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#660862 - 08/07/04 06:22 PM Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
Rob Shrock Offline
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Registered: 08/07/04
Posts: 4
Loc: Los Angeles
I've heard there are some negative mono summing issues with the P250. Is this true?

What does the P250 sound like when onky a single mono output is taken? Does the left/right collapse well or does it sound hollow and phase-y?

I need a good stage piano, but some of the venues I play are strictly mono house. In all other areas I love the P250, but I've never heard it strictly in mono through a keybord amp or wedge.

Any comments from owners?

Thanks. Rob

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#660863 - 08/10/04 11:25 PM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
Rob Shrock Offline
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Registered: 08/07/04
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Loc: Los Angeles
Does nobody have anything to add to this? Weird...

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#660864 - 08/11/04 06:19 AM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
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Registered: 03/31/04
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There were some very intense and sometimes obsessive discussions of p250 and mono on harmony-central.com and musicplayer.com.

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#660865 - 08/11/04 07:56 AM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
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I have a P250 and a P120 and the acoustic piano sounds in particular do sound weird and a little phasey when played thru a single mono sound speaker. Their piano samples were designed to be played back in stereo and therefore are less than ideal when played in mono.
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#660866 - 08/18/04 03:02 AM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
Rob Shrock Offline
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Loc: Los Angeles
I bought the P250--love it!!!

The mono compatibility issue is not a problem. There is a slight artifact, but no more than with any good stereo source that is collapsed into mono. It's actually fine, and it records and performs great in mono.

Rob

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#660867 - 08/19/04 08:40 AM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
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In my opinion the Yamaha P250, P120 and P90 all suffer when summed into mono, they sound somewhat hollow and artificial.
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#660868 - 08/21/04 03:27 AM Re: Yamaha P250--mono compatibility
Rob Shrock Offline
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Registered: 08/07/04
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Loc: Los Angeles
>>In my opinion the Yamaha P250, P120 and P90 all suffer when summed into mono, they sound somewhat hollow and artificial.<<

Yeah, it's a little phase-y, but most pianos [real] sound like this, or worse, when summed to mono.

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