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So wrong…

The obvious answer is that first, we are talking about an audio-range signal and your friend was playing his monophonic sine wave panned center to a stereo bus. The panner was an equal-power type (common) thus each of the L & R sides were down 3dB.

Like this? blogs.msdn.com/…/downmixing-stereo-to-mono.aspx

So clearly and useful ! I'll pay more attention to your blog. thanks.

Great article