Stereo audio tracks missing - have mono track only

After recently downloading DV footage, I find that there is only a "mono" channel shown on the timeline. Several subsequent "test" takes and downloads continue to produce only the mono channel. Imported "aiff" files appear in timeline with stereo tracks, but material from my DV camera continues to only contain a single mono track. (All settings on camera have been checked and re-checked and appear OK)
Is there some setting in FCE HD that needs to be re-set? If so, where is it??
Any input/advice will be appreciated.

After recently downloading DV footage, I find that
there is only a "mono" channel shown on the timeline.
Several subsequent "test" takes and downloads
continue to produce only the mono channel. Imported
"aiff" files appear in timeline with stereo tracks,
but material from my DV camera continues to only
contain a single mono track. (All settings on
camera have been checked and re-checked and appear
OK)
Is there some setting in FCE HD that needs to be
re-set? If so, where is it??
Any input/advice will be appreciated.
"Mayday, Mayday" ! I've had my camcorder bench-checked for the stereo audio signals (it's operating fine), replaced the firewire cable between the camcorder and the iMac, and reloaded FCE HD. Test clips still show only a "mono" channel for audio - no stereo audio. Test clips made with a different camcorder produced the same results (mono channel only)
After downloading yet another test clip, the FCE HD software responds with the following message:
"The audio sample rate of one or more of your captured media files does not match the sample rate on your source tape. This may cause the video and audio of these media files to be out of sync. Make sure the audio sample rate of your capture preset matches the sample rate of your tape"
Is this why I am only seeing one (mono) audio channel ? Can anyone tell me what this means and how I should fix it ?

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