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The destination property of the AudioContext interface returns an AudioDestinationNode representing the final destination of all audio in the context. It often represents an actual audio-rendering device such as your device's speakers.


var audioCtx = new AudioContext();


An AudioDestinationNode.


Note: for a full example implementation, see one of our Web Audio Demos on the MDN Github repo, like panner-node.

var AudioContext = window.AudioContext || window.webkitAudioContext;
var audioCtx = new AudioContext();
// Older webkit/blink browsers require a prefix

var oscillatorNode = audioCtx.createOscillator();
var gainNode = audioCtx.createGain();



Specification Status Comment
Web Audio API
The definition of 'destination' in that specification.
Working Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 10.0webkit (Yes) 25.0 (25.0)  No support 15.0webkit
22 (unprefixed)
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? (Yes) 26.0 1.2 ? ? ? 33.0

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