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The read-only context property of the AudioNode interface returns the associated BaseAudioContext, that is the object representing the processing graph the node is participating in.


var aContext = anAudioNode.context;


The AudioContext or OfflineAudioContext object that was used to construct this AudioNode.


const AudioContext = window.AudioContext || window.webkitAudioContext;
const audioCtx = new AudioContext();

const oscillator = audioCtx.createOscillator();
const gainNode = audioCtx.createGain();

console.log(oscillator.context); // AudioContext
console.log(oscillator.context === audioCtx); // true


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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support14 Yes25 No156
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support Yes14 Yes26 No15 ?

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