The ChannelSplitterNode() constructor of the Web Audio API creates a new ChannelSplitterNode object instance, representing a node that splits the input into a separate output for each of the source node's audio channels.


var splitter = new ChannelSpitterNode(context, options);


Inherits parameters from the AudioNodeOptions dictionary.

A BaseAudioContext representing the audio context you want the node to be associated with.
options Optional
A ChannelSplitterOptions dictionary object defining the properties you want the ChannelSplitterNode to have (It also inherits the options defined in the AudioNodeOptions dictionary):
  • numberOfOutputs: A number defining the number of inputs the ChannelSplitterNode should have. If not specified, the default value used is 6.

Return value

A new ChannelSplitterNode object instance.


var ac = new AudioContext();

var options = {
  numberOfOutputs : 2 

var mySplitter = new ChannelSplitterNode(ac, options);


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

Browser compatibility

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Basic support55 ?53 No42 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5555 ?5342 ?6.0

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