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.
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ChannelSplitterNode() constructorChrome Full support 55Edge Full support 79Firefox Full support 53IE No support NoOpera Full support 42Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 55Chrome Android Full support 55Firefox Android Full support 53Opera Android Full support 42Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 6.0


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