The ConvolverNode() constructor of the Web Audio API creates a new ConvolverNode object instance.


var convolverNode = new ConvolverNode(context, options)


Inherits parameters from the AudioNodeOptions dictionary.

A reference to an AudioContext.
options Optional
Options are as follows:
  • audioBuffer: A mono, stereo, or 4-channel AudioBuffer containing the (possibly multichannel) impulse response used by the ConvolverNode to create the reverb effect.
  • disableNormalization: A Boolean controlling whether the impulse response from the buffer will be scaled by an equal-power normalization, or not. The default is 'false'.

Return value

A new ConvolverNode object instance.


Exception Explanation
NotSupportedError The referenced AudioBuffer does not have the correct number of channels, or it has a different sample rate to the associated AudioContext.


Specification Status Comment
Web Audio API
The definition of 'ConvolverNode()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

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ConvolverNode() 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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