The ratio property of the DynamicsCompressorNode interface Is a k-rate AudioParam representing the amount of change, in dB, needed in the input for a 1 dB change in the output.

The ratio property's default value is 12 and it can be set between 1 and 20.

Describes the effect of different ratio on the output signal


An AudioParam.

Note: Though the AudioParam returned is read-only, the value it represents is not.


var audioCtx = new AudioContext();
var compressor = audioCtx.createDynamicsCompressor();
compressor.ratio.value = 12;

See BaseAudioContext.createDynamicsCompressor() for more complete example code.


Web Audio API
# dom-dynamicscompressornode-ratio

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