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GamepadHapticActuator

This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The GamepadHapticActuator interface of the Gamepad API represents hardware in the controller designed to provide haptic feedback to the user (if available), most commonly vibration hardware.

This interface is accessible through the Gamepad.hapticActuators property.

Properties

GamepadHapticActuator.type Read only
Returns an enum representing the type of the haptic hardware.

Methods

GamepadHapticActuator.pulse() Read only
Makes the hardware pulse at a certain intensity for a specified duration.

Examples

TBD.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Gamepad Extensions
The definition of 'GamepadHapticActuator' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
pulse No Notrue1 2 No No No
type No Notrue1 2 No No No
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
pulse No No No No No No No
type No No No No No No No

1. The flag is enabled by default in Firefox Nightly and Beta, versions 55 and above.

2. From version true, this feature is behind the dom.gamepad-extensions.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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