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SetOutputSpeakersConfig method

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Remarks

 

Sets the actual speakers configuration for the given output device.

The actual speakers configuration can be retrieved through the GetOutputSpeakersConfig method.

 

This method doesn't work in Windows Vista and Windows 7 where speakers configuration can be only set through the Windows Control Panel.

 

For further details about speakers assignment, take a look to the How to work with multiple output devices and speakers section.

 

 

Syntax

 

[Visual Basic]

Public SetOutputSpeakersConfig (

nOutputIndex as Int16,

nNewConfig as enumSpeakersConfig

) as enumErrorCodes


 

[C#]

public enumErrorCodes SetOutputSpeakersConfig (

Int16 nOutputIndex,

enumSpeakersConfig nNewConfig

);


 

[C++]

public: enumErrorCodes SetOutputSpeakersConfig (

Int16 nOutputIndex,

enumSpeakersConfig nNewConfig

);


 

 

Parameter

Description

 

 

nOutputIndex

Number representing the zero-based index of the involved output device

nNewConfig

The new speakers configuration.

 

Supported values are the following:

 

Mnemonic value

Numeric value

Meaning

SPEAKERS_STEREO

0

2 stereo speakers (Stereo)

SPEAKERS_QUADRAPHONIC

1

4 stereo speakers (Quadraphonic)

SPEAKERS_5_1

2

6 stereo speakers (5.1)

SPEAKERS_7_1

3

8 stereo speakers (7.1)

 

 

Return value

 

 

Value

Meaning

 

 

Negative value

An error occurred (see the LastError property for further error details)

enumErrorCodes.NOERROR (0)

The method call was successful.