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Effects.PreAmplifierSpeakerValueGet method

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Remarks

 

Gets the current preamplifier's amplification value related to a specific speaker (only for multi-channel songs like 5.1 or 7.1). The current value can be modified through the Effects.PreAmplifierSetSpeakerValue method.

Pre-amplification is applied only if enabled through a previous call to the Effects.PreAmplifierEnable method.

 

See the How to apply special effects to a playing sound section for further details.

 

 

Syntax

 

[Visual Basic]

Public Function PreAmplifierSpeakerValueGet (

nPlayerIndex as Int16,

nSpeaker as enumSpeakers

ByRef fValue as Single,

nScaleType as enumVolumeScales

) as enumErrorCodes


 

[C#]

public enumErrorCodes PreAmplifierSpeakerValueGet (

Int16 nPlayerIndex,

enumSpeakers nSpeaker,

ref float fValue,

enumVolumeScales nScaleType

);


 

[C++]

public: enumErrorCodes PreAmplifierSpeakerValueGet (

Int16 nPlayerIndex,

enumSpeakers nSpeaker,

float __gc *fValue,

enumVolumeScales nScaleType

);


 

 

Parameter

Description

 

 

nPlayerIndex

Number representing the zero-based index of the involved player

nSpeaker

The output speaker assigned to the given player.

Supported values are the following:

Mnemonic value

Numeric value

Meaning

SPEAKER_FRONT

0

Front speakers (Stereo)

SPEAKER_REAR

1

Rear speakers (Stereo)

SPEAKER_CENTER_LFE

2

Center speakers (Stereo)

SPEAKER_REAR_CENTER

3

Rear center speakers (Stereo)

SPEAKER_FRONT_LEFT

4

Front-left speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_FRONT_RIGHT

5

Front-right speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_REAR_LEFT

6

Rear-left speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_REAR_RIGHT

7

Rear-right speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_CENTER

8

Center speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_LFE

9

LFE or Subwoofer speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_REAR_CENTER_LEFT

10

Rear Center Left speaker (Mono)

SPEAKER_REAR_CENTER_RIGHT

11

Rear Center Right speaker (Mono)

 

Below you can see the positioning of the Stereo speakers on a wide 7.1 configuration (the reported blue numbers corresponds to the Numeric value of the parameter)

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and below you can see the positioning of the Mono speakers on the same wide 7.1 configuration

 

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fValue

Reference that, on return from the method call, will contain the amplification value expressed in the unit specified by the nScaleType parameter.

nScaleType

The amplification scaling type.

Supported values are the following:

Mnemonic constant

Value

Meaning

SCALE_LINEAR

0

Returned amplification, expressed in percentage, is based upon a linear scale:

- value 0.0 mutes the playing sound

- values higher than 0.0 and smaller than 100.0 attenuate the playing sound

- value 100.0 keeps sound level unchanged

- values higher than 100.0 amplify the playing sound

SCALE_LOG

1

Returned amplification, expressed in dB, is based upon a logarithmic scale:

- value -100.0 mutes the playing sound

- values higher than -100.0 and smaller than 0.0 attenuate the playing sound

- value 0.0 keeps sound level unchanged

- values higher than 0.0 amplify the playing sound

 

The actual applied formula for converting a linear volume into a logarithmic volume is the following:

VolumeInDB = 20 * log10 (VolumeLinear/100)

The C syntax for converting a logarithmic volume into a linear volume is the following:

VolumeLinear = 100 * pow (10, VolumeInDB/20);

 

 

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.