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MixerGetCount method

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Retrieves the number of mixers currently installed on your system: usually this number is strictly related to the number of sound cards currently installed on your system.


The friendly name of each mixer can be obtained using the MixerGetDesc method.


IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT THE WINDOWS VERSION: This method is only intended for usage when the operating system is Windows XP or older versions; for Windows Vista and higher versions it's recommended using methods exposed by the CoreAudioDevicesMan class.





[Visual Basic]

Public Function MixerGetCount (

) as Int16



public Int16 MixerGetCount (




public: Int16 MixerGetCount (




Return value


The number of mixers currently installed on the system.