Retrieves the device that a channel is using.

DWORD BASS_ChannelGetDevice(
    DWORD handle


handleThe channel handle... a HCHANNEL, HMUSIC, HSTREAM, or HRECORD. HSAMPLE handles may also be used.

Return value

If successful, the device number is returned, else -1 is returned. Use BASS_ErrorGetCode to get the error code.

Error codes

BASS_ERROR_HANDLEhandle is not a valid channel.


Recording devices are indicated by the HIWORD of the return value being 1, when this function is called with a HRECORD channel.

The return value may be BASS_NODEVICE, if the channel is not associated with a device.

See also

BASS_ChannelSetDevice, BASS_GetDevice, BASS_SetDevice, BASS_RecordGetDevice, BASS_RecordSetDevice