TI : Audio codec includes Class-D amplifier

A low-power stereo audio codec from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) enables CD quality playback and extends battery life in portable products such as cell phones, portable navigation devices and portable media players. The TLV320AIC3107 codec integrates a stereo headphone amplifier and mono Class-D speaker amplifier to substantially reduce board area and cost by 20 percent when compared to discrete solutions (See

Key Features

• Stereo 8-96 ksps DAC with 97 dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and 8-96 ksps ADC with 92 dB SNR
• Low power consumption of 15 mW at 48 kHz with a 3.3-V analog supply
• Integrated mono Class-D speaker amplifier capable of driving 1 W into 8-Ohm load
• Low impedance passive analog switch
• Integrated phase-locked loop (PLL)
• Multiple inputs and outputs programmable in single-ended or fully differential configurations Key Benefits
• SNR performance enables CD quality playback
• Extends playback time
• Highly-efficient amplifier prolongs battery life and saves board space
• Bypasses codec for low-power mode
• Allows for simplified clocking scheme and lowers system cost
• Maximizes design flexibility

Availability and pricing

The TLV320AIC3107 is available today in a space-saving 5 mm x 5 mm QFN-40 package from TI and its authorized distributors. The device is priced at $3.85 in 1000-piece quantities. A 3.5mm x 3mm WCSP package will be available in 1Q2009.

Find out more about TI’s portable audio portfolio by visiting links below:

• Evaluation modules and samples:
• TI’s Audio Selection guide:
• TI Audio community:

About Texas Instruments

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