Op Amp features 100 MHz gain bandwidth.

Press Release Summary:

Model LT6206 dual video, operational amplifier operates on supplies from 2.7-12.6 V with 400 V/µs slew rate and high output drive of 50 mA. Rail-to-rail outputs swing within 60 mV of either supply rail, making unit suited for 3 V operation requiring max output dynamic range. Amplifier offers over 90 dB of channel isolation at 10 MHz. Video specifications include 0.05% differential gain, 0.08° differential phase, and 20 ns settling time.

Original Press Release:

3V 100MHz Dual Video Op Amp Reduces System Cost without Compromising Performance

MILPITAS, CA - August 21, 2003 - Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT6206, a dual video operational amplifier featuring 100MHz gain bandwidth product and 400V/us slew rate. This rail-to-rail amplifier offers a low cost solution while maintaining excellent overall performance and versatility. Designed to operate on supplies from 2.7V to 12.6V, the LT6206 has true single supply capability with the input voltage range extending to the negative rail. The rail-to-rail outputs swing within 60mV of either supply rail, making the LT6206 suitable for 3V operation requiring the maximum output dynamic range. Excellent video specifications include 0.05% differential gain, 0.08deg differential phase and 20ns settling time.

The LT6206 combines a fast 400V/us slew rate and wide bandwidth with a low cost of 97¢ each in 25k-piece quantities. This makes it ideal for a variety of general purpose high speed applications from video electronics to low voltage high speed signal processing in industrial and communication systems.

"The LT6206 offers over 90dB of channel isolation at 10MHz. This allows freedom from interaction between the two channels and minimizes crosstalk for clean output signals," according to design manager, Bill Jett. "The LT6206's excellent AC specifications are complemented by superb DC accuracy. With 3.5mV guaranteed maximum input offset voltage, the LT6206 competes with op amps offering tens of mV of DC offset."

The high output drive of 50mA makes the LT6206 ideal as a line driver or coax cable driver. The low power dissipation, 20mW per amplifier on a single 5V supply, and small packaging, 8-pin MSOP, make the LT6206 suitable for high-density boards or portable applications where minimum size and low power consumption are crucial. The LT6206 is available with full specifications over the commercial temperature range of 0°C to 70°C and industrial temperature range of -40°C to 85°C.

Summary of Features: LT6206
400V/us Slew Rate
100MHz Gain Bandwidth Product
Wide Supply Range 2.7V to 12.6V
Output Swings Rail-to-Rail
Input Common Mode Range Includes Ground
Low Cost
High Output Drive: 50mA
Channel Separation: 90dB at 10MHz
Specified on 3V, 5V, and ±5V Supplies
Input Offset Voltage: 1mV Typ
8-Pin MSOP Package
Operating Temperature Range: -40°C to 85°C
Low Power Dissipation: 20mW Per Amplifier on Single 5V

Company Background
Linear Technology Corporation was founded in 1981 as a manufacturer of high performance linear integrated circuits. Linear Technology products include operational, instrumentation and audio amplifiers; voltage regulators,power management devices, DC-DC converters and voltage references; comparators; monolithic filters; communications interface circuits; one-chip data acquisition sub-systems; pulse-width modulators and sample-and-hold devices; and high frequencydevices. Applications for Linear Technology's high performance circuits include wireless and broadband telecommunications infrastructure, cellular telephones, networking products and satellite systems, notebook and desk top computers, computer peripherals, video/multimedia, industrial and medical instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control, military and space systems, and high-end consumer products including digital cameras, MP3 players and other electronic products.

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