Power Amplifier IC suits portable audio applications.

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Model FAN7023 monaural, CMOS power amplifier comes in mini SO-8 and SO-8 package. When delivering 1.0 W of continuous RMS power into 8 ohm speaker at 5 V supply, unit typically has 0.1% of THD+N. It operates from 2.2-5.5 V supply, and Power Supply Rejection Ratio is typically 65 dB. With low supply current and shutdown function, as well as low shutdown current consumption of 0.1 microamp, FAN7023 is suited for battery-powered portable applications.



Original Press Release:



New 1W CMOS Power Amplifier IC in Space Saving Mini SO-8 Package Provides Excellent Sound Quality in Portable Audio Applications



San Jose, Calif.-December 13, 2002-Fairchild Semiconductor International (NYSE: FCS) announces the FAN7023, a CMOS power amplifier for mobile phone, PDA and portable audio systems.

The FAN7023 is a monaural power amplifier available in both a space-saving, mini SO-8 and an SO-8 package. When delivering 1.0W of continuous RMS power into an 8 ohm speaker at 5V supply, the FAN7023 typically has 0.1 % of THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise). The FAN7023 operates from 2.2V to 5.5V supply. The amplifier's superior THD and PSRR (Power Supply Rejection Ratio, typically 65dB) characteristics guarantee high output performance. With low supply current characteristics and shutdown function, as well as low shutdown current consumption (0.1 microamp, typical), the FAN7023 is well suited for battery-powered portable applications requiring energy savings and a long battery life.

The FAN7023 features thermal shutdown protection, unity gain stability and external gain configuration capability. Board space is reduced because designs using the FAN7023 do not need an output coupling capacitor, bootstrap capacitor or a snubber network. Complementing the FAN7023 is a broad array of Fairchild's signal path solutions ranging from high- performance, low power operational amplifiers to analog switches that provide optimum performance with a minimum power budget.

For more information, contact Fairchild Semiconductor Customer Support Group at (888) 522-5372, fax (972) 910-8036, or visit Fairchild's Web site at www.fairchildsemi.com. As part of Fairchild's Customer First eBusiness Program, samples of the FAN7023 may be ordered on line directly from the product folder (www.fairchildsemi.com/pf/FA/FAN7023.html).

Price: US $0.57 in 1,000-piece quantities.
Availability: Now
Delivery: 8-10 weeks ARO

Fairchild Semiconductor International:
Fairchild Semiconductor International (NTYSE: FCS) is a leading global supplier of high performance products for multiple end markets. With a focus on developing leading edge power and interface solutions to enable the electronics of today and tomorrow, Fairchild's components are used in computing, communications, consumer, industrial and automotive applications. Fairchild's 10,000 employees design, manufacture and market power, analog & mixed signal, interface, logic, and optoelectronics products from its headquarters in South Portland, Maine, USA and numerous locations around the world. Please contact us on the web at www.fairchildsemi.com.

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