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LM1877 Dual Audio Power Amplifier

February 1995

LM1877
Dual Audio Power Amplifier
General Description n Wide supply range, 6V–24V
n Very low cross-over distortion
The LM1877 is a monolithic dual power amplifier designed to
n Low audio band noise
deliver 2W/channel continuous into 8Ω loads. The LM1877 is
designed to operate with a low number of external compo- n AC short circuit protected
nents, and still provide flexibility for use in stereo phono- n Internal thermal shutdown
graphs, tape recorders and AM-FM stereo receivers, etc.
Each power amplifier is biased from a common internal regu- Applications
lator to provide high power supply rejection, and output Q n Multi-channel audio systems
point centering. The LM1877 is internally compensated for
n Stereo phonographs
all gains greater than 10.
n Tape recorders and players
n AM-FM radio receivers
Features n Servo amplifiers
n 2W/channel n Intercom systems
n −65 dB ripple rejection, output referred n Automotive products
n −65 dB channel separation, output referred

Connection Diagram

Dual-In-Line Package
or Surface Mount Package

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Top View
Order Number LM1877M-9 or LM1877N-9
See NS Package Number M14B or N14A

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Equivalent Schematic Diagram

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Absolute Maximum Ratings (Note 1) M-Package Infared (15 sec.) 220˚C
If Military/Aerospace specified devices are required, M-Package Vapor Phase (60 sec.) 215˚C
please contact the National Semiconductor Sales Office/ Thermal Resistance
Distributors for availability and specifications. θJC (N-Package) 30˚C/W
Supply Voltage 26V θJA (N-Package) 79˚C/W
Input Voltage ± 0.7V θJC (M-Package) 27˚C/W
Operating Temperature 0˚C to +70˚C θJA (M-Package) 114˚C/W
Note 1: Absolute Maximum Ratings indicate limits beyond which damage to
Storage Temperature −65˚C to +150˚C the device may occur. Operating Ratings indicate conditions for which the de-
Junction Temperature 150˚C vice is functional, but do not guarantee specific performance limits.
Lead Temperature
N-Package Soldering (10 sec.) 260˚C

Electrical Characteristics
VS = 20V, TA = 25˚C, (Note 2) RL = 8Ω, AV = 50 (34 dB) unless otherwise specified
Parameter Conditions Min Typ Max Units
Total Supply Current PO = 0W 25 50 mA
Output Power THD = 10%
LM1877 VS = 20V, RL = 8Ω 2.0 W/Ch
VS = 12V, RL = 8Ω 1.3 W/Ch
Total Harmonic Distortion
LM1877 f = 1 kHz, VS = 14V
PO = 50 mW/Channel 0.075 %
PO = 500 mW/Channel 0.045 %
PO = 1 W/Channel 0.055 %
Output Swing RL = 8Ω VS −6 Vp-p
Channel Separation CF = 50 µF, CIN = 0.1 µF,
f = 1 kHz, Output Referred
VS = 20V, VO = 4 Vrms −50 −70 dB
VS = 7V, VO = 0.5 Vrms −60 dB
PSRR Power Supply CF = 50 µF, CIN = 0.1 µF,
Rejection Ratio f = 120 Hz, Output Referred
VS = 20V, VRIPPLE = 1 Vrms −50 −65 dB
VS = 7V, VRIPPLE = 0.5 Vrms −40 dB
Noise Equivalent Input Noise
RS = 0, CIN = 0.1 µF, 2.5 µV
BW = 20 Hz–20 kHz, Output Noise Wideband
RS = 0, CN = 0.1 µF, AV 200 0.80 mV
Open Loop Gain RS = 0, f = 100 kHz, RL = 8Ω 70 dB
Input Offset Voltage 15 mV
Input Bias Current 50 nA
Input Impedance Open Loop 4 MΩ
DC Output Level VS = 20V 9 10 11 V
Slew Rate 2.0 V/µs
Power Bandwidth 65 kHz
Current Limit 1.0 A
Note 2: For operation at ambient temperature greater than 25˚C, the LM1877 must be derated based on a maximum 150˚C junction temperature.

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Typical Performance Characteristics
Device Dissipation vs Power Supply Rejection Ratio Power Supply Rejection Ratio
Ambient Temperature (Referred to the Output) vs (Referred to the Output) vs
Frequency Frequency

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Power Supply Rejection Ratio Channel Separation (Referred Channel Separation (Referred
(Referred to the Output) vs to the Output) vs Frequency to the Output) vs Frequency
Supply Voltage

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Average Supply Current vs Total Harmonic Distortion Total Harmonic Distortion


POUT vs Frequency vs Frequency

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Typical Performance Characteristics (Continued)

Power Dissipation (W) Open Loop Gain vs Output Swing vs Supply


Both Channels Operating Frequency Voltage

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Typical Applications
Stereo Phonograph Amplifier with Bass Tone Control

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Typical Applications (Continued)

Frequency Response of Bass Tone Control Inverting Unity Gain Amplifier

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Stereo Amplifier with AV = 200

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Typical Applications (Continued)

Non-Inverting Amplifier Using Split Supply Typical Split Supply

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Physical Dimensions inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted

Molded SOIC Package (M)


Order Number LM1877M-9
NS Package Number M14B

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LM1877 Dual Audio Power Amplifier
Physical Dimensions inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted (Continued)

Molded Dual-In-Line Package (N)


Order Number LM1877N-9
NS Package Number N14A

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