Audio Codec ICs

In order to convert analogue audio into digital signals and back again, audio codec ICs are required. Codec is a combination of the words 'coder' and 'decoder, and the IC contains both a digital-to-analogue converter (DAC) and analogue-to-digital converter (ADC.) Audio codec chips are typically used in sound cards with an audio input and output, which means they can be used to both capture speech and allow speaker playback.



The RS Components range of audio codec integrated circuits includes high-quality models from leading brands.



How do Audio Codecs work?



The IC operates by first digitizing an analogue source. It achieves this by transforming a voltage level into a binary representation, commonly known as a pulse code modulation, or PCM. In order for this digital signal to be heard it must be converted back to analogue. This data conversion is handled by the ICs digital-analogue-converter.



Applications



Audio codec ICs are used to enhance the audio experience in many kinds of digital device and electronics. With different numbers of channels, sampling rates and input/output interface configurations, there are audio codec ICs available to suit your demands.



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    Description Price Codec Type Number of ADCs Number of DACs Number of Channels ADC/DAC Resolution Sampling Rate Interface Type Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Number of ADC Inputs Number of DAC Outputs Power Supply Type Typical Operating Supply Voltage
    New
    RS Stock No. 191-3745
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9860ETG+T
    BrandMaxim
    HK$26.24
    Each (In a Pack of 5)
    units
    - 2 1 1 (DAC), 2 (ADC) 16bit 8 → 48kHz - - TQFN 24 - - Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 145-7115
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC23BIPW
    HK$63.551
    Each (In a Tube of 50)
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 32bit 96ksps SPI Surface Mount TSSOP 28 3 4 Single 1.5 V, 3.3 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 190-0463
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9867ETJ+
    BrandMaxim
    HK$24.984
    Each (In a Pack of 5)
    units
    Stereo Audio 2 2 Stereo - 48kHz Serial-I2C Surface Mount TQFN 32 2 2 Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 620-2072
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC23BIPW
    HK$71.35
    Each
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 32bit 96ksps SPI Surface Mount TSSOP 28 3 4 Single 1.5 V, 3.3 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 191-3284
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9860ETG+T
    BrandMaxim
    HK$11.831
    Each (On a Reel of 2500)
    units
    - 2 1 1 (DAC), 2 (ADC) 16bit 8 → 48kHz - - TQFN 24 - - Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 697-7537
    Mfr. Part No.ADAU1361BCPZ
    HK$62.29
    Each
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 96ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount LFCSP 32 3 4 Single -
    RS Stock No. 145-6868
    Mfr. Part No.PCM3060PW
    HK$37.323
    Each (In a Tube of 50)
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 192ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount TSSOP 28 2 2 Dual 5 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 190-5212
    Mfr. Part No.MAX98089ETN+T
    BrandMaxim
    HK$53.11
    Each (In a Pack of 2)
    units
    Stereo Audio 2 2 2 (ADC), 2 (DAC) 24bit 8 → 96kHz - - TQFN 56 3 - Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 160-4472
    Mfr. Part No.AD1937WBSTZ
    HK$68.217
    Each (In a Tray of 160)
    units
    Stereo Audio 4 8 12 24bit 192kHz Serial Surface Mount LQFP 64 4 8 Single 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 807-1681
    Mfr. Part No.ADAU1772BCPZ
    HK$88.29
    Each
    units
    General Purpose 4 2 Stereo 24bit 192ksps Serial-2 Wire, Serial-4 Wire, Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount LFCSP 40 4 2 Single 1.8 → 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 162-7108
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC12KIDBT
    HK$36.445
    Each (In a Tube of 60)
    units
    - 1 1 Mono 16bit 104ksps Serial-I2C Surface Mount TSSOP 30 3 3 Single 1.8 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 538-6006
    Mfr. Part No.AD1836AASZ
    HK$142.82
    Each
    units
    - 2 3 Stereo 24bit 96ksps SPI Surface Mount MQFP 52 2 4 Single 3.3 V, 5 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 190-5257
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9860ETG+
    BrandMaxim
    HK$17.646
    Each (In a Pack of 5)
    units
    - 2 1 1 (DAC), 2 (ADC) 16bit 8 → 48kHz - - TQFN 24 - - Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 812-4050
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3107IRSBT
    HK$49.91
    Each
    units
    PCM 2 2 12 32bit 48ksps Serial-I2C Surface Mount WQFN 40 1 1 Single 1.8 (Digital) V, 3.3 (Analogue)
    RS Stock No. 923-2417
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3104IRHBT
    HK$25.767
    Each (On a Reel of 250)
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 96ksps Serial-I2C Surface Mount QFN 32 3 6 Single 1.8 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 162-4263
    Mfr. Part No.PCM2902E
    HK$95.921
    Each (In a Tube of 47)
    units
    - 1 1 Stereo 16bit 48ksps USB Surface Mount SSOP 28 2 2 Single 3.35 V, 5 V
    RS Stock No. 162-7849
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3107IRSBT
    HK$35.52
    Each (On a Reel of 250)
    units
    PCM 2 2 12 32bit 48ksps Serial-I2C Surface Mount WQFN 40 1 1 Single 1.8 (Digital) V, 3.3 (Analogue)
    RS Stock No. 158-0221
    Mfr. Part No.AD74111YRUZ
    HK$39.165
    Each (In a Tube of 96)
    units
    - 1 1 Mono 24bit 48ksps Serial Surface Mount TSSOP 16 1 1 Single 2.5 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 160-4474
    Mfr. Part No.AD1939WBSTZ
    HK$70.552
    Each (In a Tray of 160)
    units
    Stereo Audio 4 8 12 24bit 192kHz Serial Surface Mount LQFP 64 4 8 Single 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 923-7737
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9867ETJ+
    BrandMaxim
    HK$16.43
    Each (In a Tube of 60)
    units
    Stereo Audio 2 2 Stereo - 48kHz Serial-I2C Surface Mount TQFN 32 2 2 Single 1.8 V
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