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
    RS Stock No. 491-5681
    Mfr. Part No.CS4272-CZZ
    SGD11.44
    Each
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 192ksps Serial-I2S, Serial-SPI Surface Mount TSSOP 28 2 2 Single 3.3 V, 5 V
    RS Stock No. 169-8305
    Mfr. Part No.CS4272-CZZ
    SGD10.96
    Each (In a Tube of 50)
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 192ksps Serial-I2S, Serial-SPI Surface Mount TSSOP 28 2 2 Single 3.3 V, 5 V
    RS Stock No. 821-2245
    Mfr. Part No.SGTL5000XNAA3
    BrandNXP
    SGD3.58
    Each (In a Pack of 5)
    units
    Stereo Audio 1 1 2 24bit 96kHz Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount QFN 32 1 2 Single 1.62 → 3.6 V
    RS Stock No. 921-5135
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3204IRHBT
    SGD5.668
    Each (On a Reel of 250)
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 32bit 192ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount QFN 32 3 2 Single 1.8 V, 2.5 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 709-9142
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3204IRHBT
    SGD6.70
    Each
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 32bit 192ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount QFN 32 3 2 Single 1.8 V, 2.5 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 538-6006
    Mfr. Part No.AD1836AASZ
    SGD27.79
    Each
    units
    - 2 3 Stereo 24bit 96ksps SPI Surface Mount MQFP 52 2 4 Single 3.3 V, 5 V
    RS Stock No. 162-7851
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320DAC3203IRGET
    SGD2.447
    Each (On a Reel of 250)
    units
    PCM 1 2 2 32bit 48ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount VQFN 24 1 1 Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 922-2751
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC23BPW
    SGD10.202
    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
    RS Stock No. 538-6444
    Mfr. Part No.AD74111YRUZ
    SGD6.35
    Each
    units
    - 1 1 Mono 24bit 48ksps Serial Surface Mount TSSOP 16 1 1 Single 2.5 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 461-9175
    Mfr. Part No.PCM2902E
    SGD16.52
    Each
    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
    SGD6.236
    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. 697-7546
    Mfr. Part No.ADAU1761BCPZ
    SGD15.94
    Each
    units
    - 2 2 Stereo 24bit 96ksps Serial-I2C, Serial-SPI Surface Mount LFCSP 32 3 4 Single 1.5 V, 3.3 V
    RS Stock No. 774-1281
    Mfr. Part No.PCM2906CDB
    SGD16.55
    Each
    units
    Stereo Audio 1 1 Stereo 16bit 48kHz USB Surface Mount SSOP 28 2 2 Single 5 V
    RS Stock No. 786-1350
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9867ETJ+
    BrandMaxim
    SGD4.42
    Each (In a Pack of 2)
    units
    Stereo Audio 2 2 Stereo - 48kHz Serial-I2C Surface Mount TQFN 32 2 2 Single 1.8 V
    RS Stock No. 662-4977
    Mfr. Part No.PCM2904DB
    SGD16.89
    Each
    units
    - 1 1 Stereo 16bit 48ksps USB Surface Mount SSOP 28 2 2 Single 3.35 V, 5 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 190-0463
    Mfr. Part No.MAX9867ETJ+
    BrandMaxim
    SGD4.678
    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. 812-4050
    Mfr. Part No.TLV320AIC3107IRSBT
    SGD7.82
    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. 169-8391
    Mfr. Part No.CS42526-CQZ
    SGD12.19
    Each (In a Tube of 160)
    units
    General Purpose 2 6 Stereo 24bit 192ksps SPI Surface Mount LQFP 64 2 6 Single 5 V
    New
    RS Stock No. 190-5212
    Mfr. Part No.MAX98089ETN+T
    BrandMaxim
    SGD9.945
    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. 145-6868
    Mfr. Part No.PCM3060PW
    SGD6.988
    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
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