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Latest Blogs

How Soundmatters Is Making Small, Portable Speakers Sound Better

June 25, 2020

Soundmatters is enhancing the sound quality of its ultra-small portable speakers with Maxim Integrated’s MAX98390 speaker amplifier.

PUI Audio Delivers Clean, Clear Sound from Tiny Speakers

November 14, 2019

Learn how PUI Audio uses the MAX98390 smart amplifier to deliver louder, richer sound from its micro speakers. Find the latest smart amplifiers today.

How to Drive Micro Speakers to Their Maximum Power Rating

October 24, 2019

Learn how Smart Audio Amplifiers enhance Micro Speakers and get the maximum power rating to achieve louder sound and more bass.

How to Get Louder, Richer Sound from Micro Speakers

July 25, 2019

Learn how new boosted, digital Class D smart amplifier, MAX98390, enables you to deliver louder, richer sound from micro speakers.

Stop Straining Your Portables—Refine Your Power Strategies

August 07, 2018

Maxim's MAX98357 audio amplifier paired with Raspberry Pi form the foundation for high-quality audio applications.

Making Sweet Music with Raspberry Pi

July 03, 2018

Maxim's MAX98357 audio amplifier paired with Raspberry Pi form the foundation for high-quality audio applications.

A Better Listening Experience Starts with the Right Stereo Audio Codec

June 21, 2018

Designing hearables and wearables? Get tips for choosing the right stereo audio codec for better audio quality and longer battery life.

LED Bulb Inspires Creation of Maintenance-Free Cybernetic House

June 19, 2018

What's the 40-year house? It's miserly on energy use, maintenance-free for four decades, and anticipates its occupants' needs.

Why Your Audio DAC or Digital Amp Should Spec Dynamic Range Instead of SNR

May 17, 2018

Understand why your audio DAC or digital amp should meet the specs for dynamic range instead of signal to noise (SNR).

Want Your Oven to Play Your Favorite U2 Song?

August 01, 2017

Experts share tips for building speaker systems, whether they’re for standalone use or integrated into, say, an appliance or mobile device.

How 3D Printers Help You Evaluate ICs

February 23, 2017

Learn how vendors such as Maxim are tapping into tools like 3D printers and laser cutters to quickly create customized demos that help customers evaluate components.

Featured Products

MAX98050 Low-power, High-Performance Audio CODEC
The MAX98050 is a low-power, high-performance audio CODEC with integrated low-latency digital fi...
  • Low-Latency Digital Filter Channels
    • 96kHz/192kHz/384kHz Sample Rate Options
    • Channel Support Applications Including Feed-Forward (FF) and Feedback (FB) ANC, Ambient/Voice Enhancement and Transparency, and Playback Compensation
    • Filters Allowing Smooth, Dynamic Transitions / Updates without Playback Disruption
  • Mono Headphone Playback Channel
    • High-Efficiency Hybrid Class-AB/D Amplifier
    • 114dB Playback Dynamic Range
    • 2.55mW PQ (fS = 48kHz, No Noise Gate)
    • 1.9mW PQ (fS = 48kHz, With Noise Gate)
  • Three Microphone Record Channels 
    • Analog or Digital Microphone Inputs
    • 107dB Dynamic Range (AMIC Single-Ended)
    • 113dB Dynamic Range (AMIC Differential))
    • 5.3mW PQ (fS = 16kHz, 2 AMIC Record)
    • 2.1mW PQ (fS = 16kHz, 2 DMIC Record)
  • Playback with ANC Filter Profile (fS = 192kHz)
    • 9.85mW PQ (AMIC FF+FB Profile)
    • 6.7mW PQ (AMIC FF Only Profile)
    • 7mW PQ (DMIC FF+FB Profile)
  • Full-Scale Playback Power at 1% THD+N:
    • 31mW into 32Ω (1VRMS Full-Scale Mode)
    • 15mW into 32Ω (Reduced Swing Mode)
    • 61mW into 16Ω (1VRMS Full-Scale Mode)
  • Flexible I2S/TDM Digital Audio Interface
    • Support for 16/24/32-Bit Audio Data
    • Playback Sample Rates of 8kHz to 192kHz 
    • No High-Speed Master Clock Required 
  • Audio CODEC Evaluation Platform Available
    • Includes Maxim Reference Headset Design 
  • 6.7mm2 36-Bump WLP Package
    • 0.4mm Pitch with a 0.5mm Height
MAX98050EVSYS Evaluation Kit for the MAX98050
The MAX98050 evaluation system (MAX98050EVSYS#) evaluates the MAX98050, a low-power, high-perfor...
  • Complete Hardware System with Easy Setup, No Tools or Special Equipment Required
  • Easy-to-Use Graphical User Interfaces Software (Windows® 10 Compatible)
    • MAX98050 Evaluation Software Provides Complete Access to All Hardware Registers
    • Hearable Sound Studio Basic for Digital Filter Design and Acoustic Hardware Evaluation
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MAX98400A Stereo, High-Power, Class D Amplifier
The MAX98400A/MAX98400B Class D amplifiers provide high-performance, thermally efficient amplifi...
  • Wide 8V to 28V Supply Voltage Range
  • Single Supply Operation
  • Low EMI: Active Emissions Limiting
  • Clipping Limiter
  • Low Quiescent Current
  • Thermal Foldback
  • Thermal and Overcurrent Protection
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MAX98400B Stereo, High-Power, Class D Amplifier
The MAX98400A/MAX98400B Class D amplifiers provide high-performance, thermally efficient amplifi...
  • Wide 8V to 28V Supply Voltage Range
  • Single Supply Operation
  • Low EMI: Active Emissions Limiting
  • Clipping Limiter
  • Low Quiescent Current
  • Thermal Foldback
  • Thermal and Overcurrent Protection
MAX98390EVSYS Evaluation System for the MAX98390
For stereo evaluation and design use a MAX98390EVSYS# board with a MAX98390-ST-AUX# stereo expan...
  • Complete Hardware System with Easy Setup, No Tools or Special Equipment Required
  • Precharacterized Reference Microspeaker Included
  • Easy-to-Use Graphical User Interfaces Software (Windows® 7/10 Compatible)
  • DSM Sound Studio
    • Quick Demo Using Included Speaker
    • Extract: Speaker Parameter Extraction
    • Tune: Full Acoustic Tuning Suite
    • Evaluate: Compare Different Tunings
  • MAX98390 Evaluation Software
    • Complete Access to All Hardware Registers
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MAX98390 Boosted Class-D Amplifier with Integrated Dynamic Speaker Management
The MAX98390 is a high-efficiency mono Class-D DSM smart amplifier that features an integrated b...
  • Integrated Speaker Current and Voltage Sense Requires no External Components
  • Integrated Programmable 10V Boost Converter
    • Bypass Mode
    • Envelope Tracking
  • Integrated Dynamic Speaker Management
    • Thermal Protection
    • Excursion Protection
    • Low-Frequency Extension
    • 8-Band Parametric Equalizer
    • Dynamic Range Compression
    • Perceptual Power Reduction
    • Debuzzer
    • Stereo Bass Management
  • Ultra-Low Noise Floor
    • 10µV Output Noise
    • 116dB Dynamic Range
  • Low Distortion—0.01% THD+N
  • Output Power at 1% THD+N, VVBAT = 4.3V
    • 5.1W into 8Ω
    • 5.1W into 4Ω
  • Output Power at 10% THD+N, VVBAT = 4.3V
    • 6.2W into 8Ω
    • 6.2W into 4Ω
  • System Efficiency
    • 82% at 1.2W into 8Ω, VVBAT = 3.7V
    • 86% at 0.45W into 8Ω, VVBAT = 3.7V
  • Dynamic Speaker Output FET Scaling
  • 2.65V to 5.5V Battery Voltage Range
  • I2S/16-Channel TDM and I2C Interfaces
  • Class-D Edge Rate Control Enables Filterless Operation
  • Advanced Brownout-Protection Engine
  • Extensive Click-and-Pop Suppression
  • Robust Short-Circuit and Thermal Protection
  • Space-Saving, 30-Bump WLP Package (2.468mm x 2.968mm, 0.5mm Pitch) or 36-Bump WLP Package (2.418mm x 2.608mm, 0.4mm Pitch)
MAX98395EVSYS Evaluation Kit for the MAX98395
The MAX98395 evaluation system (EV system) evaluates the MAX98395 mono Class-D audio amplifier f...
  • Complete Hardware System with Easy Setup; No Tools or Special Equipment Required
  • Easy to use Graphical User Interface (GUI) Evaluation Software (Windows 7/10 Compatible)
    • Complete Access to all Hardware Registers
MAX98395 11.7W Digital Input Class DG Amplifier with I/V Sense and Ultra-Low Quiescent Power
The MAX98395 is a 11.7W high-efficiency, mono Class-DG speaker amplifier with industry leading q...
  • Wide Input Supply Range (3.0V to 14V)
  • Class-DG Operation Enables Industry Leading Quiescent Power
    • 16mW at VPVDD = 3.8V
    • 15mW at VPVDD = 12V
  • Ultra-Low Noise Floor
    • 11µVRMS Output Noise
    • 116dB Dynamic Range
  • Low Distortion
    • -83dB THD+N at 2W into 8Ω, f = 1kHz and 3kHz
    • -77dB THD+N at 2W into 8Ω, f = 6kHz
  • Output Power at 1% THD+N:
    • 7.7W into 8Ω, VPVDD = 12V
    • 11.7W into 4Ω, VPVDD = 12V
  • Speaker Amplifier Efficiency:
    • 88% at 5W into 8Ω, VPVDD = 12V
  • Class-D EMI Reduction Enables Filterless Operation
    • Spread-Spectrum Modulation
    • Switching Edge Rate Control
  • Integrated Speaker Current and Voltage Sense Requires no External Components
  • I2S/16-Channel TDM and I2C Digital Interfaces
  • Playback and IV Paths Support Sample Rates up to 96kHz
  • Dynamic Headroom Tracking (DHT) Maintains a Consistent Listening Experience
  • Extensive Click-and-Pop Suppression
  • 28-Bump WLP (1.62mm x 2.88mm x 0.5mm, 0.4mm Pitch)
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MAX98308 3.3W Mono Class DG Multilevel Audio Amplifier
The MAX98307/MAX98308 fully differential mono Class DG multilevel power amplifiers with integrat...
  • High Efficiency Combined with High Output Power
    • Class DG Multilevel Modulation Ensures Maximum Efficiency Over Wide Output Power Range
  • Improves Battery Life
    • Low 1.85mA Quiescent Current
  • High Output Power at 1% THD+N
    • 1.54W at VPVDD = 3.6V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
    • 2.85W at VPVDD = 5V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
  • High Output Power at 10% THD+N
    • 1.77W at VPVDD = 3.6V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
    • 3.3W at VPVDD = 5V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
  • 84% Efficiency (VPVDD = 3.6V, at 500mW Output)
  • Active Emissions Limiting and Class DG Multilevel Output Modulation Eliminates EMI Output Filtering Requirement
  • Integrated Charge Pump and High Efficiency Results in Small Solution Size
  • Excellent RF Immunity
  • Click-and-Pop Suppression
  • Thermal and Overcurrent Protection
  • Low-Current Shutdown Mode
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MAX98307 3.3W Mono Class DG Multilevel Audio Amplifier
The MAX98307/MAX98308 fully differential mono Class DG multilevel power amplifiers with integrat...
  • High Efficiency Combined with High Output Power
    • Class DG Multilevel Modulation Ensures Maximum Efficiency Over Wide Output Power Range
  • Improves Battery Life
    • Low 1.85mA Quiescent Current
  • High Output Power at 1% THD+N
    • 1.54W at VPVDD = 3.6V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
    • 2.85W at VPVDD = 5V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
  • High Output Power at 10% THD+N
    • 1.77W at VPVDD = 3.6V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
    • 3.3W at VPVDD = 5V, 8Ω + 68µH Load
  • 84% Efficiency (VPVDD = 3.6V, at 500mW Output)
  • Active Emissions Limiting and Class DG Multilevel Output Modulation Eliminates EMI Output Filtering Requirement
  • Integrated Charge Pump and High Efficiency Results in Small Solution Size
  • Excellent RF Immunity
  • Click-and-Pop Suppression
  • Thermal and Overcurrent Protection
  • Low-Current Shutdown Mode