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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.

Flexound Systems Brings Immersive Dimension to Music

June 15, 2017

Flexound Systems uses Maxim audio amplifiers in its Flexound Xperience module, which merges audio and vibration technologies.

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

MAX98090 Ultra-Low Power Stereo Audio Codec

The MAX98090 is a fully integrated audio codec whose high-performance, ultra-low power consumpti...
  • 102dB DR Stereo DAC to HP (8kHz < fS < 96kHz)
  • 3.6mW Stereo Playback Power Consumption
  • 99dB DR Stereo ADC (8kHz < fS < 96kHz)
  • 4.2mW Stereo Record Power Consumption
  • 3 Stereo Single-Ended/Differential Analog Microphone/Line Inputs (WLP Version)
  • Stereo PDM Digital Microphone Input
  • Master Clock Frequencies from 256 x fS to 60MHz
  • I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM Digital Audio Interface
  • FlexSound Technology Signal Processing
    • Record Path Biquad Filter
    • Playback Path 7-Band Parametric EQ
    • Playback Path Automatic Level Control
    • Digital Filtering and Gain/Level Control
  • Stereo Low EMI Class D Speaker Amplifiers
    • 3.2W/Channel (RL = 4Ω, VSPK_VDD = 5V, WLP)
    • 1.8W/Channel (RL = 8Ω, VSPK_VDD = 5V, WLP)
  • Stereo DirectDrive Class H Headphone Amplifier Jack Detection and Identification
  • Differential Receiver Amplifier/Stereo Line Output
  • Extensive Click-and-Pop Reduction Circuitry
  • RF Immune Analog Inputs and Outputs
  • Programmable Microphone Bias
  • I2C Control Interface with Two Address Options
  • 49-Bump 0.4mm WLP and 40-Pin TQFN Packages

MAX20317 Universal 3.5mmØ Accessory Management IC

The MAX20317 is an I2C controllable, universal 3.5mmØ accessory management IC. The device provid...
  • Allows Wide Range of Applications by Supporting Universal 3.5mm Jack Types
    • Auto-Configuration for CTIA and OMTP Headsets
    • Supports MEMS Microphone
    • 50mΩ Ground Switch
  • Enables Long Utilization of Accessories by Supplying Power Through 3.5mm Jack
    • Powered Accessory/Headset Detection
    • Bypass Switch to Power Accessories, Such as ANC Headsets
    • Programmable Button Detection in Powered Accessory Mode
  • Empowers New Path in Data Communication to Accessories
    • Power Line Communication by 3.5mm Jack
    • Bidirectional Digital Data Communication in Power Mode
    • Allow Emergence of New Accessory Types
  • Provides Comfortable Sounds by Introducing Automatic Volume Adjustment
    • Adaptive Volume Control Based on Precision Headset Impedance
    • False Insertion Detection
  • Saves Board Space with Small Form Factor
    • 1.65mm x 2.05mm 4 x 5 Array 20-Bump 0.4mm Pitch WLP

MAX4993 Low RON, Dual-SPDT/Single-DPDT Analog Switches with Slow Turn-On Time

The MAX4991–MAX4994 low on-resistance analog switches operate from a single +1.8V to +5.5V suppl...
  • Slow Turn-On for Click-and-Pop Reduction Without Additional Parts
  • Low 0.3Ω On-Resistance
  • Low RON Flatness (1mΩ)
  • Low THD+N: 0.004%
  • +1.8V to +5.5V Single-Supply Operation
  • 1.2µA (typ) Supply Current
  • Space-Saving Packages
    • 10-Pin UTQFN (1.4mm x 1.8mm x 0.55mm)

MAX4744 Low-Voltage, Dual SPDT, Audio Clickless Switches with Negative Rail Capability

The MAX4744/MAX4744H/MAX4745/MAX4745H/MAX4746H dual SPDT (single-pole/double-throw) audio switch...
  • Distortion-Free Negative Signal Throughput Down to VCC - 5.5V
  • Internal Shunt Resistor Reduces Click/Pop (MAX4744/MAX4744H)
  • 0.6Ω (typ) Low On-Resistance
  • 0.1Ω (max) Channel-to-Channel Matching
  • 0.55Ω (max) On-Resistance Flatness
  • +1.8V to +5.5V Single-Supply Voltage
  • 0.01% (typ) Total Harmonic Distortion
  • -75dB (typ) Crosstalk (100kHz)
  • -68dB (typ) Off-Isolation (100kHz)
  • Available in 10-Pin µDFN Package (2mm x 2mm)

MAX4584 Serially Controlled Audio/Video Switches

The MAX4584/MAX4585 serial-interface, programmable switches are ideal for multimedia application...
  • +2.7V to +5.5V Single-Supply Operation
  • SPST and SPDT Switches
  • 65Ω (max) RON with +5V Supply
  • Audio Performance
    • -83dB Off-Isolation at 20kHz
    • -84dB Crosstalk at 20kHz
  • Video Performance
    • -48dB Off-Isolation at 10MHz
    • -60dB Crosstalk at 10MHz
  • Serial Interface
    • 2-Wire I2C Compatible (MAX4584)
    • 3-Wire SPI/QSPI/MICROWIRE Compatible (MAX4585)