Mini Audio Amplifier circuit
Here is a simple and humble 2 Watts mini audio amplifier circuit suitable for small pocket radios and other portable audio gadgets.The circuit is based on Phillips Semiconductors IC TDA 7052.The amplifier can be run even from a 3V Mercury button cell.This makes it ideal for battery operated gadgets.
The IC TDA7052 is a mono output amplifier coming in a 8-lead DI package (DIP). The device is mainly designed for battery-operated portable audio circuits. The features of TDA 7052 include ,no external components needed, no switch-on or switch-off click sounds , great overall stability ,very low power consumption(quiescent current 4mA) , low THD, no heat sinks required and short-circuit proof.
The gain of TDA 7052 is fixed internally at 40 dB. . To compensate the reduction of output power due to low voltage supply the TDA7052 uses the Bridge-Tied-Load principle (BTL) which can provide an output of around 1 to 2 W Rms(THD = 10%) into an 8 Ohm load with a power supply of 6 V. In the circuit the potentiometer can be used to control the volume.Capacitor C1 and C2 are meant for filtering the supplyvoltage if a battery eliminator is used as supply source.For operations using a battery C1 and C2 are no necessary.