Wolfson Microelectronics has introduced the WM8595, a multi-channel audio codec, designed to offer a complete high performance audio solution in an ultra thin package for consumer products, including high definition digital televisions, DVD recorders and Blu-ray players. It is available from Caelera .
The WM8595 multi-channel audio codecs are a new addition to Wolfson’s Pure Sound audio portfolio and features flexible routing options, six stereo input selectors and two stereo output selectors, as well as both digital and analogue volume control. Based around one 24-bit high performance ADC and two 24-bit high performance DACs, this comprehensive 2Vrms audio solution also features channel selection and clocking options to address the audio requirements of leading consumer applications.
Features of this audio equipment:
- The WM8595 multi-channel audio codecs provide impressive DAC audio performance of 100dB SNR, -87dB THD typical, with a sampling frequency of 32kHz to 192kHz, and ADC audio performance of 96dB SNR, -80dB THD typical, with a sampling frequency of 32kHz to 96kHz.
- In addition, the WM8595 multi-channel audio codec’s digital multiplexer interfaces with multiple digital sources, such as DSP, HDMI or a memory card, and it also features a two-wire or three-wire serial control interface with ‘read back’ and hardware reset, mute and emergency shutdown pins.
- The WM8595 multi-channel audio codecs are available for sampling now in a 48-pin QFN package.
- WM8595 customer evaluation boards are available to aid device evaluation and development.