High Speed, Fast Settling Precision Operational Amplifier

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The OP-42 is a fast precision JFET-input operational amplifier. Similar in speed to the OP-17, the OP-42 offers a symmetric 58V/µs slew rate and is internally compensated for unity-gain operation. OP-42 speed is achieved with a supply current of less than 6mA. Unity gain stability, a wide full-power bandwidth of 900kHz, and a fast settling-time of 800ns to 0.01% make the OP-42 an ideal output amplifier for fast digital-to-analog converters. Equal attention was given to both speed and precision in the OP-42 design.

Its tight 750µV maximum input offset voltage combined with well-controlled drift of less than 10µV/%C eliminates the need for external nulling in many circuits. The common-mode rejection of the 88dB minimum over a ±11 V input voltage range is exceptional for a high-speed amplifier. High CMR combined with a minimum 500V/mV gain into 10k(ohm) load ensure excellent linearity in both noninverting and inverting gain configurations. The low input bias and offset currents provided by the JFET input stage suit the OP-42 for use in high-speed sample and hold circuits, peak detectors, and log amplifiers. Excellent radiation hardness characteristics make the OP-42 ideal for military and aerospace applications.

The OP-42 conforms to the standard 741 pinout with nulling to V-. The OP-42 upgrades the performance of circuits using the AD544, AD611, AD711, and LF400 by direct replacement. In circuits without nulling, the OP-42 offers an upgrade for designs using the OP-16, OP-17, LT1022, LT1056, and HA2510.

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The Universal Precision Op Amp Evaluation Boards has been designed and optimized for many circuit configurations allowing the users to best suit their applications. These boards are all RoHs Compliant. See references below on what board to order by lead count and package.

  • EVAL-PRAOPAMP-1KSZ (Single 5-Lead SC70) KS-5
  • EVAL-PRAOPAMP-1RJZ (Single 5-Lead SOT 23) RJ-5
  • EVAL-PRAOPAMP-1RMZ (Single 8-Lead MSOP) RM-8
  • EVAL-PRAOPAMP-1RZ (Single 8-Lead SOIC) R-8


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