Features and Benefits

  • No DC-Blocking Output Capacitors Required
  • 2.7V to 5.5V Operation
  • Adjustable -1V/V Gain
  • 95mW Into a 32Ω Load
  • 0.005% THD+N
  • Lead(Pb)-Free and RoHS Compliant
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX9820 evaluation kit (EV kit) demonstrates the MAX9820 stereo headphone amplifier with external gain and DirectDrive® outputs for portable applications. Maxim's DirectDrive technology eliminates the need for bulky DC-blocking capacitors at the output of the amplifier.

The MAX9820 EV kit is configured for a -1V/V gain and is designed to operate from a 2.7V to 5.5V DC power supply. The EV kit is capable of delivering up to 95mW into a 32Ω load and achieves 0.005% THD+N.


  • Cell Phones
  • MP3 Players
  • Notebook PCs
  • PDAs

Applicable Parts

Documentation & Resources


Pricing displayed is based on 1-piece.

Pricing displayed is based on 1-piece. The USA list pricing shown is for budgetary use only, shown in United States dollars (FOB USA per unit), and is subject to change. International prices may vary due to local duties, taxes, fees and exchange rates.