Features and Benefits

  • Pin Configurable as a Difference Amplifier, Inverting and Noninverting Amplifier
  • Difference Amplifier
    • Gain Range 1 to 13
    • CMRR >75dB
  • Noninverting Amplifier
    • Gain Range 0.07 to 14
  • Inverting Amplifier
    • Gain Range -0.08 to -13
  • Gain Error <0.04%
  • Gain Drift < 3ppm/°C
  • Wide Supply Range: Single 2.7V to Split ±18V
  • Micropower: 100µA Supply Current
  • Precision: 50µV Maximum Input Offset Voltage
  • 560kHz Gain Bandwidth Product
  • Rail-to-Rail Output
  • Space Saving 10-Lead MSOP and DFN Packages

Product Details

The LT1991 combines a precision operational amplifier with eight precision resistors to form a one-chip solution for accurately amplifying voltages. Gains from -13 to 14 with a gain accuracy of 0.04% can be achieved using no external components. The device is particularly well suited for use as a difference amplifier, where the excellent resistor matching results in a common mode rejection ratio of greater than 75dB.

The amplifier features a 50µV maximum input offset voltage and a gain bandwidth product of 560kHz. The device operates from any supply voltage from 2.7V to 36V and draws only 100µA supply current on a 5V supply. The output swings to within 40mV of either supply rail.

The resistors have excellent matching, 0.04% over temperature for the 450k resistors. The matching temperature coefficent is guaranteed less than 3ppm/°C. The resistors are extremely linear with voltage, resulting in a gain nonlinearity of less than 10ppm.

The LT1991 is fully specified at 5V and ±15V supplies and from -40°C to 85°C. The device is available in space saving 10-lead MSOP and low profile (0.8mm) 3mm × 3mm DFN packages.


  • Handheld Instrumentation
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Strain Gauge Amplifiers
  • Differential to Single-Ended Conversion

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At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.

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