Op Amps

Op Amps, short for Operational Amplifiers, are semiconductor devices commonly used in analogue electronic circuits. They work by receiving an input signal and amplifying it into a stronger output signal. Op Amps offer a very high voltage gain amplifiers.

How do Op Amps work?
Op Amps provide mathematical operations such as addition, multiplication, differentiation, and integration. They are voltage amplifiers which usually have a differential input and a single-ended output.
There are two inputs into an Operational Amplifier which are called inverting (-) and non-inverting (+) inputs. If you were to increase the voltage to the inverting input, the output voltage decreases. Alternatively, if you increase the voltage to the non-inverting input, the output voltage increases. If an equal voltage is supplied to both inputs, the output will not change.

What is a differential amplifier?
Op Amps are often referred to as differential amplifiers. This is because the output of an Op-Amp is relative to the difference between the input voltages.

Where are Op Amps used?
Operational amplifiers have a wide variety of uses in electronic circuits. Here are some examples of how they are used:

Crystal oscillators and waveform generators
Audio- and video-frequency pre-amplifiers and buffers
Integrators
Comparators
Analogue-to-digital (ADC) and digital-to-analogue (DAC) converters
Voltage Clamps
Analogue Calculators
Filters
Differentiators
Precision rectifiers
Linear voltage regulators
Current regulators
Precision rectifiers
Precision peak to peak detectors

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Description Price Amplifier Type Mounting Type Package Type Power Supply Type Number of Channels per Chip Pin Count Typical Single Supply Voltage Typical Gain Bandwidth Product Output Type Typical Dual Supply Voltage Typical Slew Rate Maximum Operating Frequency Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 102-5716
Mfr. Part No.LM741CN/NOPB
£0.545
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- Through Hole MDIP Dual 1 8 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 535-9969
Mfr. Part No.LM741CN/NOPB
£0.666
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- Through Hole MDIP Dual 1 8 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 371-1286
Mfr. Part No.UA741CP
£0.373
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 305-311
Mfr. Part No.UA741CP
£0.43
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 661-0530
Mfr. Part No.LM324N
£0.324
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Precision Through Hole PDIP Dual, Single 4 14 5 → 28 V 1.2MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±3 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 533-8215
Mfr. Part No.LM324N/NOPB
£1.75
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Precision Through Hole MDIP Dual, Single 4 14 5 → 28 V 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±3 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 121-8703
Mfr. Part No.LM324N/NOPB
£0.397
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Precision Through Hole MDIP Dual, Single 4 14 5 → 28 V 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±3 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 517-2267
Mfr. Part No.LM348N
£1.064
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Precision Through Hole PDIP Dual 4 14 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 121-8670
Mfr. Part No.LM348N
£0.936
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Precision Through Hole PDIP Dual 4 14 - 1MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 100-0729
Mfr. Part No.LM348N/NOPB
£0.951
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Precision Through Hole MDIP Dual 4 14 - 1MHz - ±5 → ±15V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 461-020
Mfr. Part No.LM348N/NOPB
£1.057
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Precision Through Hole MDIP Dual 4 14 - 1MHz - ±5 → ±15V 0.5V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 121-8282
Mfr. Part No.TL071CP
£0.392
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 3MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 13V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 304-245
Mfr. Part No.TL071CP
£2.01
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 3MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 13V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 121-8281
Mfr. Part No.TL072CP
£0.506
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 2 8 - 3MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 13V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 304-239
Mfr. Part No.TL072CP
£2.01
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 2 8 - 3MHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 13V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 920-3463
Mfr. Part No.OP07CP
£1.672
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Precision Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 600kHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.3V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 517-2318
Mfr. Part No.OP07CP
£1.811
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Precision Through Hole PDIP Dual 1 8 - 600kHz - ±12 V, ±15 V, ±5 V, ±9 V 0.3V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 121-8463
Mfr. Part No.NE5532P
£0.651
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 2 8 - 10MHz - ±15V 9V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 810-188
Mfr. Part No.NE5532P
£2.01
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- Through Hole PDIP Dual 2 8 - 10MHz - ±15V 9V/µs - +70 °C 0 °C
RS Stock No. 922-2183
Mfr. Part No.LME49720NA/NOPB
£2.00
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Audio Through Hole PDIP Dual 2 8 - 55MHz - ±2.5 → ±17V ±20V/µs - +85 °C -40 °C
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