24-bit 192 kHz Stereo D/A Converter with 1.7VRMS Line Driver

The WM8501 is a stereo digital/analog converter (DAC) with an integrated 1.7 VRMS line driver. The WM8501 operates on separate analog and digital supplies with much lower power consumption from the digital section, while supporting enhanced load drive from the analog output. This DAC supports audio sampling rates up to 192 kHz and comprises a serial interface port, digital interpolation filters, multi-bit Delta Sigma modulators. The hardware control interface is used for the selection of audio data interface format, enable and de-emphasis. The WM8501 supports I²S, right Justified or DSP interfaces.


  • Pin selectable audio data interface format
  • Data formats: I²S, right justified, DSP

Parametric Specifications

Channel(s) Out 2
Resolution (bits) 24
Dynamic Range (dB) 106
THD+N (dB) -88
Sample Rate (kHz) 192
Analog Power Supply (V) 4.5-5.5
Output Level (Vrms) 1.7
Package 14 SOIC

Technical Documents

WM8501 Product Datasheet

Feb 1, 2013, v4.3 : 307 Kb


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