Wolfson Microelectronics has introduced the WM8958 multi-channel audio hub codec. Featuring ultra-low power consumption, a 100-dB SNR during DAC playback, and an audio enhancement DSP, the device is designed to enable high-definition (HD) audio in smartphones and other portable multimedia applications.
Key features include:
- Smart MIC interface
- Stereo Class D/AB speaker driver
- Class W headphone driver
- Multiband compressor and DRC
- 5-band, 6-channel parametric EQ
- Active noise reduction
- Integrated LDO regulators
The WM8958 is available in a 72-ball W-CSP package, priced at $3.75 in 1K volume. Evaluation boards are available.
Wolfson Microelectronics, +44 (0) 131 272 7137, www.wolfsonmicro.com
WM8958 information page
WM8958 product brief (PDF)