KICAD 3: LM386 Amplifier With Bass Boost

After finishing the 3 component modules I wanted more of a challenge. I looked up the datasheet of the infamous LM386 audio opamp that is featured in many cheap audio applications.

Datasheets from IC’s like opamps often contain a ‘typical application’. These are circuits that show off the basic configuration of the IC or a simple implementation of the IC for various applications. For the LM386 I took the typical application for an audio amplifier with bass boost.

Schematic

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I took the schematic and remade it in KiCAD

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Then I laid down the PCB

PCB

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Also added a little silkscreen text to show who the creator is. The 3D render is pure art

3D Render

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Feedback is always welcome!

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