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LM3886 Chip-Amp / Gainclone Amplifier Project Build

I recently built a dual-mono LM3886 chip-amp / gainclone amplifier from a kit sold by the now-defunct chipamp.com. In this article, I discuss the history of the gainclone and how I built my chip-amp.

The LM3886 is one of Texas Instrument’s single-chip monolithic amplifier integrated circuits. It’s almost an entire amplifier-on-a-chip, with only a few extra parts required to build a fully functional, high-performance amplifier.… Read more