First-Pass Silicon Success: Synopsys DesignWare 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP

Synopsys’ DesignWare 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP has achieved first-pass silicon success in 65-nanometer (nm) and 55-nm process technologies for multiple foundries. The silicon-proven audio IP is ideal for consumer electronic system-on-chip (SoC) applications such as portable media players, smart phones, CD/DVD/ Blu-Ray Disc players/recorders, digital TV and digital cameras. The Synopsys DesignWare 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP in 65-nm and 55-nm processes is available now for multiple foundries.

DesignWare 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP Highlights

  • First-pass silicon success in 65nm and 55nm process technologies for multiple foundries
  • Optimized for high-performance, low power dissipation and small area
  • Enables designers to optimize audio subsystem within the SoC and reduce integration risk
  • Feature set includes line and microphone inputs, headset, loudspeaker and line driver outputs, programmable gain amplifiers and power management blocks
  • Designers can select the specific functionality for their target application, resulting in area and power savings
  • Includes both record channel analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and playback channel digital-to-analog converters (DACs)
  • High signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in excess of 100 dB for the playback channel and 94 dB for the record channel
  • Audio pop-suppression performance of -80 dBV with flexible start-up/down timing control for a high-quality audio experience
  • Ideal for consumer electronic system-on-chip (SoC) applications such as portable media players, smart phones, CD/DVD/ Blu-Ray Disc players/recorders, digital TV and digital cameras

More info: Synopsys DesignWare IP