Monday, July 20, 2009

Simple Mixer circuit 3 Input

This is the very simple 3 input mixer for your audio system. You can add the number of input by adding some components for mixer input (P=10K R=22K). This circuit is only recommend for low and intermediate audio sound system. You need better mixer circuit for your high class audio system.

Here the Schematic diagram:
Simple Mixer circuit 3 Input  circuit diagram

This is component layout:
Simple Mixer circuit 3 Input  circuit diagram

And here the PCB layout:
Simple Mixer circuit 3 Input  circuit diagram

About Audio Amplifier
An audio amplifier is an electronic amplifier that amplifies low-power audio signals (signals composed primarily of frequencies between 20 - 20 000 Hz, the human range of hearing) to a level suitable for driving loudspeakers and is the final stage in a typical audio playback chain.

The preceding stages in such a chain are low power audio amplifiers which perform tasks like pre-amplification, equalization, tone control, mixing/effects, or audio sources like record players, CD players, and cassette players. Most audio amplifiers require these low-level inputs to adhere to line levels.

While the input signal to an audio amplifier may measure only a few hundred microwatts, its output may be tens, hundreds, or thousands of watts. More explanation about power audio amplifier can be found at

This is a video tutorial about how to a very simple audio amplifier based on the LM386 amplifier chip. It can be built for less than $20 (or might be less than $8 in some countries) and used to amplify any low level audio signal including a guitar, bass or mp3 player.

Watch the video:

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