PicoMite: driving a small speaker


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hitsware2

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Joined: 03/08/2019
Location: United States
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Posted: 08:19pm 24 Mar 2023      

An emitter follower must draw much more idle
current in order to drive a given load .
Using ( wasting ? ) more power and needing
more heat sinking .....
There are a plethora of chip amps available
that have minimal extra components needed .
Even less than an emitter follower .