SparkFun Audio Codec Breakout - WM8960 (Qwiic)

Sparkfun ElectronicsSKU: RB-Spa-2160
Manufacturer #: BOB-21250

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  • SparkFun WM8960 Audio Codec Breakout - Qwiic
  • High-quality, low-power stereo codec
  • Advanced on-chip digital signal processing
  • 1W Stereo Class D speaker drivers
  • Pop and click suppression feature
  • Flexible internal switching clock

The SparkFun Audio Codec Breakout - WM8960 (Qwiic) is a high-quality, low-power stereo codec featuring 1W Stereo Class D speaker drivers and headphone drivers.

The WM8960 functions as a stereo audio ADC and DAC, communicating through I2S, a standard audio data protocol. This audio codec offers advanced on-chip digital signal processing, automatic level control (ALC) for line or microphone input, programmable gain amplifier (PGA), pop and click suppression, and the ability to configure I2S settings and analog audio path via software through I2C.

  • 1x SparkFun Audio Codec Breakout - WM8960 (Qwiic)
  • 25.4 x 40.6 mm / 1 x 1.6 inches
  • DAC SNR is 98 dB (A weighted) with THD of -84 dB at 48 kHz and 3.3 V
  • ADC SNR is 94 dB (A weighted) with THD of -82 dB at 48 kHz and 3.3 V
  • Pop and click suppression feature is available
  • 3D Enhancement feature is available
  • Stereo Class D Speaker Driver is included
  • THD is less than 0.1% with 1W per channel into 8Ω BTL speakers
  • PSRR is 70 dB @217Hz
  • Efficiency is 87% (1W output)
  • Flexible internal switching clock is included
  • On-chip Headphone Driver is available with 40 mW output power into 16Ω at 3.3 V
  • Capless mode support is included
  • THD is -75 dB at 20 mW and SNR is 90 dB with 16Ω load
  • Microphone Interface is included with Pseudo differential for high noise immunity
  • Integrated low-noise MICBIAS is included
  • Programmable ALC/Limiter and Noise Gate are available
  • Low Power Consumption is a feature
  • Low Supply Voltages are supported with Analogue 2.7 - 3.6 V (Speaker supply up to 5.5 V) and typically 3.3 V (via 3.3 V Voltage Regulator)
  • Digital core and I/O are supported with 1.71 - 3.6 V and typically 3.3 V (via Qwiic or 3.3 V PTH)
  • On-chip PLL provides flexible clocking scheme
  • Sample rates (kHz) are 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48
  • Built-In XC6222 3.3 V / 700 mA Voltage Regulator for AVDD is included
  • 1x 4-pin Qwiic Connector is available
  • I2C Address is 0x1A (unshifted)
  • I2C Pull-Up Resistors (2.2 kΩ) are included
  • LED: PWR
  • Jumpers: LED, I2C, 3.3V/SPKVDD/VIN, AVDD-ISO
  • Weight is 4.1g

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