A "balanced" amplifier or differential amplifier possesses not one but two
distinct inputs and only the difference amongst these inputs is actually
ampliﬁed.To elucidate just how this performs please see the diagram that
indicates a basic version of a balanced microphone preamplifier circuit. To help
make the calculation less difficult we are going to cut down the gain to 9
simply by doing Rl = R4 = and R5 = Rl l = 9.
Typically the units aren't
critical. just the proportions are. We are going to commence the justification
by exploring the situation wherein input with R1 is at 0V and input with R4 is at + l00mV.
perfect amplifier will do a couple of stuffs - it will not take virtually any
current into the input pins and it keep the output unaffected regardless of any voltage variations at the input pins.
We therefore will need to have l00mV
through R4 and therefore a voltage of 900mV around R11 (it possesses 9 times
the resistance and the exact same current like R4). This offers us a gain of
nine. The output is for that reason -900mV. In the circumstance any time point A
reaches 0V and point B is in +l00mV. point D is going to be at
VB x R5/(R1 + R9) = 90mV
As a result point C will
in addition be at +90mV. The voltage around R4 will probably be 90mV and voltage
around Rl is going to be 810mV (9 x 90mV).
This implies the output voltage ought
to be +900mV. Also this is with gain of nine. Observe even so that the polarity
(or phase) is not equal. At this point imagine both inputs are at say + 1V,
point D will probably be at +900mV and thus will point C.
The voltage through R4
is l00mV and R11 900mV This provides an output voltage of (1V The common signal
is just not amplified by any means In case however, one input (B) reaches IV and
the other (A) was at l.0lV the difference is amplified and the output will
probably be -lV.
Returning to the specific circuit, we have employed an LM301A with a pair of low-noise transistors in the front stage.
transistors come with a constant current through Q3 and Q4. A constant current
is necessary because enables the inputs to increase and down without
transforming the voltage around R6 or R7
The resistor R2 and R3 relate the
inputs to UV are usually high enough never to impact the functioning in the
Parts List for Balanced Microphone Pre-Amplifier Circuit
R1, R4 = 330
R2, R3, R6, R7, R8 = 10K
R5 = 33K
R9 = 3K3
R10, R11 = 33K
R12 = 1K
C1 = 1nF
C2, C3 = 33uF/25V
C4, C7 = 10uF/25V
C5 = 33pF
C6 = 100nF
Q1, Q4 = BC109C
IC1 = LM301A
Frequency Response: 10Hz - 20kHz (<5V output) +0/ -3dB
Equivalent Input Noise: -123dB (0.5uV)
Distortion: 0.05%, 300mV - 5V output, 100Hz - 10kHz
Max Input Voltage: 100mV
Common Mode Rejection Ratio: 60dB
Maximum Common Mode Signal: 3V