MERUS™ audio amplifier HAT ZW class D audio amplifier for Raspberry Pi Zero W
The MERUS™ audio amplifier HAT ZW is the world’s first 100% self-contained Raspberry Pi audio HAT offering high definition audio at boom box power levels in such a small form factor. This audio power amplifier board brings the Infineon proprietary multilevel technology to Raspberry Pi users and makers. It is intended for loudspeaker building and wireless music streaming with minimum size and consumption, state of the art power efficiency and HD audio quality.
The MERUS™ audio amplifier is equipped with the MA12070P class D multilevel amplifier which can provide up to 40W peak power from the official Raspberry Pi supply and up to 48KHz/24bit music playback. Furthermore, there is no need for extra power supplies, the MERUSTM Audio amplifier is powered directly from the same supply the Raspberry Pi Zero W is running from. It is compatible with the most popular audio streaming applications for Raspberry Pi such as Volumio, Max2Play, Justboom player, and it can be also used in Raspbian as an Airplay client or Bluetooth audio receiver.
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Summary of Features
- Equipped with MERUSTM MA12070P proprietary multi-level amplifier
- Compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
- Power input: 5V/2.5A - sourced from the same single supply as the Raspberry Pi
- No need for external or extra power supplies
- Up to 40W instantaneous peak output power with the Raspberry Pi official 5V/2.5A supply
- Compatibility with major streaming applications for Raspberry Pi (Volumio, Justboom Player, Max2play)
- Up to 48KHz of sample rate and 24 bit of music playback
- Full hardware control, customization, and error monitoring trough Linux Alsamixer
- DIY on the go wireless speakers
- DIY intelligent home audio systems