[sdiy] LM741 substitute
lanterma at ece.gatech.edu
Fri Jul 10 18:43:00 CEST 2009
On Jul 10, 2009, at 10:41 AM, Tom Wiltshire wrote:
> expect you mean TL071. The other is a dual, and the pinout is quite
> As long as the pinouts are the same, most op-amps are very
> forgiving. You can mostly swap op-amps for a "better" one (lower
> noise, lower power consumption, whatever) without any problems.
> Obviously there are a few rare circuits where a particular part is
> critical, but I've never seen one.
I recall someone - maybe it was Ian Fritz, can't really recall for
sure now - mentioning some circuits where the slow slew of the cruddy
op amp was important to maintain.
These situations do seem rare, though.
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