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LM741 Operational Amplifier DESCRIPTION The LM741 series are general purpose operational amplifiers which feature improved

performance over industry standards like the LM709. They are direct plug-in replacements for the 709C LM201, MC1439 and 748 in most applications.The amplifiers offer many features which make their application nearly foolproof: overload protection on the input and output, no latch-up when the common mode range is exceeded, as well as freedom from oscillations.The LM741C is identical to the LM741/LM741A except that the LM741C has their performance ensured over a 0°C to +70°C temperature range, instead of −55°C to +125°C.

Connection Diagrams

Figure 1. TO-99 Package PDIP Package

Figure 2. CDIP or

See Package Number LMC0008C

See Package Number NAB0008A, P0008E

Since the op-amp is the differential type. see figure offset nulling. Offset voltage is nulled by application of a . LGA Package See package number NAD0010A Pin 1 (Offset Null): Offset nulling. input offset voltage must be controlled so as to minimize offset.Figure3.

and it is specified for operation between -5 and -15 Vdc.5 volts (minimum) to -18 volts (max).pin (also referred to as Vss) is the negative supply voltage terminal. Pin 7 (posV): The V+ pin (also referred to as Vcc) is the positive supply voltage terminal of the 741 Op-Amp IC. Pins 2 and 3 are very important (obviously) to get the correct input signals or the op amp can not do its work. Pin 5 (Offset Null): See pin 1. Pin 6 (Output): Output signal´s polarity will be the oposite of the input´s when this signal is applied to the op-amp´s inverting input. Pin 3 (Non-Inverted Input): All input signals at this pin will be processed normally without invertion. a sine-wave at the inverting input will output a square-wave in the case of an inverting comparator circuit.voltage of opposite polarity to the ofset. the null potentiometer is recommended Pin 2 (Inverted Input): All input signals at this pin will be inverted at output pin 6.1% per volt. Pin 4 (-V): The V. Sensitivity of time interval to supply voltage change is low. (Note: Do not confuse the -V with ground). The rest is the same as pin 2. offset nulling above. The device will operate essentially the same over this range of voltages without change in timing period. Supply-voltage operating range for the 741 is +4. The null-offset potentiometer also compensates for irregularities in the operational amplifier manufacturing process which may cause an offset.5 volts (minimum) to +18 . An offset null-adjustment potentiometer may be used to compensate for offset voltage. and Fig. typically 0. Supplyvoltage operating range for the 741 is -4. Consequently. For example.

. which increases for both current and voltage range as the supply voltage is increased. the most significant operational difference is the output drive capability. Actually.volts (maximum). The device will operate essentially the same over this range of voltages without change in timing period. typically 0. and it is specified for operation between +5 and +15 Vdc. Sensitivity of time interval to supply voltage change is low. Pin 8 (N/C): The ´N/C´ stands for ´Not Connected´. it is just there to make it a standard 8-pin package. There is nothing connected to this pin.1% per volt. There is no other explanation.