TDA7294 Amplifier or TDA7293 with UPC1237 protection

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TDA7294 amplifier 100W or TDA7293, bridge, or stereo dynamic also using the integrated circuit, TDA7295 or TDA7296 with protection circuit using CI UPC1237 (μPC1237), to use the bridge (mono), just close the circuit jumper.

About the TDA7293 or TDA7294 amplifier circuit with UPC1237 protection

Circuit with option to use ST Microelectronics integrated TDA729X circuits, in Ponte (Mono) or stereo application. An ideal dynamic amplifier to use in active boxes, power audio amplifier, home audio, etc.

Includes symmetric power supply circuit in the project, it requires a double transformer from 18 to 28V depending on the CI used. For source filter you can use capacitors of 4.700UF to 10,000UF with a diameter of up to 30 mm. The rectifier bridge may be GBJ2510 or equivalent.

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The speaker protection circuit uses the integrated circuit UPC1237, although it is an old CI is still available for purchase. We use source to feed the protection circuit with D3 and D4 diodes, resistor R17 serves to limit the current in the relay circuit, CI μPC137 supports up to 60V. In our circuit we use the OMRON G2R-2-DC24 relay, conferring in the datasheet the coil has a resistance of 1100 ohms and 21.8 mA of current and 24V operating voltage with good tolerance. For our voltage divider, using 26V transformer, we have about 26V DC on the output.

For 26V = 100, use 100 Ohms
For 28V = 183, we will use 180 or 220 ohm resistors.
For 24V we will use a resistor of: 10 ohms.

C3 and C6 capacitor set the AC coupling for our amplifier and R2 and R6 set a circuit high pass filter, mainly influencing the low (severe) frequencies. Using 470NF capacitor according to the datasheet we have cut about 15hz, if you use 1UF capacitor we have 7hz. For 2.2uf capacitor, we have 3.2Hz.

The R1 and R3 resistor next to C5 and C8, set a low pass filter  to maintain high frequency signs away from our power amplifier. For the values used, we have cut to about 1.8MHz. If you prefer, change the components with larger values and decrease the cutoff frequency.

The mute circuit was implemented according to circuit available in Datasheet, and C11 and C12 capacitors in conjunction with R11 and R7 are responsible for the time telling when turning on and off the amplifier and avoiding the “pop”.
The R5-R8 and R10-R13 resistor are responsible for the gain and as the circuit configuration is set to 30 dB, you can change these components to change the gain. However, it assesses that R5-R10 is of the same value as R 2-R 6.
The R2-R6 resistors are those that determine the input impedance of the amplifier.

The circuit set by R4-C9 and R9-C13 is a boucherot cell, also known as zobel networks. A zobel network helps prevent oscillation that can occur in the parasite induction of the long strands of the speaker. It also acts as a filter to prevent radio interference from reaching by the speaker wires reach the amplifier inverter input through the feedback loop.

C10 and C16 capacitors are for DC decoupling of the feedback circuit, if you prefer to use larger values ​​to improve the bass response. C4 and C7 capacitors are bootstrapping and has a different position for TDA7293 in relation to TDA7294, TDA7295 and TDA7296. On the board has the 93/94 indication.

With the running circuit we have the green LED2 on, in case of activated protection the red LED1 will turn on and the relay will turn off the audio output to the speakers.

The UPC1237 (μPC1237) is an integrated semiconductor circuit designed to protect stereo power amplifiers and speakers. R21 (RAC) can be chosen on the R4 to Vac Characteristic Chart, found in the μPC1237 datasheet, or by formula RAC = 0.7 * VAC — 2 — with values ​​in kohms.
The resistor R14 (RDC) can be chosen according to graph R8 to VCC characteristic or using the formula (VCC – 3.4) / 2.8.

The circuit can be used as 2 channels (stereo) or only 1 channel (mono). For mono bridge version, just leave all jumpers closed.

The power supply must be dual transformer from 18 to 28VAC as the CI used. To determine the current required for the transformer, check the datasheet of the relationship between output power and supply voltage. With the data of the feed you will use, you will know the power by the chart and to calculate the current see this our tutorial.

You must use insulation between the CI body and the heat sink in the TDA7294 amplifier.

Thermal Pad
Thermal Pad

CIS table, which can be used in our TDA7294 amplifier.

Max power100W80W60W50W
Max VCC 4 Ohms*33VDC30V DC26VDC22VDC
Max VCC 8 Ohms*40VDC38VDC35VDC30VDC

* Symmetrical source, stereo circuit

Tda7294 schematic power amplifier

Amplifier Tda7294 Or Tda7293 With Upc1237 Protection Schematic Circuit
Schematic Circuit

Printed circuit board (PCB) suggestion to mount the TDA7294 amplifier.

Amplifier Tda7294 Or Tda7293 With Upc1237 Protection Pcb Circuit Bottom
Printed Circuit Board (Pcb) Bottom
Amplifier Tda7294 Or Tda7293 With Upc1237 Protection Pcb Circuit
Printed Circuit Board (Pcb) Top
Amplifier Tda7294 Or Tda7293 With Upc1237 Protection Pcb Circuit Component View
Pcb Component View Fo Tda7294 Amplifier
Amplifier Tda7294 Or Tda7293 With Upc1237 Protection Pcb Silk
Pcb Silk

Part list to mount the dynamic TDA7294 amplifier.

Last update: 01/09/2021 10:48


C1, C15, C24100µF/50VElectrolytic capacitor3
C2, C9, C13, C14100nFCeramic capacitor4
C3, C6470nF a 4.7uF/100VFilm Capacitor2
C4, C7, C10, C11, C1222µF/50VElectrolytic capacitor5
C5, C8220pCeramic capacitor2
C16, C20, C26, C2747µF/50VElectrolytic capacitor4
C17, C19, C22, C23100n/100VFilm Capacitor4
C18, C214.700uF a 10.000uF /50VElectrolytic capacitor2
C2522nCeramic capacitor1
CN1INTerminal block 2 pin 5.08 mm1
CN2ACTerminal block 3 pin 5.08 mm1
CN3OUT1Terminal block 2 pin 5.08 mm1
CN4OUT2Terminal block 2 pin 5.08 mm1
D1, D21N4448Diode2
D3, D41N4004Diode 1A 400V2
IC1, IC2TDA7293 or TDA7294, or TDA7295 or TDA7296Integrated circuit Audio amplifier.2
IC3UPC1237CI protector for amplifier1
K1Omron G2R-2-DC24 or Songle SMI-24VDC-SL-2CRelay 24V1
B1GBJ2510 or equivalent25A 1000V Rectifier Bridge1
LED1Led 3 mmled red1
LED2Led 3 mmGreen led1
Resistors 1/4W 5%
R1, R3390Orange, white, brown, gold2
R2, R5, R6, R7, R1022KRed, red, orange, gold5
R4, R94.7 Ohms /1WYellow, violet, gold, gold2
R8, R13680 OhmsBlue, gray, brown, gold2
R11, R1410KBrown, black, orange, gold2
R1233KOrange, orange, orange, gold1
R15, R18, R2056kGreen, blue, orange, gold3
R16, R194.7KYellow, violet, red, gold2
R17100 Ohms /2W (see text)Red, red, brown, gold1
R2115KBrown, green, orange, gold1
Weld, wires, PCB, box, transformer, heat sink for integrated, thermal paste, bushing, screws, etc.

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Datasheet of the components used in circuit TDA7294 amplifier.

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