Fairchild Semiconductor µA709 operational amplifier

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Date Introduced
1965
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 3/4 in x 3/8 in x 3/8 in
Manufacturer
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
United States
Keywords
Integrated Circuit (IC); Widlar, Bob
Object ID
102682094

The µA709 was the successor to Bob Widlar’s pioneering µA702 integrated circuit, the earliest monolithic IC op-amp. The µA709 was a huge success for Fairchild, which struggled to meet the demand. Competitors eventually made clones.