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Opamp slew rate

Slew rate is a measure of an opamp's output ability to drive the output up or down quickly. High bandwidth amplifiers are useless without a high slew rate, as otherwise they are limited to outputing small signals. As an example, a video amplifier may be expected to drive a 6MHz sine wave with a 2 volt peak to peak amplitude. This waveform slews at 75.4V/usec, and an amplifier with a lower slew rate will distort the waveform.

The opamp chooser uses a consistent approach to units and their SI prefixes. This means that slew rates are quoted in MV/sec, rather than V/usec.