The LM1279 is a full featured and low cost video amplifier with OSD (On Screen Display). This device applicable for high resolution RGB CRT monitors, video AGC amplifiers, wideband amplifiers with contrast and drive controls, and interface amplifiers for LCD or CCD systems. This device is an ideal video amplifier for the low cost OSD monitor with resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. The LM1279 provides superior protection against ESD. Excellent alternative for the MC13282 in new designs. The following technical specification and datasheet contain detail information about general description and operation of LM1279, features, applications, block and connection diagram, AC and DC electrical characteristics, operating ratings, timing diagram, test circuit, pin descriptions, ESD and Arc-Over protection, functional description, reference and physical dimension data.