No offense, but this sounds like a **** who said this. Next time try skipping, "Don't listen to ______ unless you want to waste your time." Nobody likes to read those sentences.Don't listen to BeanZ unless you want to waste your time.
Actually it's rated 10 mA max. Typically probably half that.BeanZ said:The NE5534 will draw a comparatively large amount of current for an op-amp, something like 150mA or so.