Wireless Interface



Data Sheets
Part Number Description:  Key Advantages
MAX2830 2.4GHz to 2.5GHz 802.11g/b RF Transceiver with PA and Rx/Tx/Diversity Switch

Saves space by eliminating the need for an external SAW filter. 
MAX2831 2.4GHz to 2.5GHz, 802.11g RF Transceivers with Integrated PA

High level of integration reduces BOM cost and eases implementation. 
MAX2829 Single-/Dual-Band 802.11a/b/g World-Band Transceiver ICs

High level of integration reduces BOM cost and eases implementation. 



Key Specifications:

ISM RF Transceivers
Part Number Solutions Applications Frequency Range
(MHz)
Footprint
(mm x mm)
Budgetary
Price
See Notes
MAX2830  WLAN
802.11g
802.11b / ISM
802.11b
2400 to 2500 7.0 x 7.0 $3.55 @1k
MAX2831 
802.11g
802.11b
802.11g / ISM
2400 to 2500 7.0 x 7.0 $3.50 @1k
MAX2828 
802.11a / ISM
802.11a
4900 to 5875 8.0 x 8.0 $9.64 @1k
MAX2829 
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g / ISM
2400 to 2500
4900 to 5875
8.0 x 8.0 $10.51 @1k
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WiFi/WLAN RF Transceivers
Part Number Solutions Features Applications Frequency Range
(MHz)
ISUPPLY
(mA)
Footprint
(mm x mm)
Budgetary
Price
See Notes
MAX2830  WLAN -
802.11g
802.11b / ISM
802.11b
2400 to 2500 - 7.0 x 7.0 $3.55 @1k
MAX2832 
-76dBm Rx sensitivity at 54Mbps OFDM
2.6dB Rx Noise Figure
31dB Tx Gain Control Range
95dB Rx Gain Control Range
Fast DC offset settling
Integrated Fractional N PLL and crystal oscillator
No I/Q Calibration Required
802.11g
802.11b
2400 to 2500
Rx: 62
Shutdown: 20uA
Tx: 86
7.0 x 7.0 -
MAX2831  -
802.11g
802.11b
802.11g / ISM
2400 to 2500 - 7.0 x 7.0 $3.50 @1k
MAX2828  -
802.11a / ISM
802.11a
4900 to 5875 - 8.0 x 8.0 $9.64 @1k
MAX2829  -
802.11g
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g / ISM
2400 to 2500
4900 to 5875
- 8.0 x 8.0 $10.51 @1k
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