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MAX2678EVKIT

Evaluation Kit for the MAX2678

Product Details

Key Features

Simplified Block Diagram

Technical Docs

Data Sheet Evaluation Kit for the MAX2678 Mar 06, 2017

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Sampling:
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Key Features

  • Flexible Evaluation of the MAX2678 IC
    • Stand-Alone AMP 1 or AMP 2 Configuration
    • Cascade Configuration with Interstage SAW Filter*
  • Optimal Matching and Coupling Eliminates Tuning
  • All Ports Matched to 50Ω and Accessible through SMA Connectors for Simple Interfacing
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

*SAW filter not included.

Applications/Uses

  • Active Antennas
  • Integrated Automotive and Marine GPS Receivers

Description

The MAX2678 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an easy-to-use platform that enables straightforward evaluation of the MAX2678 two-stage high-performance GPS LNA, which is designed for use in demanding automotive applications and provides 35dB gain. The EV kit includes all functionality that would typically be found in a typical remote antenna module, with the exception of a 12V regulator. Optimal matching and coupling circuits are included on the EV kit, enabling “plug and play” operation. In many applications, an interstage SAW filter is used to maximize immunity to out-of-band interferers. A pair of common SAW filter footprints are available to enable evaluation in this configuration. Resistor options are provided to enable stand-alone testing of either gain stage or cascade testing of the two gain stages and optional SAW filter. Interfacing the MAX2678 EV kit to RF test equipment is streamlined using industry-standard SMA connectors.

Simplified Block Diagram

Technical Docs

Data Sheet Evaluation Kit for the MAX2678 Mar 06, 2017

Support & Training

Search our knowledge base for answers to your technical questions.

Filtered Search

Our dedicated team of Applications Engineers are also available to answer your technical questions. Visit our support portal .

Sampling:
Selecting the Sample button above will redirect to the third-party ADI Sample Site. The part selected will carry over to your cart on this site once logged in. Please create a new account there if you have never used the site before. Contact SampleSupport@analog.com with any questions regarding this Sample Site.