Evaluation Kit for the MAX14579E and MAX14579AE

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The MAX14579E evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a proven design to evaluate the MAX14579E headset detection IC. The EV kit is designed to demonstrate the IC's headset insertion detection, SEND/END detection, and microphone low-power features. The EV kit requires a single power source using an active USB port.

The EV kit PCB comes with a MAX14579EETA in an 8-pin TDFN package with an exposed pad installed and can also be used to evaluate the MAX14579AE.

Key Features

  • USB Powered or External Power Supplies
  • Low-Power Microphone Mode
  • Low-Noise Microphone Bias Generator
  • Configurable for Headsets with Normally Open Detection Switches
  • Headset SEND/END Detection
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Cell Phones
  • e-Readers
  • Tablet PCs
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