Evaluation Kit for the MAX31342

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The MAX31342 shield is a fully assembled and tested PCB to evaluate the MAX31342, low-current, real-time clock (RTC) with I2C interface. The shield operates from a single supply, either from USB or external power supply, and the onboard crystal provides a 32.768kHz clock signal. This device is accessed through an I2C serial interface.

The MAX31342 shield provides the hardware and software graphical user interface (GUI) necessary to evaluate the MAX31342. The shield includes a MAX31342EWA+T installed. The shield connects to the PC through a MAX32625PICO Board and a micro-USB cable.

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Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX31342
  • +1.6V to 3.6V Single-Supply Operation
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Mbed/Arduino Platform Compatible
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


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Technical Documents

User Guide 6890 MAX31342 RTC Shield Software User Guide

Quality and Environmental Data

Request Reliability Report for: MAX31342SHLD 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

Additional Resources

How to Use the MAX31342SHLD Evaluation Kit
Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

Note : The failure rates are summarized by technology and mapped to the associated material part numbers. The failure rates are highly dependent on the number of units tested.

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Related Resources

Low-Current, Real-Time Clock with I2C Interface and Power Management

  • Increases Battery Life
  • Provides Flexible Configurability
  • Saves Board Space

Type ID PDF Title
User Guide 6890 MAX31342 RTC Shield Software User Guide

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