Evaluation Kit for the MAX3831, MAX3832

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The MAX3831/MAX3832 evaluation kits (EV kits) simplify evaluation of the MAX3831/MAX3832 2.488Gbps interconnect mux/demux ICs with clock generator. The EV kits require only a +3.3V single supply and include all the external components necessary to interface with 3.3V CML and LVDS logic. A parallel data generator or stimulus system can be used with an oscilloscope to evaluate the chip's complete functionality. A built-in system test (BIST) function allows a system high-speed test.

The MAX3831/MAX3832 EV kits contain an on-board clock and data recovery IC (MAX3876EHJ) that is used to generate 2.488Gbps clock and data inputs to the high-speed, CML-compatible serial-input ports.

Key Features

  • +3.3V Single Supply
  • On-Board Clock and Data Recovery (CDR)
  • Fully Assembled and Tested Surface-Mount Board
  • Loss-of-Frame/Loss-of-Lock Monitors


  • ATM Switch Networks
  • Dense Digital Cross-Connects
  • High-Speed Parallel Links
  • Intrarack/Subrack Interconnects
  • Line Extenders
  • SDH/SONET Backplanes
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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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