Evaluation Kit for the MAX3873

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The MAX3873 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX3873, a low-power 2.488Gbps/2.67Gbps clock recovery and data retiming IC. The EV kit enables testing of all the MAX3873 functions. SMA connectors are provided for the differential CML-compatible data and clock outputs. The differential data and clock outputs have on-board AC-coupling capacitors to allow direct connection to a high-speed oscilloscope. The MAX3873 EV kit is configured for 3.3V operation and consumes up to 150mA.

Key Features

  • SMA Connections for All System I/Os
  • Test Point for Monitoring Loss-of-Lock (active-low LOL)
  • Single 3.3V Power-Supply Operation
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • Applications/Uses

    • Add/Drop Multiplexers
    • Digital Cross-Connects
    • DWDM Transmission Systems
    • SDH/SONET Receivers and Regenerators
    • SDH/SONET Test Equipment
    • Switch Matrix Backplanes

    Quality and Environmental Data

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