Evaluation Kit for the MAX3891

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The MAX3891 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an assembled surface-mount demonstration board that provides easy evaluation of the MAX3891 2.5Gbps, 16:1 serializer with clock synthesis and single-ended, low-voltage PECL inputs.

The MAX3891 EV kit is optimized for +3.3V operation. Total current consumption at 3.3V is 570mA. The EV kit provides PECL terminations and controlled 50Ω impedances on all input and output data lines.

Key Features

  • +3.3V Single Supply
  • Selectable Reference Clock Frequencies
    (155.52MHz, 51.84MHz, 77.76MHz, 38.88MHz)
  • Fully Assembled and Tested Surface-Mount Board


  • 2.5Gbps Access Nodes
  • 2.5Gbps SDH/SONET Transmission Systems
  • Add/Drop Multiplexers
  • ATM Backplanes
  • Digital Cross-Connects

Quality and Environmental Data

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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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