Evaluation Kit for the MAX3996

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The MAX3996 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an assembled demonstration board that provides both optical and electrical evaluation of the MAX3996 2.5Gbps laser driver.

The output of the electrical evaluation section is interfaced to an SMA connector that can be connected to a 50Ω terminated oscilloscope. The output of the optical evaluation section is configured for attachment to a laser/monitor diode.

Key Features

  • Drives Common-Anode Lasers
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • LED Fault Indicator
  • Adjustable Laser Bias Current
  • Adjustable Laser Modulation Current
  • Adjustable Laser Modulation Temperature Coefficient
  • Configured for Electrical Operation; No Laser Necessary
  • Applications/Uses

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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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