Evaluation Kit for the MAX1479

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The MAX1479 evaluation kit (EV kit) allows for a detailed evaluation of the MAX1479 ASK/FSK transmitter. It enables testing of the device's RF performance and requires no additional support circuitry. The RF output uses a 50Ω matching network and an SMA connector for convenient connection to test equipment. A reverse polarity SMA is also included to connect to a 1/4 wave whip antenna. The EV kit can also directly interface to the user's embedded design for easy data encoding.

The MAX1479EV kit comes in two versions: a 315MHz version and a 433.92MHz version. The passive components are optimized for these frequencies. These components can easily be changed to work at RF frequencies from 300MHz to 450MHz.

For easy implementation into the customer's design, the MAX1479EV kit also features a proven PC board layout, which can be easily duplicated for quicker time-to-market. The EV kit Gerber files are available for download at

Key Features

  • Proven PC Board Layout
  • Proven Components Parts List
  • Multiple Test Points Provided on Board
  • Available in 315MHz or 433.92MHz Optimized Versions
  • Adjustable Frequency Range from 300MHz to 450MHz*
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • Can Operate as a Stand-Alone Transmitter with Included Battery

    *Requires component changes.

  • Applications/Uses

    • Garage Door Openers
    • Radio-Controlled Toys
    • Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)
    • RF Remote Controls
    • Security Systems
    • Tire-Pressure Monitoring (TPM)
    • Wireless Computer Peripherals
    • Wireless Game Consoles
    • Wireless Sensors

    Technical Documents

    Tutorial 5100 General Layout Guidelines for RF and Mixed-Signal PCBs
    Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C   Material Composition  

    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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