Evaluation Kit for the MAX2027

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The MAX2027 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies the evaluation of the MAX2027 high-linearity, digitally controlled, variable-gain amplifier. The kit is fully assembled and tested at the factory. Standard 50Ω SMA connectors are included for the input and output to allow quick and easy evaluation on the test bench.

This EV kit provides a list of equipment required to evaluate the device, a straightforward test procedure to verify functionality, a circuit schematic, a bill of materials (BOM), and artwork for each layer of the PC board. Contact MaximDirect sales at 888-629-4642 to check pricing and availability of these kits.

Key Features

  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • 50MHz to 400MHz Frequency Range
  • Variable Gain: -8dB to +15dB
  • Output IP3: 35dBm (All Gain Settings)
  • Noise Figure: 4.7dB at Maximum Gain
  • Digitally Controlled Gain with 1dB Resolution and ±0.05dB State-to-State Accuracy


  • Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Broadband Systems
  • Cell Phone Base Stations
  • Receiver Gain Control
  • Terrestrial Links
  • Transmitter Gain Control

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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