Evaluation Kit for the MAX2116, MAX2118

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The MAX2116/MAX2118 evaluation kits (EV kits) simplify evaluation of the MAX2116/MAX2118 complete DBS direct-conversion tuner ICs. They enable testing of the devices' performance and require no additional support circuitry. The EV kits' signal inputs and outputs use SMA and F-type connectors to facilitate the connection of RF/cable test equipment.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2116/MAX2118
  • 4.75V to 5.25V Single-Supply Operation
  • Jumpers for Digital Power Control
  • All Critical Peripheral Components Included
  • PC Control Software (Available at
  • Applications/Uses

    • DSS (U.S.)
    • DVB
    • Internet Through Satellite
    • VSAT

    Technical Documents

    Tutorial 5100 General Layout Guidelines for RF and Mixed-Signal PCBs

    Quality and Environmental Data

    Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports
    Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

    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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