MAX2120EVKIT

Evaluation Kit for the MAX2120


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Description

The MAX2120 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies the testing and evaluation of the MAX2120 direct-conversion tuner. The evaluation kit is fully assembled and tested at the factory. Standard 50Ω SMA and BNC connectors are included on the EV kit for the inputs and outputs to allow quick and easy evaluation on the test bench.

This document provides a list of equipment required to evaluate the device, a straightforward test procedure to verify functionality, a description of the EV kit circuit, the circuit schematic, a component list for the kit, and artwork for each layer of the printed-circuit board (PCB).

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2120
  • 50Ω RF Input SMA Connector
  • 50Ω Baseband Output BNC Connector
  • Single 3.3V ±5% Supply
  • I²C 2-Wire Serial Interface
  • All Critical Peripheral Components Included
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • PC Control Software (Available at www.maximintegrated.com/evkitsoftware)

Applications/Uses

  • DirecTV and Dish Network DBS
  • DVB-S
  • Free-to-Air
  • Two-Way Satellite Systems
  • VSATs

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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