Evaluation Kit for MAX2121B

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The MAX2121B evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies the testing and evaluation of the IC 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 PCB.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2121B
  • 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
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • PC Control Software (Available at

Tools & Models

  • MAX2121BEVKIT Gerber File
  • 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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