Evaluation Kit for the MAX2140

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The MAX2140 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX2140 complete SDARS receiver IC. It enables testing of the device's RF performance and requires no additional support circuitry. The EV kit's signal inputs and outputs use SMA connectors to facilitate the connection of RF test equipment.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2140
  • +3.1V to +3.6V Single-Supply Operation
  • Jumpers for Digital Power Control and Shutdown
  • All Critical Peripheral Components Included
  • PC Control Software Included


  • 2.4GHz ISM Radios
  • Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services (SDARS)

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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