Evaluation Kit for the MAX2180A

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The MAX2180A evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX2180A AM/FM low-noise amplifier. The EV kit enables test of the device features and performance and requires no additional support circuitry or software. The signal input and output use SMA connectors to facilitate connection of RF test equipment.

The EV kit is fully assembled with the device on board and incorporates input matching components for the U.S. FM broadcast band.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2180A
  • +6V to +24V Single-Supply Operation
  • RF Inputs and Outputs Matched to 50Ω
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


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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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