Evaluation Kit for the MAX2181A

Please check latest availability status for a specific part variant.


The MAX2181A evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX2181A FM low-noise amplifier. The EV kit enables testing of the device’s features and performance and does not require 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 MAX2181A
  • RF Input and Output Matched to 50Ω
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Automotive Active Antenna
  • Automotive Head Unit
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.

Quality Management System >
Environmental Management System >


Related Resources

Ultra-Wideband, Direct-Conversion, L-Band Satellite Tuner

  • 925MHz to 2175MHz Frequency Range
  • Monolithic VCO
  • High Dynamic Range: -75dBm to 0dBm