Evaluation Kit for the MAX2251

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The MAX2251 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies evaluation of the MAX2251 power amplifier (PA), which is designed for operation in IS-136-based TDMA and AMPS. The kit enables testing of the device's RF performance and requires no additional support circuitry. The EV kit's signal input and output use SMA connectors to facilitate the connection of RF test equipment.

Each kit is assembled with the MAX2251 and incorporates input and output matching components optimized for the 824MHz to 849MHz RF frequency band. The EV kit is capable of operating at RF frequencies from 750MHz to 1000MHz with the appropriate matching components.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of MAX2251
  • +2.8V to +4.5V Single-Supply Operation
  • RF Input/Output Matched for 824MHz to 849MHz Operation
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


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  • Pagers
  • Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)
  • Wireless Local Loop (WLL)

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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