Evaluation Kit for the MAX2370

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The MAX2370 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies the testing and evaluation of the MAX2370 quadrature transmitter. The EV kit provides 50Ω SMA connectors for all RF inputs and outputs. A varactor-based tank circuit is provided for the on-chip IF voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) and phase locked with an on-chip PLL. I/Q baseband inputs come with standard BNC connectors.

The EV kit allows evaluation of the MAX2370 I/Q modulator, IF VGA, RF upconverter, IF VCO, dual synthesizer, 3-wire programming interface, and power-management features.

Key Features

  • 50Ω SMA Connectors on All RF Ports
  • BNC Connectors for Baseband Inputs
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • Low-Power Shutdown Mode
  • SPI™/QSPI™/MICROWIRE™ Compatible
  • PC Control Software
  • Applications/Uses

    • 450MHz CDMA/WCDMA Phones
    • OFDM, cdma2000®, WCDMA, NMT
    • Wireless Data Links

    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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