Evaluation Kit for the MAX2511


The MAX2511 Evaluation Kit (EV kit) simplifies testing of the MAX2511 low-power IF transceiver. The EV kit provides 50Ω SMA connectors for all RF inputs and outputs. A varactor-tuned tank circuit is provided for the MAX2511 VCO, and it can be tuned by applying a control voltage to the EV kit.

Key Features

  • +2.7 to +5.5V Single-Supply Operation
  • SMA Connectors for Signal Ports Compatible with 50Ω Test Equipment
  • Allows Individual and Cascade Evaluation of Circuit Blocks
  • 10.7MHz Receive Filter Included
  • On-Board Jumpers Allow Testing of Advanced System Power Management (four modes)
  • Includes VCO Tank Circuit (435.7MHz nominal)
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • 400MHz ISM Transceivers
  • IF Transceivers
  • PACS, PHS, DECT, and Other PCS Wireless Handsets and Base Stations
  • PWT1900 Wireless Handsets and Base Stations
  • Wireless Data Links

Technical Documents

Tutorial 5100 General Layout Guidelines for RF and Mixed-Signal PCBs

Quality and Environmental Data

Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

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