Evaluation Kit for the MAX2560, MAX2566, MAX2572

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The MAX2560/MAX2566/MAX2572 evaluation kits (EV kits) simplify testing of the MAX2560/MAX2566/ MAX2572. The EV kits provide 50Ω SMA connectors for all RF inputs, baseband inputs, and RF outputs. Onboard VCOs are provided for the on-chip PLLs.

The EV kits allow evaluation of the MAX2560/MAX2566/ MAX2572s' I/Q modulator, RF upconverter, IF and RF VGAs, IF and RF PLLs, 3-wire programmable interface, and power-management features.

The MAX2560/MAX2566/MAX2572 support CDMA, TDMA, and EDGE modes for US PCS and cellular bands, as well as W-CDMA mode for UMTS band. The MAX2566/MAX2572 also support GSM-GPRS mode for all four bands.

Key Features

  • On-Board PCS and Cellular VCOs
  • WCDMA, GSM900, DCS1800, GSM1900 Modes (MAX2566/MAX2572 EV Kits)
  • 50Ω SMA Connectors on All RF and Baseband Ports
  • Low-Power Shutdown Mode
  • EV-Kit Control Software Available at
  • SPI™/QSPI™/MICROWIRE™ Compatible
  • Applications/Uses

    • CDMA, cdma2000®, TDMA, WCDMA, GAIT Mobile Phones
    • GAIT Mobile Phones
    • High-Speed Data Modems
    • Satellite Phones
    • Wireless Data Links (WAN/LAN)
    • Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)

    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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