Evaluation Kit for the MAX2648

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The MAX2648 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies the evaluation of the MAX2648 5GHz low-noise amplifier. It enables testing of the device's performance and requires no additional support circuitry. All inputs and outputs use SMA connectors to facilitate easy connection of RF test equipment.

This EV kit is factory-tuned for operation in the 5150MHz to 5350MHz band but can be retuned for operation in any band from 5000MHz to 6000MHz. Table 1 of the data sheet provides component selection information to retune the MAX2648 for operation in the 5725MHz to 5825MHz band. Consult the MAX2648 device S-parameter and noise parameter data (Tables 1 and 2 of the MAX2648 data sheet) to design a matching network for any other band.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of MAX2648
  • +2.7V to +3.6V Single-Supply Operation
  • All Peripheral Components Included
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • 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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