Evaluation Kit for the MAX2850

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The MAX2850 evaluation kit (EV kit) simplifies testing of the MAX2850’s receive and transmit performance in 802.11a applications operating in the 4.9GHz to 5.9GHz ISM band. The EV kit provides 50Ω SMA connectors for all RF and baseband inputs and outputs. Differential-to-single- ended and single-ended-to-differential line drivers are provided to convert the differential I/Q baseband inputs and outputs to single-ended.

Key Features

  • On-Board Line Driver and Voltage Reference
  • 50Ω SMA Connectors on All RF and Baseband Ports
  • PC Control Software Available at


  • 5GHz Beam Steering Transmitter
  • 5GHz FDD Backhaul and WiMax™
  • 5GHz MIMO Transmitter Up to Four Spatial Streams
  • 5GHz Wireless HDMI (WHDI)

Tools & Models

  • MAX2850 Gerber File
  • 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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