Evaluation Kit for the MAX2880

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The MAX2880 evaluation kit (EV kit) facilitates the evaluation of the MAX2880 wide-band phase-locked loop (PLL). It is a fully assembled and tested frequency synthesizer consisting of the IC, 5840MHz to 6040MHz external VCO, 50MHz TCXO, passive-loop filter, and low-dropout regulators.

A software application, running on a PC with Windows XP® or later Windows® operating system, simplifies the control of the IC in various operating modes and features.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX2880
  • All Critical Peripheral Components Included
  • PC-Based Control Software
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


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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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