Evaluation Kits for the MAX3541 and MAX3542

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The MAX3541/MAX3542 evaluation kits (EV kits) simplify the testing and evaluation of the MAX3541/MAX3542 PAL, DVB-T, and hybrid tuners. The evaluation kits are fully assembled and tested at the factory. Standard 50Ω SMA connectors are included on the EV kits for the inputs and outputs to allow quick-and-easy evaluation on the test bench.

This document provides a list of equipment required to evaluate the device, a straightforward test procedure to verify functionality, a description of the EV kit circuits, the circuit schematics, a components list of materials for the kits, and artwork for each layer of the PCBs.

Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX3541/MAX3542
  • 50Ω SMA Connectors
  • All Critical Peripheral Components Included
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • PC Control Software Available at


  • Analog/Digital Terrestrial Receivers
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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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