Evaluation Kit for the DS8005

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The DS8005 evaluation kit (EV kit) conveniently evaluates the capabilities of the DS8005 dual smart card interface chip. The EV kit includes a MAXQ622 16-bit RISC microcontroller to control the smart card interface. One full-size socket, as well as one SIM card socket, is included to communicate with a 1.8V, 3V, or 5V IC card. An LCD screen and/or serial port can provide detailed feedback on program operations and aids in debugging applications. In addition, the MAXQ622 has a built-in USB serial interface engine (SIE) to allow USB card reader applications.

Key Features

  • Quickly Develop Smart Card Applications Using Maxim's Example Code and Easily Port to Any MAXQ RISC Microcontroller
  • 2-Line LCD Screen for Graphical User Interface
  • USB Interface for Prototyping USB Card Reader Applications
  • Two Card Sockets (One Full-Size Socket and One SIM Socket) for Prototyping Smart Card Applications
  • Single 5V Power-Supply Input with an On-Board 3.3V Regulator
  • Card Interface Pins Brought Out to Headers for Customer Card Socket
  • Pushbuttons for Reset, Interrupt, and Application Control
  • Level-Shifted RS-232 Interface
  • Schematics and BOM Provides a Proven Solution for New Designs
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Access Control
  • Financial Terminals
  • Pay Television
  • Set-Top Box Conditional Access
  • Telecommunications

Technical Documents

App Note 5388 Getting Started with the DS8005 Evaluation Kit

Quality and Environmental Data

Request Reliability Report for: DS8005-KIT 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports
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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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