Evaluation Kit for the MAX3986


The MAX3986 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a factory-assembled PCB that simplifies evaluation of the MAX3986 10.3Gbps equalizer. The EV kit enables testing of all the device functions. SMA connectors with 50Ω controlled impedance to the MAX3986 are provided for all input and output ports to facilitate connection to high-speed test equipment.

Key Features

  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • 6Gbps SAS
  • 8.5Gbps Fibre Channel
  • Active Copper Cable Assemblies
  • DDR, 6.25Gbps IEEE 802.3ae XAUI
  • High-Speed Backplanes
  • OIF-CEI-6G
  • QDR, 10.0Gbps InfiniBandSM
  • Serial 10.3Gbps Ethernet

Quality and Environmental Data

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