Evaluation Kit for the MAX3162

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The MAX3162 evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a proven design to evaluate the MAX3162 programmable RS-232/RS-485/422 multiprotocol transceiver. The MAX3162 EV kit can be used as an RS-232 to RS-485/RS-422 converter and/or an RS-485/RS-422 to RS-232 converter.

The MAX3162 EV kit PCB comes with a MAX3162CAI+ installed.

Key Features

  • 3.0V to 5.5V Single-Supply Operation
  • Converts RS-232 to RS-485/RS-422
  • Converts RS-485/RS-422 to RS-232
  • RS-485 Loopback
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Industrial Controls
  • Networking
  • Peripherals
  • Point-of-Sale Equipment
  • RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Converters

Quality and Environmental Data

Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports
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