Evaluation Kit for the MAX17055


The MAX17055G/MAX17055X evaluation kits (EV kits) are fully assembled and tested surface-mount PCBs that evaluate the stand-alone ModelGauge™ m5 host-side fuel gauge ICs for lithium-ion (Li+) batteries in handheld and portable equipment.

The MAX17055G/MAX17055X EV kits include the Maxim DS91230+ USB interface, IC evaluation board, and RJ-11 connection cable. Windows® based graphical user interface (GUI) software is available for use with the EV kit and can be downloaded from Maxim’s website Windows 7 or newer Windows operating system is required to use the EV kit GUI software.

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Key Features

  • ModelGauge m5 Algorithm
  • Monitors 1-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Packs
  • Battery Pack Input Voltage Range of +2.3V to +4.9V
  • On-chip Temperature Measurement and External Thermistor Measurement Network
  • Optional On-Board PCB Trace Sense Resistor
  • Windows 7 or Newer Compatible Software
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Bluetooth Headsets
  • Digital Still, Video, and Action Cameras
  • Handheld Computers and Terminals
  • Health and Fitness Monitors
  • Home and Building Automation, Sensors
  • Medical Devices
  • Portable Game Players
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets, 2-in-1 Laptops
  • Toys
  • Wearables, Smartwatches
  • Wireless Speakers

Quality and Environmental Data

Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

Tools & Models

CAD and Layout
MAX17055XEVKIT Gerber File
MAX17055K Evaluation Kit Software  
Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

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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Related Resources

12-Channel, High-Voltage Smart Sensor Data-Acquisition Interface

  • 12-Cell Battery-Voltage Measurement for Lithium-Ion, NiMH, or Super-Cap Cells
  • Two Auxiliary Analog Inputs for NTC Thermistor or Absolute Voltage Measurement
  • Die Temperature Measurement and alert

Wearable Power Management Solution

  • Extend Battery Use Time Between Battery Charging
  • Easy-to-Implement Li+ Battery Charging
  • Minimize Solution Footprint Through High Integration

USB Type-C Charger

  • Minimize Power Management Footprint Through High Integration
  • Easy-to-Implement Li+ Battery Charging
  • Automatic Input Current Limit (AICL) Power Management

Ultra-Low Power Tiny PMIC with Power Path Charger for Small Li+ and 150mA LDO

  • Extends Battery Life
  • Linear Charger Optimized for Small Battery Size
  • Highly Integrated