Evaluation System for MAX31856

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The MAX31856 evaluation system (EV system) provides the hardware and software necessary to evaluate the MAX31856 thermocouple-to-digital converter.

The EV system includes the MAX31856PMB1 peripheral module with a Pmod-compatible connector for SPI communication. The system also includes the USB2PMB1 adapter board for communication with the software and a K-type thermocouple for temperature sensing. Other thermocouple types (J, N, R, S, T, E, and B) can be evaluated with a user-supplied thermocouple.

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Key Features

  • Easy Evaluation of the MAX31856
  • Includes K-Type Thermocouple
  • USB Power and Interface with USB2PMB1 Board
  • Windows XP®, Windows® 7, Windows 8.1-Compatible Software
  • 12-Pin Pmod-Compatible Connector (SPI)
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • RoHS Compliant


  • Industrial Equipment
  • Industrial Ovens, Furnaces, and Environmental Chambers
  • Temperature Controllers

Quality and Environmental Data

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