Evaluation Kit for the MAX6581

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The MAX6581 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an assembled and tested PCB used to evaluate the MAX6581 8-channel temperature sensor. The device monitors its own die temperature and the temperatures of up to seven external diode-connected transistors. It converts the temperature to 8-bit or 11-bit 2-wire serial data that can be accessed over a 2-wire serial bus.

The EV kit also includes Windows® 2000-, Windows XP®-, and Windows Vista®-compatible software, which provides a simple user interface for exercising the features of the device. The program is menu driven and offers a graphical user interface (GUI) complete with control buttons and status display.

Key Features

  • Seven Remote Temperature Sensors
  • Local Temperature Sensor
  • Programmable Undertemperature and Overtemperature Alerts
  • Two Open-Drain Alarm Outputs (Active-Low ALERT and Active-Low OVERT)
  • On-Board Microcontroller to Generate SMBus™/I²C Commands
  • Easy-to-Use, Menu-Driven Software
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Data Communications
  • Desktop Computers
  • Notebook Computers
  • Servers
  • Workstations
Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C   Material Composition  

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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