The DS8500 evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a convenient and a quick platform to evaluate the DS8500 HART® modem. It allows quick evaluation through a demonstration mode and in-depth evaluation using HART Communication Foundation (a part of FieldComm Group) tools.
The EV Kit Provides Fast and Simple Evaluation by Providing a Total HART Communications Chain on Board
Example HART Master and Field Device Circuits Demonstrate Usage in the Two Most Common HART Connection Configurations
HART Registered Modem IC
On-Board Isolated 4mA–20mA Communications Loop
MAXQ622 USB Microcontroller with Demo Firmware
External Connections Allow for Advanced Evaluation of the DS8500 in Other Configurations