Evaluation System for the MAX5386, MAX5388, MAX5391, and MAX5393 (MAX5388EVMINIQU) (MAX5388EVMINIQU)The MAX5388 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an assembled and tested PCB that features the MAX5388N 100kΩ dual digital potentiometers. The MAX5388 IC consists of one digital potentiometer in a variable-resistor configuration and one digital potentiometer in a voltage-divider configuration and communicates through an SPI™-compatible serial interface.
The MAX5388EVMINIQU+ evaluation system (EV system) includes the EV kit and the MINIQUSB+ interface board. The MINIQUSB+ interface board can be used to enable PC communication through the 3-wire serial interface. Windows® 2000-, Windows XP®-, and Windows Vista®-compatible software provides a professional user interface for exercising the MAX5388’s features. The program is menu driven and offers a graphical user interface (GUI) complete with buttons, track bars, and edit boxes. The EV kit software can be used to evaluate the MAX5386, MAX5388L, MAX5388M, MAX5391, and MAX5393. The EV kit can also be interfaced directly to a user-supplied 3-wire system.
The MAX5388 IC can be powered from a 2.6V, 3.3V, or 5V source generated from the MINIQUSB+ interface board and EV kit circuitry, or from a user-supplied external 2.6V to 5.25V DC power supply. Order the MAX5388EVMINIQU+ for a complete PC-based evaluation of the MAX5388.
The EV kit also contains PCB footprints for the MAX5386, MAX5391, and MAX5393. To evaluate these parts, order samples and fit the parts in places U1, U2, and U3, respectively.
- 2.6V to 5.25V Single-Supply Operation
- PC USB to 3-Wire Interface or Stand-Alone 3-Wire Serial-Interface Operation
- Easy-to-Use Menu-Driven Software
- Includes Windows 2000-, Windows XP-, and Windows Vista-Compatible Software
- Fully Assembled and Tested