Evaluation Kit for the MAX9989, MAX9990 (MAX9990EVKIT) (MAX9990EVKIT)

The MAX9989/MAX9990 evaluation kits (EV kits) simplify the evaluation of the MAX9989/MAX9990 LO buffers. They are fully assembled and tested at the factory. Standard 50Ω SMA connectors are included for the input and both outputs to allow quick and easy evaluation on the test bench.

This document provides a list of equipment required to evaluate the device, a straightforward test procedure to verify functionality, a circuit schematic, a bill of materials (BOM), and artwork for each layer of the PC boards.

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  • Fully Assembled and Tested EV Kits
  • +14dBm to +20dBm Adjustable Output Power
  • ±1dB Output Power Variation
  • Isolated PLL Output (+3dBm)
  • Low Output Noise: -170dBc/Hz at +17dBm
  • 40dB Reverse Isolation
  • Better than 35dB Main Driver Output to PLL Amp Output Isolation
  • 110mA Supply Current at +17dBm
  • ESD Protection