Features and Benefits

  • Drives Differential-Connected Lasers
  • Software Control of the MAX3946
  • Power Supplied Through USB or External Connection

Product Details

The MAX3946 evaluation kit (EV kit) is an assembled demonstration board that provides optical evaluation of the MAX3946 1.0625Gbps to 11.3Gbps laser driver. The controlling software communicates with the EV kit through the USB port and provides simplified control of all the device functions. The EV kit can be fully powered by the USB port, or the user can choose to power the device by a single external 3.3V supply while the USB port supplies the on-board microcontroller. The flex-cable connection on the EV board allows attachment of lasers incorporating flex cables.


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