Features and Benefits

  • 400kHz, 5.5V-Tolerant, 2-Wire Serial Interface
  • 2V to 3.6V Operation
  • High Output Current—Each Port 50mA (max)
  • 7V-Rated, Open-Drain Outputs
  • Proven PC Board Layout
  • Windows 98SE/2000/XP-Compatible Evaluation Software
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
  • EV System Includes USB Connectivity

Product Details

The MAX6965 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested circuit board that demonstrates the capabilities of the MAX6965 9-output LED driver with intensity control and hot-insertion protection. The MAX6965 EV kit also includes Windows® 98SE/2000/XP-compatible software, which provides a simple graphics user interface (GUI) for using the MAX6965's features.

The MAX6965 evaluation system (EV system) includes a MAX6965 EV kit and a Maxim CMAXQUSB serial-interface board.

The CMAXQUSB board connects to a PC's USB port and allows the transfer of I²C commands to the MAX6965 EV kit.


  • Keypad Backlights
  • LCD Backlights
  • LED Status Indication
  • RGB LED Drivers

Applicable Parts