Communications

Maxim communications ICs support a wide range of applications, and support multiple communications technologies including wired, powerline, optical, and RF. Our high-integration and high-performance RF solutions address critical wireless and radio functions within the telecom, cable, and automotive markets.

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1-Wire®
Secure NFC Tags and RFID Readers
T/E Carrier and Packetized




Communications Development Boards


SHA-256 Secure Authentication Design

MAXREFDES34 (Alcatraz)

This design implements SHA-256 authentication function using the 1-Wire protocol.

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Power Amplifier Biasing through MAX11300 PIXI IC

MAXREFDES39

This design uses a MAX11300 programmable mixed-signal I/O (PIXI™), to bias and monitor a power amplifier for an RF base station.

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3.3V and 5V PoE Powered Device

MAXREFDES31 (Pasadena)

This design is an IEEE 802.3af/at compliant. Powered Device (PD). In addition to regulating power received over Ethernet, device can also be powered from a wall adapter.

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MAX3523
Low-Power DOCSIS 3.1 Programmable-Gain Amplifier

  • Delivers +68dBmV Output Power While Meeting DOCSIS 3.1 Requirements
  • Covers 5MHz–204MHz Output Bandwidth
  • 3.5W Power Consumption with 5V Supply Voltage

  • MAX41460
    300MHz–960MHz ASK and (G)FSK Transmitter with SPI Interface

    • Low Implementation Cost
    • Increased Range, Data Rates, and Security
    • Extend Battery Life with Low Supply Current

    MAX5855EXE
    16-Bit, 4.9Gsps Wideband Interpolating and Modulating RF DAC with JESD204B Interface

    • Simplifies RF Design and Enables New Communication Architectures
      Direct RF Synthesis of 1GHz Bandwidth
    • Flexible and Configurable
    • Divided Reference Clock Output
    • SPI Interface for Device Configuration

    MAX5855EXE+T
    16-Bit, 4.9Gsps Wideband Interpolating and Modulating RF DAC with JESD204B Interface

    • Simplifies RF Design and Enables New Communication Architectures
      Direct RF Synthesis of 1GHz Bandwidth
    • Flexible and Configurable
    • Divided Reference Clock Output
    • SPI Interface for Device Configuration

    MAX5855
    16-Bit, 4.9Gsps Wideband Interpolating and Modulating RF DAC with JESD204B Interface

    • Simplifies RF Design and Enables New Communication Architectures
      Direct RF Synthesis of 1GHz Bandwidth
    • Flexible and Configurable
    • Divided Reference Clock Output
    • SPI Interface for Device Configuration

    MAX41464
    300MHz–960MHz (G)FSK Transmitter with I2C Interface

    • Low Implementation Cost
    • Increased Range, Data Rates, and Security
    • Extend Battery Life with Low Supply Current

    MAX41463
    300MHz–960MHz (G)FSK Transmitter with I2C Interface

    • Low Implementation Cost
    • Increased Range, Data Rates, and Security
    • Extend Battery Life with Low Supply Current

    MAX2771
    Multiband Universal GNSS Receiver

    • Multi-Constellation Support
    • Multiband Support
    • Programmable IF Bandwidths of 2.5MHz, 4.2MHz, 8.7MHz, 16.4MHz, 23.4MHz, 36MHz

    MAX5857
    16-Bit, 5.9Gsps Wideband Interpolating and Modulating RF DAC with JESD204B Interface

    • Simplifies RF Design and Enables New Communication Architectures
    • Direct RF Synthesis of 1.2GHz Bandwidth
    • Highly Flexible and Configurable

    MAX3521
    DOCSIS 3.0 Upstream Amplifier

    • +5V Supply Voltage
    • Ultra-Low 25mW Dissipation in Transmit-Disable Mode
    • 63dB Gain-Control Range in 1dB Steps