Evaluation boards by Masters





Why use Masters evaluation boards?

  • universal configuration
  • easy to activate
  • apps

  • ready-to-use PCB design
  • all components matched according to producers recommendations

… and thanks to the above you can:

  • quickly start testing and create your own prototype without designing your own PCB which is cost and time-consuming
  • shorten to minimum time of waiting to start prototyping
  • efficiently and quickly go to the testing phase


Mini-applications® – create your own project based on tested components

What are Mini-applications®?
Mini-applications® are the smallest functional blocks of electronic application. They can operate as separate elements. At the same time they are universal components of larger projects and can be used in various configurations depending on the application. Every evaluation board contains a few specified Mini-applications®.

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Boost your prototyping
Mini-applications® are designed as a copy-paste solution. We provide access to documentation regarding a given scheme. The components assembled in Mini-applications® are carefully selected by our engineers. All stages of Mini-applications® implementation, such as analysis, PCB design and prototyping are subject to internal verification by qualified engineers. Projects are tested at the functional level. When needed, we make EMC and EMI certificates and environmental tests (depends on the client).

Take advantage of our know-how
Mini-applications® are designed in two versions: electronic schemes and in physical form (as a set of samples). Take advantage of our know-how and sign up for workshops organized by Transfer of Technology Centre.

And soon…
General schemes of Mini-applications® will be available on dedicated internet platform called Tangram.
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LCD TFT 4,3” evaluation board (EVB.DIS.D002.TFT4.3)

EVB.DIS.D002.TFT4.3 evaluation board designed by Masters engineers gives an opportunity to easy and quickly test different features of displays.

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ADVANTAGES

  • universal configuration
  • you can test and see possibilities of TouchGFX graphic libraries (animations, transparency, transition between screens)
  • you can compare how operate resistive and capacitive touch screens
  • includes a set of optimized components selected by specialists

MAIN FEATURES OF EVB.DIS.D002.TFT4.3 EVAL BOARD

  • compatible with NUCLEO-F429ZI by ST Microelectronics
  • 40-pin connector to connect different types of LCD TFT displays
  • supports touch screens (capacitive & resistive)
  • built-in SDRAM 1M x 16-bit memory (AS4C1M16S by Alliance Memory)
  • built-in DC/DC converter to operate display’s backlight (RT4533GJ6 by Richtek )
  • two LEDs and two buttons to operate demo application
  • includes potentiometer which allows you to manually adjust the brightness of backlight

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MAIN FEATURES OF COMPATIBLE DISPLAYS

  • diagonal of 4,3”
  • touch screen: available version with resistive and capacitive touch screens or without touch screen
  • resolution – 480 x 272
  • 24-bits RGB interface
  • brightness from 260 cd/m2 to 460 cd/m2
  • contrast – 600
  • viewing angles – 60/60/60/60°

REFERENCE APPLICATIONS

  • alarm systems
  • alarm systems
  • HVAC
  • IoT
  • industrial automation
  • medical equipment

HOW TO START?

  1. Contact us – you’ll get a chosen evaluation board and a set of Mini-applications® (dedicated samples).
  2. Install dedicated software.
  3. Test demo and compare how operate different types of displays.
  4. Use schemes and available project files to design own application.

2G/NB-IoT evaluation board (EVB.GSM.C002)

Evaluation board is designed by Masters engineers. It contains of an interface compatible with Nucleo and Arduino kits and enables 2G/NB-IoT modules testing.

  • universal configuration
  • ready-to-use PCB design made in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations
  • easy-to-start thanks to use of Nucleo / Arduino connectors
  • thanks to use of Nucleo/Arduino connectors manufacturers recommendations

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EVALUATION BOARD – TWO VERSIONS

    1. Multi-Band NB-IoT module solution, SMT type (EVB.GSM.C002.SIM7020E)

  • B1/B3/B5/B8/B20/B28 frequency bands
  • data bit rate: uplink 62,5 Kbps,downlink 26,15 Kbps
  • AT command control
  • module dimensions: 17,6 x 15,7 x 2,3 mm
  • power supply: 2,1~3,6V
  • operational temperature: -40C ~85C
  • power consumption in PSM mode: 5 uA

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    2. GSM/GPRS solution (EVB.GSM.C002.SIM800C)

  • 850/900/1800/1900MHz frequency bands
  • data bit rate: uplink up to 85,6 Kbps, downlink up to 85,6 Kbps
  • AT command control
  • module dimensions: 17,6 x 15,7 x 2,3 mm
  • power supply: 3,4~4,4V
  • operational temperature: -40C ~85C
  • integrated Bluetooth 3.0

REFERNCE APPLICATIONS

  • smart home & smart city
  • home automation management systems
  • wireless measurements
  • wireless alarm systems
  • asset tracking

HOW TO START?

  • Contact us – you’ll get a chosen evaluation board and a set of Mini-applications® (dedicated samples).
  • Test your demo.
  • Use schemes and available project files to design own application.

  • Power Management evaluation board with Richtek components (EVB.PM.P001.RT)

    EVB.PM.P001.RT evaluation board designed by Masters engineers is a miniature power system with an ultra-low power consumption.

    ADVANTAGES

    • designed to test modern integrated circuit
    • universal configuration
    • includes a set of compatible elements selected by specialists
    • time of waiting to start prototyping shortened to minimum


    THREE DIFFERENT STABILIZATION SYSTEMS ON ONE EVALUATION BOARDS

    1. Buck converter based on Richtek RT6208 circuit with current efficiency up to 100 mA

    • input voltage up to 40V
    • ultra-low power consumption in standby mode (below 190μA)
    • efficiency up to 90%
    • enable pin
    • output voltage set by jumpers
    • built-in thermal protection

    2. Buck converter based on Richtek RT6200 circuit with current efficiency up to 600 mA

    • input voltage up to 40V
    • efficiency up to 95%
    • low power consumption in standby mode (below 0.8 mA)
    • operating frequency up to 1.4 MHz
    • enable pin
    • output voltage set by jumpers
    • built-in thermal protection


    3. Buck converter based on Richtek RT2872 circuit with current efficiency up to 3A

    • input voltage up to 40V
    • efficiency up to 95%
    • power consumption in standby mode below 1.3 mA
    • low drain resistance – source below 190 mΩ
    • enable pin
    • output voltage set by jumpers
    • built-in thermal protection

    REFERENCE APPLICATIONS

    • wireless communication modules
    • mobile applications
    • battery-powered devices

    HOW TO START?

    1. Contact us – you’ll get a chosen evaluation board and a set of Mini-applications® (dedicated samples).
    2. Test your demo – just plug in the power supply and choose the configuration using the jumpers.
    3. Configure each system according to your needs – all necessary system pins are routed to the connectors.
    4. Use schemes and available project files to design own application.

    Power Management evaluation board with ST Microelectronics components (EVB.PM.P001.33R)

    EVB.PM.P00 evaluation board designed by Masters engineers is a miniature power system with an ultra-low power consumption.

    ADVANTAGES

    • designed to test modern integrated circuits
    • universal configuration
    • a set of compatible components selected by specialists
    • time of waiting to start prototyping shortened to minimum


    THREE DIFFERENT STABILIZATION SYSTEMS ON ONE EVALUATION BOARD

    1. Buck converter based on ST1PS01 circuit of NanoQuiescent series by ST Mictroelectronics (400 mA)

    • up to 400 mA output current capability
    • 500 nA quiescent current
    • typical efficiency – 94%
    • enable pin
    • application available in 6 combinations of output voltages

    2. Linear stabilizer based on LD39130S circuit by ST Microelectronics (300 mA)

    • very low quiescent current (1 μA in green mode)
    • ultra low dropout voltage (300 mV typ. at 300 mA load)
    • enable pin
    • application available in 7 combinations of output voltages


    3. Linear stabilizer based on STLQ015 circuit by ST Microelectronics (150 mA)

    • 150 mA guaranteed output current
    • very low quiescent current (less than 200 nA)
    • a typical dropout voltage of 112 mV
    • enable pin
    • you can configure output voltage from 0.8 V to Vin

    REFERENCE APPLICATIONS

    • wireless communication modules
    • mobile applications
    • battery-powered devices

    HOW TO START?

    1. Contact us – you’ll get a chosen evaluation board and a set of Mini-applications® (dedicated samples).
    2. Test your demo – just plug in the power supply and choose the configuration using the jumpers.
    3. Configure each system according to your needs – all necessary system pins are routed to the connectors.
    4. Use schemes and available project files to design own application.

    S2-LP evaluation board (EVB.RF.C001.S2-LPXTAL and EVB.RF.C001.S2-LPTCXO)

    EVB.RF.C001.XXX evaluation board designed by Masters engineers includes the S2-LP radio transceiver by ST Microelectronics. S2-LP is a a high performance ultra-low power RF transceiver intended for RF wireless applications in the ISM sub-1 GHz band. Eval board allows to perform tests with different configurations of RF parameters.


    ADVANTAGES

    • high precision and frequency stability
    • universal configuration
    • accelerates prototyping
    • PCB designed in accordance with all manufacturer’s recommendations; it allows to obtain the best RF parameters

    MAIN FEATURES OF S2-LP EVALUATION BOARD

    • low energy consumption (7 mA in receive mode, 10 mA in transmission mode)
    • additional LDO with low leakage current enabling switching off the internal converter in S2-LP,increasing the sensitivity and obtainingwide range
    • dedicated integrated circuit adjusting balun BALF-SPI2
    • frequency bands: from 413 to 479 MHz and from 826 to 958 MHz
    • modulation: 2(G)FSK, 4(G)FSK, OOK, ASK
    • output power +16 dBm
    • receiver sensitivity up to -128 dBm
    • data rate from 0.1 to 500 kbps
    • SPI interface

    Choose your version:

    • with a recommended quartz crystal resonator – EVB.RF.C001.S2-LPXTAL
    • with precise TCXO oscillator – TCXO – EVB.RF.C001.S2-LPTCXO which ensures high precision and frequency stability. It’s very important in narrowband solutions that operate in a wide temperature range

    REFERENCE APPLICATIONS

    • smart home & smart city
    • home automation systems
    • wireless measurements
    • wireless alarm systems
    • asset tracking

    HOW TO START?

    1. Contact us – you’ll get a chosen evaluation board and a set of Mini-applications® (dedicated samples).
    2. Test your evaluation board.
    3. Use schemes and available project files to design own application.