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VCO Features Low Phase Noise

Tue, 08/03/2010 - 8:04am
Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) Model CRO3260A-LF in S-band. The CRO3260A-LF operates at 3203 to 3317 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5 to 4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -103 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 42 MHz/V.

The CRO3260A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 1 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 24 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of -15 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s standard MINI-16-SM package measuring 0.5 in. x 0.5 in. x 0.22 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The CRO3260A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

CRO3260A-LF is well suited for fixed wireless and digital radio applications that require ultra low phase noise performance.


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