S-Band VCO: CRO2318A-LF

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model CRO2318A-LF in S-band. The CRO2318A-LF operates at 2316-2321 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 7 MHz/V.

The CRO2318A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 2 dBm at 5V DC supply while drawing 19 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85ºC. This VCO features typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -15 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s industry standard MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x 0.50 in. x 0.22 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The CRO2318A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

CRO2318A-LF is well suited for satellite communications and fixed wireless applications that require ultra low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at http://www.zcomm.com/Webstore/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=CRO2318A-LF

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