VCO: ZRO0833A1LF Features Ultra Low Phase Noise.

SAN DIEGO, December 2, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model ZRO0833A1LF in UHF band. The ZRO0833A1LF operates from 826-841 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.3-4.7 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -122 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 5 MHz/V.

The ZRO0833A1LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of -4 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 13 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -15 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s industry 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 ZRO0833A1LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

ZRO0833A1LF is well suited for digital radio and satellite communication applications that require ultra low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at .

For further information on this model or any other product from Z-Communications, Inc. please contact our Applications department via e-mail at or call us at 858-621-2700.