- Buyers Guide
Low Profile OCXOs
The CMO5000 series low profile oven-controlled crystal oscillators (OCXO) offer a holdover frequency stability an order of magnitude better than the Stratum III telecommunications requirement in a space-saving, low profile package. The units' oven construction allows the entire oscillator to be encapsulated in a package measuring 36.0 x 27.0 x 13.5 mm deep. Holdover stability is guaranteed to be down to 0.03 ppm over an ambient temperature range from -10° to +70°C. The available output frequencies are 38.88 and 51.84 MHz, both of which are standard in telecommunications applications. The devices can be specified to operate from a supply voltage between 9 and 20 V, consuming no more than 400 mA during oven warmup and 120 mA at steady state from a 12 V supply at +25°C ambient temperature. Effects of aging on output frequency are no more than 0.35 ppm over a 20-year period while overall stability is specified to within 0.51 ppm. Prices: range from $99 to $200 (depending on specifications and quantity).
C-MAC Industries Inc.,
The PFG-RF series RF generators feature several advantages, including proven operation in the lab and production processes; high stability, resulting in high accuracy and repeatability; 100 percent mismatch protection; and optimum process control via an integrated microprocessor. The units feature a nominal frequency of 13.56 MHz +/-0.05 percent (quartz stabilized), a 50 W coaxial (type BNC), RF output power regulation and microprocessor control. The generators provide RF output power from 300 to 5000 W and can be used with all PVD, CVD and etching processes.
Huettinger Electronic Inc.,
These Rubidium oscillators are designed for industrial, military and space applications. Standard frequencies include 5, 10, 10.23, 13 and 20 MHz. Accuracies to 1 x 1013/day are available.
Temex Electronics Inc.,