SAN DIEGO, September 10, 2007: Z-Communications, Inc. announces the introduction of their new lead free, RoHS compliant narrow-band sub miniature VCO (SMV4596B-LF) in C-band (4595–4598 MHz) featuring ultra low phase noise of -81dBc/Hz @10kHz offset. This design covers the bandwidth between 0- 2.5 V only, with a tuning sensitivity of 90 MHz/V (typ) and excellent harmonic suppression of -25dBc (typ). This model has linear tuning and works at 2.8Vdc supply while drawing only 8mA (typical) over the extended operating temperature range of -40º to 85º C. SMV4596B-LF comes in Z-COMM’s industry standard SUB-L package measuring 0.30 in. x 0.30 in. x 0.08 in. This amazing VCO is ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. This is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. Furthermore this technology is available for a reasonable price of $15.95 given its unsurpassed quality and unbeatable performance. For further information on this model or any other VCO product from Z-Communications, please contact our sales department via email at or call us at 858-621-2700 or you can visit our website at