Features Ultra Low Phase Noise

SAN DIEGO, December 2, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model SMV1132A-LF in L-band. The SMV1132A-LF operates from 1112-1152 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-2.7 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -103 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 62 MHz/V.

The SMV1132A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 0.75 dBm at 3.1 Vdc supply while drawing 12 mA over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -20 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s industry standard SUB-L package measuring 0.3 in. x 0.3 in. x 0.08 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The SMV1132A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

SMV1132A-LF is well suited for fixed wireless and test and measurement applications that require good 2nd harmonic suppression and ultra low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at http://www.zcomm.com/webstore/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=SMV1132A-LF.

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