At electronica 2012 in Munich, Germany CTS Corp., a global leader in ceramic, quartz and piezo technologies announces they will be showcasing their latest technology. CTS’ booth is co-located with its local representatives, MRC Components and Electrade GmbH in Hall B5 Booth 337.

Frequency Control Products 

Model 520 Temperature Compensated Crystal Oscillator (TCXO); The 520 is a quartz based, clipped sine output, oscillator offering excellent performance (0.5ppm) and is housed in a 2.5 x 2.0 mm surface mount package. The TCXO is ideal for applications in wireless communications, broadband access, test and measurement, WLAN/WiMax/WiFi, portable equipment and mobile phone applications.

Model 443 Quartz Crystal Resonator: The 443 is housed in a ceramic 4-pad surface mount package, 3.2 x 2.5 mm, with glass seal cover. This popular, cost efficient package format is suitable for a wide range of commercial applications that include; notebooks, computer peripherals, audio visual, Bluetooth and USB interfaces, PDAs, and automotive electronics. 

The crystal’s standard frequencies include 12, 14.31818, 14.7456, 16, 18.432, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.63636, 30, 32, 33, 40 and 48 MHz. For more information about Model 520, 443, and other quartz crystal and oscillator models offering cost effective solutions in both standard and customized configurations, please contact your local CTS Sales Representative or supporting CTS Inside Sales Representative or visit or call 508-435-6831.

Ceramic Components

RTP (Recessed Top Pattern) ceramic filter technologies utilize patented mechanical structures and CTS' proprietary high quality ceramic formulations. CTS’ next generation filter technology is the only solution available that satisfies the market’s needs for lower cost, smaller size and near “air-cavity” performance.

  • Up to 30W average 400W peak
  • Block lengths from 30mm to 132mm
  • 400MHz to 6000MHz frequency range

For more information regarding the RTP filter, as well as other ceramic filters, please contact your local CTS Electronic Components’ distributor or representative or visit


291 Series optical encoder offers 12mm low profile package which is one of the smallest available in the market, 3 million life cycles with no detent or 1 million cycles with detents, optional long life momentary switch, 6 and 8 PPR resolution in a 2-bit quadrature output, 5VDC or 3.3VDC option, sealed construction, standard PC terminals and wire harness options, and is available at a very competitive price.

The 291 series is ideal for many applications which include, but are not limited to: medical equipment, laboratory equipment, communication, industrial, HVAC, transportation, security, and professional and consumer audio and home entertainment equipment.

For more information on the CTS 291 Series visit For additional information on other Electrocomponent products visit or contact Customer Service at 574-523-3800.