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Z-Communications, Inc. - Press Release 9-23-2008


Z-Communications, Inc.Z-Comm CRO2318A-LF S-Band VCO

S-Band VCO: CRO2318A-LF Features Ultra Low Phase Noise

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model CRO2318A-LF in S-band. The CRO2318A-LF operates at 2316-2321 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 7 MHz/V.

The CRO2318A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 2 dBm at 5V DC supply while drawing 19 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85ºC. This VCO features typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -15 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s industry standard MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x 0.50 in. x 0.22 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The CRO2318A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

CRO2318A-LF is well suited for satellite communications and fixed wireless applications that require ultra low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at

http://www.zcomm.com/Webstore/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=CRO2318A-LF

Part Number:   CRO2318A-LF
Delivery:          Stock-6 weeks

Contact:          Z-Communications, Inc.
                        Tel: 858-621-2700 

                        Fax: 858-621-2722

                        Email Technical Support – applications@zcomm.com

                        Email Sales: sales@zcomm.com

                        URL: http://www.zcomm.com

About Z-Communications, Inc.

Z-Communications, Inc. is a pioneer in developing Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCO) and Phase Locked Loop (PLL) synthesizers for the commercial marketplace since 1987 and headquartered in 9939 Via Pasar, San Diego, CA 92126.

With devoted customers, Z-Communications, Inc. serves wireless and communication industries by providing the most effective and competitively priced RF/microwave components, as well as custom component designed to meet customer specific needs. Our sophisticated automated manufacturing facility, located in the US at our headquarters in San Diego guarantees a high level of repeatability, reproducibility and control. For more information please visit us at

www.zcomm.com or contact our sales department.

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