Z-Communications, Inc. - Press Release 7-18-2008
Z-Comm Introduces a New S-Band VCO:
- Excellent Harmonic Suppression
DIEGO, July 18, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc.
announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled
Oscillator) model SMV3400A-LF in S-band. The SMV3400A-LF
operates from 3220-3580 MHz with a tuning voltage range
of 0.5-3 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise
of -80 dBc/Hz @10KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity
of 230 MHz/V.
The SMV3400A-LF is designed to
deliver a typical output power of 5 dBm at 3.3V DC supply
while drawing only 16 mA (typical) over the temperature
range of -30º to 85ºC. This VCO features excellent typical
2nd harmonic suppression of -30 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s
industry SUB MINI-L package measuring only 0.3 in. x
0.3 in. x 0.08 in. It is available in tape and reel
packaging for production requirements. The SMV3400A-LF
is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and
SMV3400A-LF is well suited for satellite
communication applications that require superior 2nd
harmonic suppression and ultra low phase noise performance.
Additional specifications for this product can be found
For further information on this model or any
other product from Z-Communications, Inc. please contact
our sales department via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 858-621-2700 or visit
our website at
Part Number: SMV3400A-LF
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