Z-Comm Announces CRO3012A-LF Ultra Low Phase Noise VCO
Diego, CA, September 21, 2009 --
Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO
(Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model
CRO3012A-LF in S-band. The
CRO3012A-LF operates at 3011-3013 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical
phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 14 MHz/V.
CRO3012A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 2.5 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 21 mA
(typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of
-18 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s standard MINI-16-SM package measuring 0.5 in. x 0.5 in. x 0.22 in. It is available
in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The
CRO3012A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.
CRO3012A-LF is well suited for mobile radio and test and measurement applications that require ultra low phase
noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at
For further information on this model or any other product from Z-Communications, Inc. please contact our
Applications department via e-mail at
email@example.com or call us at 858-621-2700.
www.zcomm.com or contact our sales department.
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