Z-Communications, Inc. Press Release - June 25, 2009
Z-Comm Announces CRO3012A-LF Ultra Low Phase Noise VCOSan 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.
The 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.