Z-Comm Introduces the CRO3160B-LF S-Band Synthesizer
CRO3160B-LF Features Ultra Low Phase Noise
DIEGO, January 26, 2009:
Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled
Oscillator) model CRO3160B-LF in S-band. The CRO3160B-LF operates from 3140-3180 MHz with a tuning voltage range
of 1-4 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning
sensitivity of 23 MHz/V.
The CRO3160B-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 4.5 dBm at 5 Vdc
supply while drawing 25 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical 2nd
harmonic suppression of -13 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s industry 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
is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.
CRO3160B-LF is well suited for microwave
radio and fixed wireless 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
or call us at 858-621-2700.
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
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
or contact our sales department.