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Z-Communications, Inc. Press Release - December 21, 2010

Z-Communications' CRO2595A-LF S-Band VCO Features Low Phase Noise Z-Communications, Inc.

Z-Comm CRO2595A-LF phase noiseSan Diego, CA, December 21, 2010 --

Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model CRO2595A-LF in S-band. The CRO2595A-LF operates at 2570-2620 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 21 MHz/V.

CRO2595A-LF packageThe CRO2595A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 9 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 27 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of -20 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 CRO2595A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

CRO2595A-LF is well suited for digital 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.

CRO2595A-LF specs

RoHS logoAbout 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 a "" or contact our sales department.

Posted  12/21/2010