Z-Communications, Inc. Press Release - April 20, 2011
Z-Comm Introduces the CRO2912A-LF Low Phase Noise VCO
April 20, 2011 - San Diego, CA -- VCO: CRO2912A-LF Features Low Phase Noise Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model CRO2912A-LF in S-band. The CRO2912A-LF operates at 2875-2950 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 1-18 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -113 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 9 MHz/V.
The CRO2912A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 0.5 dBm at 8 Vdc supply while drawing 25 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of -15 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 CRO2912A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. CRO2912A-LF is well suited for digital radio 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 858-621-2700.