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Z-Communications, Inc. Press Release - May 2, 2011

Z-Comm Introduces the SMV3727A-LF VCO @ 3710-3744 MHz Z-Communications, Inc.

Z-Comm Introduces the SMV3727A-LF VCO @ 3710-3744 MHz - phase noiseZ-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model SMV3727A-LF in S-band. The SMV3727A-LF operates at 3710-3744 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-3 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -83 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 142 MHz/V.

SMV3727A-LF packageThe SMV3727A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 3 dBm at 2.7 Vdc supply while drawing 10 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 SUB-L package measuring 0.3 in. x 0.3 in. x 0.08 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The SMV3727A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

SMV3727A-LF is well suited for digital radio and fixed wireless applications that require low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at

Z-Comm SMV3727A-LF Electrical Specs

Part Number: SMV3727A-LF
Contact: Z-Communications, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Tel: 858-621-2700
Fax: 858-621-2722
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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.

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. 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 or contact our sales department.

Posted  5/2/2011