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Z-Communications, Inc. Press Release - July 6, 2011

Z-Communications Introduces New 830-1300 MHz VCO Z-Communications, Inc.

VCO: CLV1075A-LF Features Low Phase Noise
Z-Comm CLV1075A-LF phase noiseJuly 6, 2011 --  --Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model CLV1075A-LF in L-band. The CLV1075A-LF operates at 830-1300 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-17 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -105 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 35 MHz/V.

CLV1075A-LFThe CLV1075A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 4 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 26 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-14S 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 CLV1075A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.

CLV1075A-LF is well suited for satellite communication and 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 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.

Z-Communications, Inc.
Phone: (858) 621-2700
Fax: (858) 486-1927

Posted  7/9/2011