Z-Communications Introduces New S-Band VCO
20, 2011 -- Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model
in S-band. The
operates at 3500 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase
noise of -111 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 5 MHz/V.
is designed to deliver a typical output power of 2 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 20 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
is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.
is well suited for digital radio and satellite communication 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. 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
www.zcomm.com or contact our sales department.
Phone: (858) 621-2700
Fax: (858) 486-1927