Z-Communications Introduces New S-Band VCO
20, 2011 -- Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) model
CRO3500C-LF in S-band. The
CRO3500C-LF 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.
CRO3500C-LF 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
CRO3500C-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.
CRO3500C-LF 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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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