Fox Electronics Expands All-Quartz SMD Crystal Series to Include 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm Package Size


Fort Myers, FL, December 2007 - Fox Electronics, America's leading supplier of frequency control products, has expanded its FQ Series of all-quartz crystal packaging technology to include a 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm package size. The FQ 3225B, which features an ultra low profile of 1.0mm, is ideal for a wide range of portable and battery-powered applications including MP3 and CD/ DVD players, cell phones, radios (FM, AM, satellite), set top boxes, modems and routers.

The FQ3225B features enhanced performance with an all-quartz surface mount. In addition, all frequencies for this crystal package are available in fundamental mode, which provides a clean signal for high-end network communications applications.

This crystal series is available in frequencies from 16 MHz to 50 MHz, with a ±50 ppm tolerance of 25°C (77°F). Standard stability is ±50 ppm at temperatures from 10°C to 70°C (50°F to 158°F). The FQ3225B is fully RoHS-compliant and is packaged on a standard tape and reel (1,000 pieces).

Fox's all quartz packaging provides a cost reduction of up to 20% over conventional ceramic packaging and eliminates the recurring problems of ceramic shortages. Compared to ceramic packaging, the FQ series also offers a lighter weight and lower profile.

Large volume pricing for a FQ3225, 25MHz, -10 ~70c, 50/50 is $0.39. Delivery is 8 weeks ARO.

For more information, please visit foxonline.com/pdfs/fq3225b.pdfor contact Customer Service, Fox Electronics, 5570 Enterprise Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33905. Tel: 888/GET-2-FOX; Fax: 239/693-1554; E-mail: foxonline.com/email.htm; Web: www.foxonline.com.

For additional news releases from Fox Electronics, please visit http://www.simongroup.com/PressRoom/fox.html.

Fox Electronics is America's leading supplier of standard and custom frequency control products, including the industry's broadest line of crystals, oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs, OCXOs, and crystal filters. The company, headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, has facilities, representatives, and distributors throughout the world.

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