RoHS-Compliant Quartz Crystal measures 2 x 2.5 x 0.57 mm.

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Compatible with Pb-free reflow profiles, X series surface-mountable crystals can be used in any application where space is limited and frequency reference required. Ruggedized construction withstands vibration, shock, and temperatures up to 70°C. Offered with frequency range of 16-60 MHz and frequency tolerance/stability rate up to ±50 or ±100 ppm, hermetically sealed product comes in 4-pad ceramic package. Crystals are delivered on tape and reel for pick and place.

Original Press Release:

MMD's New Quartz Crystal (X Series) is Smallest on the Market at 2mm x 2.5mm x 0.57mm and Also Fully RoHS Compliant

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., May 4, 2007 - MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek), a producer of frequency control devices, has introduced the smallest quartz crystal available in production quantities. Measuring only 2 x 2.5 millimeters, with an ultra-low 0.57-millimeter profile, MMD's new X series is a surface-mountable crystal that can be used in any application where space is limited and a frequency reference required, such as Bluetooth devices, PDAs, cell phones and MP3 players.

X series crystals are available with a wide frequency range of 16 to 60 MHz and a frequency tolerance/stability rate as high as ±50 PPM/±100 PPM. The units are fully RoHS compliant and compatible with Pb-free reflow profiles; feature ruggedized construction for extreme vibration and shock applications, allowing fundamental-mode operation to 60 MHz; and can operate in temperatures as high as 70ºC.

Hermetically sealed in a 4-pad ceramic package, the crystals are delivered on tape and reel for easy pick and place.

Availability for the new X series quartz crystals is stock to 8 weeks, with prices starting at $1.15 in 1 K quantities. More information can be obtained from MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek), 30400 Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., 92688; telephone 949-753-5888 or, toll free, 877-663-2667; e-mail; or on the Web at

About MMD
MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek) is one the most technologically advanced full-service stocking manufacturers of frequency control devices, specializing in crystals, oscillators and custom applications. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., the company manufactures and distributes its components as an approved vendor for a variety of Fortune 500 companies and is a recommended supplier for major chip manufacturers. To better serve a worldwide market, MMD acquired the manufacturing and patent rights in 2002 to the entire product portfolio of Monitor & Quartztek Products. MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek) now offers a more complete line of components, covering a wide range of applications in the commercial, medical, telecommunications, aerospace, and military markets.

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