Single-Oven OCXO is designed for optimal stability.

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Supplied in 2 x 2 x 1 in. package, single-oven oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) utilizes proprietary compensation and stabilization methods to maintain frequency stability as low as 1 ppb over -20 to +70ºC operating temperature range. Highly polished SC cut crystals are employed to maintain minimal frequency drift over time. Available within frequency range of 1-150 MHz, products are offered with sine wave or CMOS output.

Original Press Release:

MMD Launches Single-Oven OCXO with Ultra-High Stability Rivaling That of More Expensive Double-Oven Units

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., July 27, 2006 - MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek), a producer of frequency control devices, has introduced a single-oven oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) that combines ultra-high stability with moderate pricing to rival competitors' more expensive double-oven units.

Using proprietary compensation and stabilization methods, the new OCXOs can maintain a frequency stability as low as 1 ppb over an operating temperature range of -20ºC to +70ºC. Highly polished SC cut crystals are employed to maintain extremely low frequency drift over time. A customer can specify sine wave or CMOS output and units are available from a frequency range of 1 MHz to150 MHz.

Package size is 50.8 x 50.8 x 25.4 millimeters (2 x 2 x 1 inches).

Availability for the single-oven OCXOs is stock to 14 weeks, with prices starting at $295 each in 25-unit quantities. More information can be obtained from MMD Components (Monitor & Quartztek), 30400 Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., 92688; telephone 949-709-5075 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 manufacturer 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, Inc. 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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