VCO Series is designed for optimal linearity.

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Crystek Corporation®'s RedBox VCO Series enables VCO integration into any application as plug-and-play option. Supplied in 1.25 x 1.25 x 1.59 in. aluminum enclosure with SMA connectors, devices are available in narrow to wide frequencies and feature harmonic suppression.

Original Press Release:

Mouser Electronics Expands Portfolio of New Products and is Currently the Sole Distributor of RedBox VCO Series from Crystek Corporation®

Inventory Includes PRO Series Pocket Reference Oscillators, Wide Band VCO Series, and RedBox VCO Series

Mansfield, Texas, USA - September 11, 2007 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking several new products from Crystek Corporation® and is currently the sole distributor for the manufacturer's RedBox VCO Series. Other products include the PRO Series Pocket Reference Oscillators, and Wide Band VCOs.

"Both the design engineering community and our suppliers rely on Mouser to supply the newest products available to the marketplace," according to Barry McConnell, Mouser Vice President of Product Marketing, "and by stocking new products like these from Crystek, Mouser is able to fulfill its commitment to both suppliers and design engineers alike."

Crystek Corporation is a leading supplier of frequency control products including quartz crystals, clock oscillators, temperature compensated oscillators, voltage controlled oscillators, voltage controlled crystal oscillators, and temperature compensated voltage controlled oscillators.

Mouser is currently the only distributor offering the RedBox VCO Series which provides enhanced VCO durability and makes VCO integration into any application an easy, plug-and-play option. The devices are available in narrow to wide frequencies, provide excellent linearity, and feature low phase noise and harmonic suppression. They are available in a 1.25" x 1.25" x 1.59" robust aluminum enclosure with SMA connectors.

The PRO Series Pocket Reference Oscillator is a complete HCMOS crystal oscillator integrated in a rugged SMA housing. When the +3.3Vdc is connected to the female SMA side it will output a clean low jitter signal from the male SMA side. The oscillator's frequency stability is ±25ppm over 0˚C to 70˚C and is available in a variety of standard frequencies.

The CVC055W series of wide band VCOs offers bandwidths as wide as an octave and features frequencies from 50MHz to 3.5GHz, while maintaining low phase noise and low harmonics throughout its specified frequency range. The VCOs come in 0.50" x 0.50" SMD packages and are available in a variety of frequency ranges and power ratings.

Mouser Electronics, one of the fastest growing catalog distributors in the electronics industry, is the only major distributor to publish a new 1,900+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its interactive online catalog and website is updated daily, contains more than 850,000 products for easy online purchase, provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 677,000 downloadable data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, and other technical design information.

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. features over 860,000 products online from more than 335 manufacturers. Mouser's 1,900+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit

About Crystek Corporation®

Crystek Corporation® is a leading manufacturer of Frequency Control Products - quartz crystals, XOs (clock oscillators), TCXOs (temperature compensated oscillators), VCOs (voltage controlled oscillators), VCXOs (voltage controlled crystal oscillators), and TCVCXOs (temperature compensated voltage controlled oscillators). Founded in 1958, Crystek's capabilities include custom manufacturing of quartz crystal and oscillators from quartz bars through packaged and tested finished products. Crystek's facilities include climate controlled manufacturing plants and state-of-the-art product validation centers. Crystek's on-site warehousing facility boasts an inventory of more than five million items, which allows the company to respond to most customer requests on a next day basis. For more information, visit


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Ellie Rovai
Marketing Manager
Mouser Electronics, Inc.
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