Voltage Controlled Oscillator offer low phase noise.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and tuning sensitivity of 25 MHz/V, CRO2090A-LF operates from 2,060-2,120 MHz with tuning voltage range of 1-4 Vdc. VCO delivers typical output power of 0 ±2 dBm at 5 Vdc supply and is specified over -40 to +85ºC range. It offers typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -25 dBc and comes in MINI-16 package. Areas of use include microwave radio and fixed wireless access applications.

Original Press Release:

VCO: CRO2090A-LF Features Ultra Low Phase Noise

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2008: Z-Communications, Inc. is proud to announce a new RoHS compliant, coaxial resonator oscillator (CRO2090A-LF) in S band (2060-2120 MHz) offering ultra low (typ) phase noise performance of -110dBc/Hz @10kHz offset. This unique design offers a linear tuning sensitivity of 25 MHz/V (typ) and covers the band between 1- 4 V. It has excellent (typ) 2nd harmonic suppression of -25 dBc.

It is designed to deliver a typical output power of 0dBm at 5Vdc supply while drawing 21mA (typ) over the extended operating temperature range of -40º to 85º C. CRO2090A-LF comes in Z-COMM's industry standard MINI package measuring 0.50 in. x 0.50 in. x0.22 in. This amazing VCO is ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements.

CRO2090A-LF is ideally suited for microwave radio and fixed wireless applications that require linear tuning and excellent 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 applications@zcomm.com or call us at 858-621-2700.

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