11 Jan 2013

Z Comm CRO1200A-LF Low Phase Noise VCO

Z-Communications has introduced its new RoHS compliant VCO model CRO1200A-LF for high speed analogue to digital converters.

The CRO1200A-LF is designed to operate at 1200 MHz MHz within a tuning voltage range of 0.5 to 4.5 Vdc. This VCO features phase noise of -119 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 2 MHz/V.

The robust CRO1200A-LF provides the end user typical output power of -3.0 dBm into a 50Ω load while operating off a 5 Vdc supply and drawing 20 mA, typically, over the temperature range of -40 to 85º C.

This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of -25 dBc and comes in Z-Comm's standard MINI-16-SM package measuring 0.5 in. x 0.5 in. x 0.22 in.

This low noise VCO is further heightened by pushing less than 0.5 MHz/V, with 5% change of the supply voltage, and pulling less than 0.5 MHz with a 12 dB return loss, any phase.

Most popular news in RF topics

High performance OFDM scheme for cellular & Wi-Fi
High power plastic packaged transistors deliver over 1250W
Cree unveils gallium nitride HEMTs for S-Band radar
Freescale Airfast RF Power LDMOS Covers 700 to 2700 MHz
Peregrine and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Collaborate

All news in this channel | All news


Want more like this? Register for our newsletter









Whitepapers
Bringing the Internet of Things to Life
Silicon Labs looks at the fact that industry experts predict that the number of connected devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) will surpass 15 billion nodes by 2015 and reach over 50 billion by 2020. Learn how to overcome the challenges of connecting intelligent nodes to the Internet of Things.

More whitepapers

Training
On-line: RF and Wireless Essentials for Engineers
This on-line course enables you to quickly get up-to-speed & understand key concepts of modern radio frequency, RF & wireless communications systems

More training courses

A Guide to RF Amplifier Envelope Tracking
A Guide to RF Amplifier Envelope Tracking

Ian Poole
Envelope tracking is a key technology that is used in association with RF...
Read more . .

USA bookstore UK bookstore









Radio-Electronics.com is operated and owned by Adrio Communications Ltd and edited by Ian Poole. All information is © Adrio Communications Ltd and may not be copied except for individual personal use. This includes copying material in whatever form into website pages. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on Radio-Electronics.com, no liability is accepted for any consequences of using it. This site uses cookies. By using this site, these terms including the use of cookies are accepted. More explanation can be found in our Privacy Policy