VCO: CRO2477A-LF Features Low Phase Noise
News Release from:
Z Communications Inc
17 August 2010
Z-Communications, Inc. announces a new RoHS compliant VCO model CRO2477A-LF in S-band. The CRO2477A-LF operates at 2440-2540 MHz with a tuning voltage range of 0.5-4.5 Vdc. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 30 MHz/V.
The CRO2477A-LF is designed to deliver a typical output power of 3.5 dBm at 5 Vdc supply while drawing 21 mA (typical) over the temperature range of -40º to 85º C. This VCO features typical second harmonic suppression of -20 dBc and comes in Z-Comm’s standard MINI-16-SM package measuring 0.5 in. x 0.5 in. x 0.22 in. It is available in tape and reel packaging for production requirements. The CRO2477A-LF is also ideal for automated surface mount assembly and reflow.
CRO2477A-LF is well suited for fixed wireless and digital radio applications that require ultra low phase noise performance. Additional specifications for this product can be found on-line at