CTS Electronic’s New Model 520 Surface Mount!

CTS Electronic Components, INC. recently informed the public of their new Model 520!

This model is a quartz based, clipped sine output, surface mount temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO). This oscillator provides great performance and exists in a 2.5mm x 2.0mm surface mount package. These applications also include wireless communications, broadband access, test and measurement, WLAN/WiMAX/WIFI, equipment that is easily moved and mobile applications.

CTS Electronic Components, INC. Model 520 uses a compensation engine that is digital and able to maintain a steady frequency over commercial and industrial operating temperature ranges (maximum to -40 degrees C to +85 degrees Celsius), while also keeping great phase noise qualities.

Standard frequency stability is ±2.5 ppm. Frequencies are now available which include include 13MHz, 16.367667MHz, 16.368MHz, 16.369MHz, 19.2MHz, 20MHz, 26MHz, 38.4MHz and 40MHz. The Model 520 platform is also RoHS compliant (6/6) and is shipped in standard tape and reel packaging.

Features of the Model 520 include:

  • Clipped Since Wave Output
  • Optional Voltage Control for Frequency Tuning (VCTCXO)
  • 2.5mm x 2.0mm Surface Mount Package
  • Frequency Range 10-52 MHz
  • Fundamental Stability, several options to choose from +/- 0.5ppm ~ +/- 2.5ppm
  • Operating Voltage, +1.8Vdc ~ +2.5Vdc
  • Operating Temperature to -40 degrees Celsius to +85 degrees Celsius
  • Tape & Reel Packaging Available
  • RoHS/Green Compliant (6/6)

Here’s a little bit about CTS Electronic Components. CTS Electronic Components is a division of CTS Corporation. This division maintains five product lines which are: electrocomponents, filters, frequency control, resistors and thermal management solutions. CTS Electronic Components makes a wide range of frequency-control devices, integrated circuits, ceramic RF filters and duplexers, EMI/RFI filters, capacitors, resistor and resistor/capacitor networks, DIP and rotary switches, rotary and linear potentiometers, encoders and heat management components. CTS Electronic Components have manufacturing locations in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Hopkinton, Massachusetts; Nogales, Mexico; Singapore; Zhongshan and Tianjin, China; and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

CTS has the ability to provide services to markets such as medical, defense and aerospace, industrial controls, power management, HVAC, security, lighting, audio, communications, computer and electronic networking.

For more information about CTS’ new Model 520, please visit our website.

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