Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Fox Electronics' New TCXO/VCTCXO Series Offers Stratum III Stability Performance Ideal for Telecom Network Applications

Fort Myers, Fla. April 7, 2008 - Fox Electronics, America's leading supplier of frequency control solutions, has recently developed the new FOX331, HCMOS, TCXO/VCTCXO series featuring Stratum III stability. The series is designed to comply with the Telcordia GR 1244 specification, requiring a daily stability of 0.37 PPM and a frequency stability of less than 4.6 PPM for 20 years.

Featuring a small profile of 7.0 mm L x 5.0 mm H x 2.0 mm W as well as 3.3 V operation, this oscillator family is ideal for telecom network applications including data and voice transfer, base stations, telecom infrastructure and network synchronization.

Fox's new oscillator series is available in frequencies of 10 MHz to 20 MHz and offers an overall frequency stability of ±4.6 PPM as well as ±0.28 PPM over a temperature range of -20ºC to +70ºC and ±0.37 PPM over a temperature range of -40ºC to +85ºC. These TXCO/VCTCXOs feature a storage temperature range of -55°C to +125°C.

In addition, the oscillators offer a phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz at an offset of 100 Hz, -140 dBc/Hz at an offset of 1 kHz and of -148 dBc/Hz at an offset of 10 kHz. The series has a source current (IOH) and a sink current (IOL) of 6 mA. Input current (IDD) is 6 mA.

The RoHS-compliant FOX311 TCXO/VCTCXOs are packaged on tape and reel and are available for low volume programs.

Pricing for a FOX331E-19.44MHz is $19.95 in quantities of 10Kpcs. Delivery is 8 weeks ARO.

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Fox Electronics is America's leading supplier of standard and custom frequency control products, including the industry's broadest line of crystals, oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs, OCXOs and crystal filters. The company, headquartered in Fort Myers, Fla., has facilities, representatives and distributors throughout the world.

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