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June 9, 2008
Vectron International Announces Industry's Smallest High Stability OCXO

Next Generation EX-620 EMXO Provides Customers Advanced Stability Performance and Fast Warm-up with Low Power Consumption

HUDSON, NH Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced its new EX-620 Evacuated Miniature Crystal Oscillator (EMXO), the world's smallest high stability oven controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO). The new EX-620 offers a ruggedized hybrid thick film construction in a low profile hermetically sealed 4pin HALF DIP package which can withstand severe environmental conditions. This latest Vectron product innovation provides customers in the military, test and measurement, harsh environment, and telecommunications markets advanced stability performance and fast warm-up with low power consumption. Vectron will showcase this new EMXO in Booth 1501 at the 2008 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, to be held June 17-19, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Vectron is committed to innovation that leads to custom designs and next-generation, industry leading solutions. Because we are in constant communication with our customers worldwide to help them solve previously unsolved problems, establish competitive differentiation and evolve their platforms, we are acutely aware of their needs and can stay ahead of the curve in developing products that meet and exceed their demands," said David Bail, director of product development at Vectron's Mount Holly Springs PA facility. "Our EX-620 series exemplifies that philosophy and adds yet another proof point to our growing product portfolio-the largest in the precision space."

The EX-620 measures 13.21mm x 13.21mm and is available in frequencies ranging from 10 MHz to 30Mhz. Additional features include:
  • Temperature stability to + / - 75x10-9 over -20°C to +70°C
  • Low power consumption: <0.35W @ 25°C, 0.7W @ -40°C
  • Fast warm-up: two minutes at 25°C
  • Weight: <3gm
  • Available in Thru Hole and Surface Mount Package
The EX-620 is currently available. For more information on Vectron's EX-620 or any other Vectron products, please contact a customer service representative at 1-88-VECTRON-1.

About Vectron International
Vectron International is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor, and hybrid product solutions. Vectron solves complex timing, filtering and sensor challenges by delivering customized solutions that speed time to market and offer low total cost of ownership. Vectron uses the very latest techniques in both bulk acoustic wave (BAW) and surface acoustic wave (SAW) based designs from DC to microwave frequencies. Committed to the industry's highest quality service standard and complete satisfaction, Vectron International leverages its global footprint and 50 years of experience to help customers achieve competitive differentiation and improve their bottom line. Vectron International is headquartered in Hudson, NH and has operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please call 1-88-VECTRON-1