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November 12, 2008
Vectron International Announces Latest Version of its DX-170 DOCXO

Miniaturized Double Oven Offers Extremely High Stability for Telecom, Measurement and Military Application

MUNICH, GERMANY DX-170Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced the latest version of its DX-170 double oven controlled crystal oscillator (DOCXO). This most recent double oven innovation is available in a 28x36x19 mm package, half the size of its predecessor, requiring less power while offering the same high stability required for telecom, measurement and military applications. With temperature stability as tight as 0.2 ppb and aging of 0.2 ppb, the DX-170 offers excellent holdover stability. The reduced package size saves space in base stations and expands the variety of applications possible for measurement and military. This product will be showcased in Hall B5, Booth 237 at electronica 2008, from November 11 to 14.

"Vectron invests heavily in research and development in order to meet the needs of our customers in the telecom, measurement and military industries, who value constant innovation and need to meet ever-changing market demands for increased performance and smaller packaging," said Alan Mond, vice president, Global Sales Vectron International. "The new DX-170 DOCXO will enable design engineers to solve previously unsolved problems, establish competitive differentiation and advantage and develop next generation products."

Additional features include:
  • Temperature stability of 0.2 ppb over 0 to 70 degrees Celsius or 0.4 ppb over -20 to 70 degrees Celsius
  • ADEV performance of 5x10-12 @ one second
  • Long term aging of 25 ppb per year
  • Supply voltage of 12 V
  • Available with either a HCMOS or Sinewave output.
For additional information on Vectron's new DX-170 DOCXO offering 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