26 October 2012 SiTime unveils new digitally controlled oscillators to rival VCXOs SiTime unveils new digitally controlled oscillators to rival VCXOS SiTime has introduced the SiT3907 MEMs based digitally controlled oscillator (DCXO) which is targeted at replacing quartz VCXOs in telecom and embedded applications. Unlike analogue, quartz based VCXOs, the fully programmable SiT3907 DCXO features an in system digital control interface that is used for tuning the output frequency. The device is said to offer 100 times better linearity and eight times better pull range than quartz VCXOs to enable simpler, more reliable systems. "SiTime's innovative MEMS technology and analogue expertise is leading the revolution in the timing industry," said Piyush Sevalia, executive vp of marketing at SiTime. "For decades, the quartz industry has offered VCXOs with no new features. Our customers requested an all digital control interface that simplified their design and improved performance." Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.sitime.com/ Companies SiTime Corporation This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.