IQD Introduces New SMD Quartz Crystals for Ethernet, RFID, Automotive, and IoT Applications

IQD Introduces New SMD Quartz Crystals for Ethernet, RFID, Automotive, and IoT Applications

IQD, one of the leading innovators in the frequency control market and part of the Würth Elektronik eiSos group, a European manufacturer of passive components, has introduced two new Quartz crystals, CFPX-180 and IQXC-42. These crystals are suitable for a wide range of applications such as Ethernet, industrial control systems, green and smart energy applications (solar inverters), telemetry systems, test and measurement, transportation systems, Wi-Fi modules, and RFID applications.

Components capable of withstanding high operating temperatures are increasingly in demand, and it is not just by engineers working on the traditional high temperature or extreme applications, for example downhole. This trend is partly driven by IC manufacturers, who often design one chipset suitable for both industrial and automotive applications, and by the increased use of electronic devices in more extreme environments. Additionally, the internal self-heating of electronic components close to the crystal on the board can be a motivation to select a crystal that is guaranteed to operate within the specification up to 125°C.

Customers who are using the same frequencies in multiple projects with different temperature requirements, may also benefit from selecting one extended temperature part that is designed to work within all these applications rather than having to source and stock multiple parts.

These are the primary reasons that motivated IQD to develop such high stability crystals. They are housed in the popular 4-pad SMD ceramic packages 3.2 x 2.5 mm (CFPX-180) and 2.0 x 1.6 mm (IQXC-42) with the extended operating temperature range of -40 to 125°C.

The CFPX-180 is available in a range of frequencies from 12.0 MHz and the IQXC-42 from 16.0 MHz, with various load capacitances. The parts are offered with frequency stability down to +-30 ppm over -40 to 125°C and the ESR values are specified slightly lower than for the existing range of crystals in order to meet the demands of new microcontrollers, which often require lower ESR, for example for IoT applications. For engineers requiring AEC-Q200 qualification, IQD also has a range of automotive qualified crystals.

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