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Vishay Extends XOSM Surface-Mount Clock Oscillator Family With New Devices Rated for 1.8-V and 2.5-V Input Voltages in 7.0-mm by 5.0-mm by 1.6-mm Package
MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - December 17, 2004 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the addition of two miniature, low-voltage, surface-mount oscillators - rated for 1.8-V and 2.5-V input voltages - to the company’s XOSM family of clock oscillators.
Intended to enable design of better-performing, longer-running battery-powered electronic devices, the new devices occupy the same small footprint as a standard 5x7 oscillator while providing low-voltage options that improve performance of clock oscillator circuits in portable computing and telecommunications equipment such as notebook computers, cell phones, pagers, and PDAs.
The new XOSM-571 (1.8 V) and XOSM-572 (2.5 V) serve as lower-voltage alternatives to Vishay’s standard XOSM-57 (5 V) and XOSM 573 (3.3 V) surface-mount oscillators. Both the XOSM-571 and XOSM-572 feature very small dimensions of 0.275 in. by 0.197 in. by 0.63 in. [7.0 mm by 5.0 mm by 1.6 mm], and each package offers a tri-state enable/disable function that contributes to efficient operation. With lower input voltage ratings, these devices also reduce heat dissipation and thereby improve system reliability.
The Vishay Dale devices released today offer a frequency range of 1 MHz to 100 MHz with frequency stability options of ▒25 ppm, ▒50 ppm, and ▒100 ppm. Typical aging for the first year is ▒5 ppm. The new oscillators, which are HCMOS-compatible and compatible with IR re-flow processes, are available in tape-and-reel packaging. All devices in the XOSM family of clock oscillators are lead (Pb)-free.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers
of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors,
and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial,
computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product
innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can
be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.