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Oscillators Select the Right Oscillator For Your Application Traditional Crystal Oscillator Microchip Quartz- Based Oscillator Microchip MEMSBased Oscillator Features Frequency Stability Over Temperature • MEMS offers ±10 ppm over wide temperature range • Microchip quartz achieves superior aging Size • MEMS offers ultra-small footprints (1.6 × 1.2 mm) • Leads industry trend in size reduction Reliability • MEMS wafer-stage ultra-clean hermetic seal • Microchip quartz separates crystal and ASIC enclosures Jitter Close-In Phase Noise • Microchip quartz is superior with reduced closein phase noise • MEMS and quartz comparable at high-frequency offsets Features • Selectable frequencies from one output • OTP programmable at any frequency, anytime Start-Up • MEMS achieves fast start-up time (<2 ms) • Eliminate start-up issue of crystal-based designs Integration • Multiple outputs from a single device • Utilizes highly integrated ASIC Best Worst Oscillator Package Options 7.0 × 5.0 mm 5.0 × 3.2 mm 3.2 × 2.5 mm 2.5 × 2.0 mm 2.0 × 1.6 mm 1.6 × 1.2 mm DSC6000 Family Ultra-Low-Power and Ultra-Small MEMS Oscillators The DSC6000 family of MEMS oscillators combines the industry leading low-power consumption and ultra-small packages with exceptional frequency stability and jitter performance over temperature. These MEMS oscillators are excellent choices for use as clock references in small, battery-powered devices such as wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices as well as in underhood applications where superior shock and vibration resistance is paramount. • 1.6 × 1.2 mm, 75% broad space saving • 50% less power consumption than the lowest-power crystal oscillator • 5× better vibration tolerance, 500× better mechanical shock tolerance • High stability over a wide temperature range • (±25 ppm over −40 to 85°C) • AEC-Q100 reliability capable • Online and field programmable 6 www.microchip.com/oscillators


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