Article | November 8, 2019

What The Heck Is An OCXO Oscillator?

Source: Bliley Technologies, Inc.

By Rob Rutkowski

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OCXO stands for Oven Controlled Crystal (Xtal) Oscillator. OCXOs are the top performing type of quartz crystal oscillators at the expense of power. Other types of quartz crystal oscillators include TCXO, VCXO, and just plain XOs.