Discera Inc

Discera, Inc is timing and clock oscillator company utilizing a proprietary MEMS (micro-electrical mechanical system) resonator enabling lower cost, enhanced ruggedness, smaller size and wider temperature range than historical quartz based solutions. Using our ultra miniature PureSilicon™ resonator technology, Discera has developed a wide range of oscillator solutions that address the performance, size, power and cost requirements for the consumer, enterprise, industrial and communication markets. Discera offers rapid delivery of both prototype and production replacements for standard quartz oscillators and innovative products with additional features and functionality normally associated with Clock products.

Established in 2001, Discera was formed to commercialize research originally performed at the University of Michigan and University of California at Berkeley. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company has accumulated an impressive portfolio of granted or exclusively licensed patents.

(I)Standard CMOS Oscillator (II)Programmable Oscillators (III)Performance Oscillators (IV)Enhanced Oscillators

 

(I)Standard CMOS Oscillator Discera’s Standard CMOS Oscillators are silicon MEMS based oscillators offering excellent frequency stability and performance over a wide range of supply voltages and temperatures. Available in industry standard 4 pin packages, these MEMS oscillators are an ideal drop-in replacement for standard crystal oscillators. Incorporating a resonator that is extremely robust and nearly immune to mechanical shock and vibration, this family offers exceptional value for consumer electronics and industrial applications.

Frequency Range Frequency Stability Output Type Supply Voltage Range Temperature Range Package Type
DSC1001 Low Power Precision CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 10 , +/- 25 ,+/- 50 CMOS 1.8V – 3.3V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C-40°C – 105°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm
DSC1018 Low Power CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 25 , +/- 50 CMOS 1.8V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm
DSC1025 Low Power CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 25 , +/- 50 CMOS 2.5V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm
DSC1028 Low Power CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 25 , +/- 50 CMOS 2.8V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm
DSC1030 Low Power CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 25 , +/- 50 CMOS 3.0V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm
DSC1033 Low Power CMOS Oscillator PDF
1MHz – 150MHz +/- 25 , +/- 50 CMOS 3.3V 0°C – 70°C-20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm2.5mm X 2.0mm

 

(II)Programmable Oscillators

Discera’s Programmable Oscillators allow the engineer to program custom frequencies in seconds using the DragonFly or TIMEFLASH Programmer. With identical performance to the corresponding fixed frequency oscillators, Programmable Oscillators are ideal for rapid systems prototyping and development.

 

Frequency Range Frequency Stability Output Type Supply Voltage Range Temperature Range Package Type
DSC8001 PureSilicon Next Generation Programmable CMOS Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 170MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 CMOS 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C-40°C – 105°C-55°C – 125°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1102 DSC1122 PureSilicon Low Jitter LVPECL Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 LVPECL 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1103 DSC1123 PureSilicon Low Jitter LVDS Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 LVDS 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1104 DSC1124 PureSilicon Low Jitter HCSL Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 HCSL 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm

 

(III)Perfomance Oscillators

The Discera’s Performance Oscillators demonstrate excellent jitter and frequency stability over a wide range of supply voltages and temperatures. Available in industry standard output formats, these MEMS oscillators are an ideal drop-in replacement for standard 4 pin and 6 pin low jitter crystal oscillators. Incorporating a resonator that is extremely robust and nearly immune to mechanical shock and vibration, this family offers exceptional performance and value for networking and high speed data communication applications.

Frequency Range Frequency Stability Output Type Supply Voltage Range Temperature Range Package Type
DSC1101 DSC1121 PureSilicon Low Jitter CMOS Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 170MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 CMOS 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C-40°C – 105°C-55°C – 125°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1102 DSC1122 PureSilicon Low Jitter LVPECL Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 LVPECL 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1103 DSC1123 PureSilicon Low Jitter LVDS Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 LVDS 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC1104 DSC1124 PureSilicon Low Jitter HCSL Oscillator PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 HCSL 2.5V – 3.3V 0°C-70°C-20°C-70°C-40°C – 85°C 7.0mm X 5.0 mm5.0mm X 3.2mm3.2mm X 2.5mm

 

(IV)Enhanced Oscillators Discera’s Enhanced Oscillators are silicon MEMS based products incorporating with additional features and functionality, such as multiple outputs and selectable frequencies, normally associated with Clock products. Having performance similar to the Performance Oscillator family, these devices permit significant savings in board space, inventory consolidation and cost in consumer, networking and communication applications.

Frequency Range Frequency Stability Output Type Supply Voltage Range Temperature Range Package Type
DSC2011 PureSilicon Enhanced CMOS Oscillator Family PDF
10MHz  – 170MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 Dual CMOS 2.5V – 3.3V -20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C-40°C – 105°C-55°C – 125°C 14 pin 3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC2022 PureSilicon Enhanced LVPECL Oscillator Family PDF
10MHz  – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 Dual LVPECL 2.5V – 3.3V -20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 14 pin 3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC2033 PureSilicon Enhanced LVDS Oscillator Family PDF
10MHz  – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 Dual LVDS 2.5V – 3.3V -20°C – 70°C-40°C – 85°C 14 pin 3.2mm X 2.5mm
DSC2044 PureSilicon Enhanced HCSL Oscillator Family PDF
10MHz – 425MHz +/- 10, +/- 25, +/- 50 Dual HCSL 2.5V – 3.3V -20°C – 70°C -40°C – 85°C 14 pin 3.2mm X 2.5mm
Standard CMOS Oscillators Programmable Oscillators Performance Oscillators Enhanced Oscillators
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