26 April 2022
Digi-Key Electronics and RFX Group sign global distribution agreement
RFX Group, incorporating Laptech Precision, has agreed a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics who will sell RFX’s full range of precision low phase noise OCXOs and PLL Oscillators.
Headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA, Digi-Key Electronics is recognised as a leader in the high service distribution of electronic components worldwide. Founded in 1972, Digi-Key was a pioneer in the mail-order catalogue business and a key resource for design engineers. Today, Digi-Key offers one of the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock and available for immediate shipment. Beyond the products that drive technology innovation, Digi-Key also supports design engineers and procurement professionals with a wealth of digital solutions and tools to make their jobs more efficient.
A previous recipient of a ‘Queen’s Award for Innovation’, RFX’s products are used in a multitude of worldwide applications including GPS Satellite Navigation Systems, Satellite Positioning Systems, Mobile Telephone Base Stations, System Networks including ATM, SDH, STM, Sonet, WAN and LAN Networks and Precision Measuring Equipment.
The agreement with Digi-Key initially focusses on RFX’s extensive range of OCXOs with phase noise performance down to -178dBc/Hz in addition to GPS Locked models. Digi-Key will list nearly 500 of RFX’s OCXO designs to start with and this range will gradually be increased. Commenting on the new agreement, RFX Managing Director Steve Wilson said, “Design engineers world-wide demand fast availability of all electronic components including high specification frequency control products for their new designs and Digi-Key are ideally placed to support our world-wide customer base in this regard as well as for production quantities.”. For further information, visit www.rfx.co.uk.
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Established in 1994, RFX Group is a specialist frequency control product manufacturer with production plants in the UK and Canada. RFX designs and manufactures innovative standard and bespoke precision Clock Oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs, OCXOs, PLL and GPS synchronised precision OCXO modules from 1MHz up to 2.4GHz.
As pioneers in industrial lapping and polishing techniques, Laptech Precision, established in 1972 and acquired by RFX in 2010, manufactures specialist quartz crystals for the instrumentation, telecom and wildlife tracking industries as well as other OCXO manufacturers.
RFX’s oscillators are used in a multitude of worldwide applications including GPS Satellite Navigation Systems, Satellite Positioning Systems, Mobile Telephone Base Stations, System Networks including ATM, SDH, STM, Sonet, WAN and LAN Networks and Precision Measuring Equipment. A previous recipient of a ‘Queen’s Award for Innovation’, RFX is accredited to ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems and ISO 14001 Environmental Management. For more information, visit www.rfx.co.uk.
Laptech Precision's in-house design team allows it to quickly create frequency control solutions for most oscillator requirements including space, medical and telecoms applications. From high reliability low noise SC Cuts to a wide range of AT Cuts and QCM elements. As pioneers in industrial lapping and polishing techniques, Laptech also offers quartz and alloy precision lapping and polishing to exacting parallel and optical polish standards.