Rakon releases its highest frequency – 10 GHz ultra-low noise OCVCSO
13 October 2020
Rakon has announced the release of its highest frequency oscillator: the LNO10000B3. The Oven Controlled Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator (OCVCSO) generates a frequency output signal at 10 GHz. It is designed for X-band systems where superior phase noise performance and high frequency are essential.
Rakon Releases Unparalleled Ultra-low Noise 1.6 GHz VCSO
5 March 2020
Rakon has released the latest 1.6 GHz Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator (VCSO) in its RSV2522-1600 series. The RSV2522-1600 series is now available offering unparalleled phase noise in the industry of -160 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset and -167 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. Figure 1 shows a RSV2522-1600 unit’s phase noise measured at 1.6 GHz.
Rakon Launches World’s Smallest OCXO in a 7x5 mm Footprint
26 December 2019
Rakon has announced the release of the world’s smallest ASIC based OCXO meeting the stringent requirements of 5G Remote Radio Head (RRH), small cell, optical network and microwave transmission system applications. The ROM7050PA combines Rakon’s renowned patented Mercury+™ASIC with advanced SC-cut strip crystal technology to deliver excellent frequency stability in a miniature package.
Quartz XMEMS™: the pathway to the future of oscillator technology
3 December 2019
Rakon announces it has released its XMEMS™ technology, based on the company’s NanoQuartz™ photolithography process.
Rakon Announces the Release of its Neptune™ Product Family
26 November 2019
Rakon has launched its Neptune™ Ultra Stable TCXO (US-TCXO) product family – the RNT7050 series. This new series offers best-in-class frequency stability of ±50ppb for 5G and other telecommunication applications and is available in a 7x5mm footprint.
Rakon introduces VCSOs with high frequency and low phase noise performance
15 April 2019
Rakon has launched a new product family, expanding its broad product offering further. The ‘RSV’ Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillator (VCSO) family, uniquely positions Rakon SAW technology in the market. The family’s advanced Surface Acoustic Wave technology enables the ultimate in performance for low voltage applications which require excellent phase noise performance at very high frequencies.
Rakon releases the radiation tolerant COTS XO RK105 and VCXO RK205
17 September 2018
In order to respond to the growing needs of the New Space market (Low Earth Orbit satellites with a short mission lifetime), Rakon has recently released a radiation tolerant XO and a radiation tolerant VCXO, both based on a COTS (Commercially Off The Shelf) design.
Rakon releases High Reliability Space Crystals with Superior Performance
Rakon releases a 5 x 3.2 mm Hermetically Sealed SMD XO for Aeronautics and High Reliability Applications
HY2021 Results Announcement and Presentation
19 November 2020
Rakon Limited (RAK) announced its results for the half year ended 30 September 2020 on Thursday 19 November 2020.
The Results Announcement was followed by a presentation from management at 11.00am (NZT) by teleconference.
The Rakon HY2021 Results Announcement is available here
The Rakon HY2021 Interim Financial Statements are available here
The Rakon HY2021 Investor Presentation is available here
Rakon Thinking Big in an Extra-ordinary Space
6 October 2020
For a Kiwi company founded in a garage in Auckland two years before the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969, it’s a pretty big achievement to have your tech on the Rosetta space probe mission to Jupiter – a mission that resulted in the first-ever landing on a comet.
Rakon's Annual Shareholders' Meeting was held on Friday 7 August
Rakon's Annual Shareholders' Meeting was held on Friday 7 August at Ellerslie Event Centre in Auckland.
ASM Presentation, Chair's and CEO's Addresses
The ASM presentation material including the Chair's and CEO's Addresses are available here
Resolutions, Director's Re-election Address and NOM
Resolutions, Lorraine Witten's Re-election Address and the NOM are available here
Enabling the Connected Future
6 July 2020
Imagine a world where specialist doctors could perform surgeries remotely, with the use of robots and real time data transmitted and received from the other side of the world. Imagine a world of complete autonomy, where connected cars could drive us to our next destination . . .
Rakon Chief Operating Officer Appointment
23 January 2020
Rakon Limited ('Rakon') announces that Sinan Altug has commenced his role as Chief Operating Officer based in New Zealand effective, 22 January 2020. As reported in July 2019 when Sinan's appointment was first announced, this position has been created to focus on leading, aligning and driving Rakon's global operations to best meet customer demand and profitable growth.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Brent Robinson says: "I am pleased that Sinan is now able to assume the role and I look forward to working more closely with him as we position the company for the future."