Crystal vs Ceramic Resonator?

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Michael Kennedy, Mar 29, 2006.

  1. What is the difference between a crystal and a ceramic resonator?

    Someone told me that this is a crystal resonator.??
    http://mikescomputers.homeip.net/DSC00347.JPG

    I don't know if the one I have has a cap or not in it and I can't seem to
    find any info on the part.. It lists its frequency 24.000 and then it lists
    something else KDS 2K

    Would this be the same as the one in the picture?
    http://tinyurl.com/r88sd
    http://www.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail?Ref=394125&Row=182101&Site=US



    Thanks,
    Mike
     
    Michael Kennedy, Mar 29, 2006
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  2. "Michael Kennedy" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > What is the difference between a crystal and a ceramic resonator?
    >
    > Someone told me that this is a crystal resonator.??
    > http://mikescomputers.homeip.net/DSC00347.JPG
    >
    > I don't know if the one I have has a cap or not in it and I can't seem to
    > find any info on the part.. It lists its frequency 24.000 and then it
    > lists something else KDS 2K
    >
    > Would this be the same as the one in the picture?
    > http://tinyurl.com/r88sd
    > http://www.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail?Ref=394125&Row=182101&Site=US


    Not enough information here (for me) but in general, ceramic resonators are
    lower-cost replacements for quartz crystals. The quartz units have higher Q
    and can have better temperature stability, but those issues are not always
    important.
     
    Charles Schuler, Mar 30, 2006
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  3. Michael Kennedy

    Franc Zabkar Guest

    On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 17:42:48 -0500, "Michael Kennedy"
    <> put finger to keyboard and composed:

    >What is the difference between a crystal and a ceramic resonator?
    >
    >Someone told me that this is a crystal resonator.??
    >http://mikescomputers.homeip.net/DSC00347.JPG
    >
    >I don't know if the one I have has a cap or not in it and I can't seem to
    >find any info on the part.. It lists its frequency 24.000 and then it lists
    >something else KDS 2K
    >
    >Would this be the same as the one in the picture?
    >http://tinyurl.com/r88sd
    >http://www.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Detail?Ref=394125&Row=182101&Site=US
    >
    >
    >
    >Thanks,
    >Mike


    KDS refers to the manufacturer, Daishinku Corp. "2K" appears to be a
    lot number.

    Crystal Resonators:
    http://www.kds.info/seihin/sindousi_e.htm

    Crystal Oscillators:
    http://www.kds.info/seihin/hassinki_e.htm

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    Please remove one 'i' from my address when replying by email.
     
    Franc Zabkar, Mar 30, 2006
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