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Technical Info

Technical Info - Crystals

MEGA |

A prefix, abbreviated "M" used to denote units of millions, 106. One "Mega" is equal to one million. In our industry, one Mega hertz is a frequency of one million hertz (cycles per second). |

Milli |

A prefix, abbreviated "m" used to denote units of thousandths, 10-3. One "Milli" is equal to 1/1000th of a unit. |

MHz |

The abbreviation for "megahertz" used to describe the frequency of a crystal or oscillator in terms of millions of Hertz (cycles per second). A frequency specified as "10.0 MHz" would be understood as being a frequency of 10,000,000 Hertz (cycles per second). |

MOTIONAL INDUCTANCE, C1 |

A parameter associated with a quartz crystal unit, used to illustrate the electronic equivalence of the mechanical elasticity of the unit. Motional capacitance can also be abbreviated as "Cm". |

MOTIONAL INDUCTANCE |

A parameter associated with a quartz crystal unit, used to illustrate the electronic equivalence of the mechanical mass of the unit. Motional inductance may be abbreviated as "Lm" or "L1". |