Rakon is a global high technology company that designs and manufactures world leading frequency control solutions.
Today we all live in a connected society of wired, wireless and optical networks. Data is being transferred everywhere, at any time and at high speeds. Rakon’s products are found at the forefront of communications where speed and reliability are paramount. Whether it is deep down in the infrastructure, satellites in space or navigation devices – Rakon’s products are at the forefront of enabling connectivity, faster and more reliably.
Rakon was founded in 1967 in the garage of its founder, Warren Robinson. From these humble beginnings in Auckland, New Zealand, Rakon has emerged as a world leader in the development and production of crystal and oscillators. Along the way, Rakon has established relationships with some of the world’s leading manufacturers. Rakon has accumulated accolades and awards for innovation and exporting achievements. Rakon has been at the forefront of developments in its field, often leading the way in areas such as miniaturisation and performance.


Rakon’s high reliability frequency control and timing product solutions meet the most demanding performance expectations for the Defense market. Rakon has developed a wide range of RF and digital solutions to meet advanced technical requirements making them ideal for instrumentation, ground and airborne applications.
Communications, Radar, Navigation, Instrumentation, Avionics, Submarine networks.

Rakon’s frequency control solutions for the Space market must meet the most extreme environmental challenges – extreme temperatures, space radiation, vibration and massive G-forces. Despite this, they must operate perfectly as failure is not an option. Rakon is established as a world leader in the Space and High Reliability markets and is the largest non-USA based producer and the preferred supplier to the European Space Agency (ESA) for space grade oscillators.
Rakon has a long history of providing high-reliability products, with some customers having an association with Rakon for 30 years or more. Many government agencies and commercial programmes use Rakon oscillators across the globe, in systems where high performance is required under the most demanding conditions.
Rakon products can be found in many international space programmes:
Alphabus, AMOS, ATV, BepiColombo, CBERS, Chandrayaan, Cryosat, DORIS, EarthCARE, EgyptSat, ELISA, ENVISAT, Galileo, Globalstar, Herschel-Planck, Himawari, HTV, Iridium, Jason, JUNO, KOMPSAT, LEOStar, Mars Express, METOP, MTG, O3B, PARASOL, PLEIADES, PRISMA, Rosetta, SARAL, SAR-Lupe, SATCOM, Sentinel, SeoSar, Spacebus, SPOT, SWARM, Syracuse, TanDEM-X, THEOS and Venus Express.

Radar Systems, Navigation & Communication Satellites, Scientific & Observation Satellites, Exploration Probes, Spacecraft Transportation Vehicles

Cidev Electronics represents Rakon in Israel and distributes its products:

  • Crystal Osc/Filters for Space
  • Defence & high precision applications

SAW-based products:

  • OCSOs & UWB sub-systems for millitary application
  • Digital Pulse Compressions sub-systems (radar)