Model: SDLVA-100M700M-70 

PMI Model No.: SDLVA-100M700M-70 is a Successive Detection Video Log Amplifier (SDLVA) that operates over the 100 to 700 MHz Frequency Range.  It has a Dynamic Range of >55 dB, a TSS of -60 dBm typical and a Nominal Video Bandwidth of 20 MHz. Furthermore, it has been designed using cutting edge GaAs Technology which provides stunning performance and reliability in a compact package making it an optimum solution for high speed channelized receiver applications. 


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Frequency Range 100 to 700 MHz
Dynamic Range 55 dB Min, 60 dB Typ
Log Linearity ±1.2 dB Typ., ±1.2 dB Max. @ (-55 dBm to 0 dBm)
Log Linearity ±1.5 dB Typ., ±2.0 dB Max. @ (-60 dBm to 0 dBm) - Measured ±0.49 dB
Minimum Log Voltage -55 dBm (-60 dBm Typ.)
Maximum Log Voltage 0 dBm (+10 dBm Typ.)
VSWR Input 2.0:1 max. (1.5:1 Typ) - Measured <1.03:1
Tangential Sensitivity -60 dBm Typ (Video In)
Limited IF Output -10 dBm Min, -5 dBm Typ - Measured -5.64 dBm, -3.91 dBm
Maximum RF Input Power +10 dBm
Log Video Output Coupling DC
Log Video Maximum Output Voltage 2.7 Volts
Log Video Output Rise Time 15 ns Typ., 25 ns Max.
Log Video Output Fall Time 15 ns Typ., 30 ns Max.
Log Video Output Settling Time 40 ns Max
Log Video Output DC Offset 0.1 Volts Nominal (Adjustable)
Log Video Output Slope 25 mV/dB Nominal ±5 mV/dB - Measured 25.85 mV/dB
Log Video Output Variation with Frequency ±0.5 mV/dB Typ. (Over 80 MHz RF Bandwidth)
Log Video Output Variation with Temperature ±1 mV/dB Typ.
Log Video Propagation Delay 10 ns Max, 7 ns Typ
Log Video Load 100 ohms ±10%
DC Power (+V) +12 to +12 Volts @ 100 mA - Measured 62 mA
DC Power (-V)

-12 to -15 Volts @ 200 mA - Measured 140 mA

Note: Do not supply +V without -V supplied as well as this may damage the unit

Size 3.75 " x 1.50 " x 0.50"
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -65 ºC to +100 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A