Model: SDLVA-18G40G-65-CD-292FF-A15


PMI Model No. SDLVA-18G40G-65-CD-292FF-A15 is a successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) that operates between the 18.0 to 40.0 GHz frequency range.  It has a dynamic range of 67 dB, a log slope of 25 mV/dB and a nominal video bandwidth of 32 MHz.  This design uses cutting edge GaAs technology which provides excellent performance and reliability in a compact package making it an optimum solution for high speed channelized receiver applications.

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Frequency Range 18.0 to 40.0 GHz
TSS -67 dBm @ 25 ºC - Measured -68 dBm
Input Power Handling 10 dBm Max
Video Log Range -63 dBm to +2 dBm
Video Log Linearity

±1.5 dB @ 25 ºC - Measured +1.27 dB, -1.48 dB

Video Log Slope 25 mV/dB Nom - Measured 24.4 mV/dB
Video Log Intercepts  
  Video Output at 2dBm 1940 mV Max
1476 mV Max
  Video Output at -63dBm 280 mV Max
65 mV Min
Video Frequency Flatness ±2.5 dB Max @ 25 ºC - Measured ±2.10 dB
Pulse Width Range 30 ns to CW
Video Rise Time 11 ns (8 ns Typ) - Measured 10.4 ns
Recovery Time 60 ns (40 ns Typ) - Measured 60 ns
Delay Time

15 ns (5 ns Typ) - Measured 14.6 ns

7 ns Over Temp Typ

Video Output Impedance 50 Ω
Input VSWR (50 ohms) 2.5:1 - Measured 2.34:1

DC Power Supply
*Note: Do not supply +V without -V

supplied as well as this may destroy the unit

+12 V @ 600 mA - Measured +310 mA

-12 V @ 250 mA - Measured -150 mA

Size 2.37" x 1.8" x 0.42"
Finish Nickel Plate per SAE AMS 2404

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -20 ºC to +71 ºC Operating
 -62 ºC to +86 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202, Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202, Method 107D Cond. A