Model: SDLVA-6G18G-CD-2-OPT218



PMI Model No. SDLVA-6G18G-CD-2-OPT218 is a Successive Detection Logarithmic Video Amplifier (SDLVA) designed to operate over the 2.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range.  This model is designed for ultra high speed applications while maintaining flatness and accuracy with a logging range of -70 to +5 dBm.  The limited RF output is +13dBm ±3dBm typically with a log video slope of 25 mV/dB.  The housing measures 3.2" x 1.8" x 0.4".

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Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
Flatness ±2.0 dB Max - Measured +/-1.26 dB
TSS -70dB Min - Measured -74.2 dBm
VSWR 2.0:1 (RF Input) - Measured 1.94:1
Power Input +17 dBm CW max
RF Out +13 dBm ±3 dB Typical
Measured +13.11 dBm, ±1.69 dB
Log Slope 25 mV/dB (±10%) 50 Ohms
Measured 26.0 mV/dB
Log Range -70 to +5dBm
Log Linearity ±2.5 dB (-40ºC to +85ºC)
Measured +1.48 / -1.70 dB
Pulse Range 30ns to CW
Rise Time 10ns Max, 6 ns Typ
Measured 7.4ns
Recovery Time 60 ns Typ
Power Supply +12 V or +15 V @ 350 mA Nom
Measured 262 mA
-12 V or -15 V @ 180 mA Nom
Measured 93 mA
Connectors SMA(F)
Size 3.2" x 1.8" x 0.4"
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -40 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -65 ºC to +125 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
 Salt Fog:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A
 Fungus:  MIL-STD-810C, Method 508.2
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107