Model: ERDLVA-218-CW-LPD         


PMI Model No. ERDLVA-218-CW-LPD is a CW Immune, Extended Range Detector Logarithmic Video Amplifier (ERDLVA) designed for ultra low DC power consumptionThis model operates over the 2.0 to 18.0GHz frequency range and has the ability to interface with an output cable measuring over 100 feet in length.  This model provides very high speed, excellent flatness and accuracy in an ultra small hermetically sealed housing measuring only 2.04" x 1.67" x 0.472".

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Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0GHz
Frequency Flatness ±2.0 dB max.
TSS -64dBm min.
Maximum Noise 100mV RMS with input terminated
VSWR: 2.0:1 max.
Maximum Input Power (No Damage)

+30dBm CW

+50dBm Peak Pulse, 1% Duty Cycle, 10usec

Log Slope 77mV/dB (±5mV)
Video Output Range -0.5V (-60dBm) < RF IN < 5.5V (4dBm)
DC Offset .±150mV
Log Range -60 to +4dBm min.
Log Linearity

±1.5dB (-20°C to +85°C) max.

±1.75dB (-54°C to +95°C) max.

Pulse Range 200nsec to 20usec
Propagation Delay 30nsec
Rise Time 35nsec max. (20nsec typ)
Settling Time to ±1dB 50nsec
Recovery Time 500nsec max (200nsec typ)
Duty Cycle

80% at maximum pulse width

50% at minimum pulse width

CW Immunity Range TSS to -40dBm
Pulse Considered "CW" 900usec
Baseline Shift 25mV max.
Rejection Time 1msec
Droop 1dB max.
Power Supply ±10.8V to ±12.5V
Maximum DC Power 3.9 watts (Both supplies)
Weight 8oz max (3 oz. typ)
Reliability @ +95°C >75,000 hours
Package Hermetically sealed
Finish Mil-Spec Epoxy Paint, Gray Color

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature: -54ºC to +95 ºC Operating
-62 ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
High Temperature Operation MIL-STD-810G, Method 501.5, Procedure II
Low Temperature

MIL-STD-810G, Method 502.5, Procedure I (Storage) and Procedure II (Operational)

Temperature Shock: MIL-STD-810G, Method 503.5, Procedure I-C
Temperature Cycle MIL-STD-810G, Figure 503.5-3
 Humidity: MIL-STD-810G, Method 507.5, Procedure II
 Shock: MIL-STD-810G, Method 516.6, Procedure I
 Vibration: MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
Acoustic Noise Susceptibility

MIL-STD-810G, Method 515.6, Procedure I

Figure 516.6A-1

Fungus MIL-STD-810G, Method Method 508.2

Specifications subject to change or revision.