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"

Product Specifications

General Parameters:
Status: Active
Frequency Range: 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
VSWR: 2.0:1
VSWR (Measured): 2.0:1 (RF Input) - Measured 1.94:1
Size: 3.2" x 1.8" x 0.4"
Log Slope: 25 mV/dB (±10%) 50 Ohms Measured 26.0 mV/dB
TSS: -70dB Min - Measured -74.2 dBm
Logging Range: -70 to +5dBm
Limited IF Output: +13 dBm ±3 dB Typical Measured +13.11 dBm, ±1.69 dB
Input Power: +17 dBm CW max
Frequency Flatness: ±2.0 dB Max - Measured +/-1.26 dB
Log Linearity: ±2.5 dB (-40ºC to +85ºC) Measured +1.48 / -1.70 dB
Recovery Time: 60 ns Typ
Pulse Range: 30ns to CW
Rise Time: 10ns Max, 6 ns Typ-Measured 7.4ns
Power Supply: +12 V or +15 V @ 350 mA Nom-Measured 262 mA, -12 V or -15 V @ 180 mA Nom-Measured 93 mA
Connector: SMA(F)
Finish: Gold Plated
Environmental Ratings:
Operating Temperature: -40 ºC to +85 ºC
Non-Operating Temperature: -65ºC to +125ºC
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 107
Fungus: MIL-STD-810C, Method 508.2
Salt Fog: MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A