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Model: DLVA-218-45-100MV-CW


PMI Model No. DLVA-218-45-100MV-CW is a CW immune DLVA (Detection Log Video Amplifier). This unit operates from 2.0 to 18.0 GHz.  It has the ability to interface with a long cable (65 FT), while maintaining high speed and flatness.

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Product Feature




Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
Frequency Flatness ±2.0 dB Typ
Signal Capability Pulse (100 nse to 300 µs), Pulse on CW
TSS: (-20C to +85C)

-45 dBm Typ

Log Dynamic Range -40 dBm to +5 dBm
Log Slope 100 mV/dB Nominal
Log Linearity ±1.5 dB Max
DC Offset ±150 mV Typ
Output Rise Time 25 ns Max
Settling Time

55 ns Max, 90% Output to ±0.5 dB of final value

Recovery Time 500 ns Max
Input VSWR 2.5:1 Typ
Max Input Level +20 dBm CW
Video Output Drive

Through 65 Feet, RG180 Cable, Into 93 Ohms load

Power Supply +15 VDC @ 150 mA Max
-15 VDC @ 150 mA Max

3.5" x 2.5" x 0.5"

88.9 mm x 63.5 mm x 12.7 mm


Mil-Spec Epoxy Paint - Blue

Mounting Surface Free of Paint

Cooling Conduction Cooling at Mounting Surface

Environmental Ratings:

 Temperature:   -20 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

 MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond B

 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C, Cond B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107 Cond A