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Model: SDLVA-6G18G-70


PMI Model No. SDLVA-6G18G-70 is a Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier (SDLVA) operating over the 6.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range.  This unit features a built in voltage variable threshold detector circuit that is set up to match the video output voltage to within 5%.  In addition, this model has a TSS of -70 dBm and a dynamic range of 70 dB.  It is housed in a gold plated package measuring only 2.3" x 2.2" x 0.4".


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Product Feature



Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0 GHz
Frequency Flatness ±2.0 dB max.
TSS -70 dBm typ.
VSWR 2.0:1 max.
Video Comparator Output (V0) 5 V Into 1 MΩ, 2.5 V Into 50 Ω typ.
Video Comparator Threshold Level

-60 dBm to 0dBm (Operating Range)
Threshold Level =
V1±5% and ±25 mV (Hysteresis)

Log Range

-70 dBm to 0dBm min.

Log Slope 25 mV/dB (±5%) @ 50 Ω Load
Log Linearity

±1.75 dB (-65 To 0 dBm) max.

Pulse Range 100 ns to DC
Rise Time

30 ns max.

Recovery Time 300 ns max.
Power Supply

+12 To +15 VDC @ 400 mA

-12 To -15 VDC @ 200 mA

Connectors SMA Female
Size 2.30" x 2.20" x 0.40"
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:


 -40 ºC to +85 ºC Operating

 -54 ºC to +100 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