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Model: SDLVA-2G18D3G-65-16MV-12DBM


PMI Model No. SDLVA-2G18D3G-65-16MV-12DBM is a successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) that operates between the 2.0 TO 18.3 GHz frequency range.  It has a dynamic range of 65 dB, a nominal log slope of -16 mV / dB. Furthermore, it has been designed using cutting edge GaAs technology which provides stunning performance and reliability in a compact package.

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Product Feature




Frequency range 2.0 GHz to 18.3 GHz
TSS -64 dBm max.
Input power handling +15 dBm
Limited RF output +12 dBm ± 2.0 dB max.
Small signal suppression 0 dB min. for input power difference of 6 dB
Second harmonic -9 dBC min.
Video log range -55 dBm to +10 dBm
Video log linearity ±32 mV max, ±25 mV typ
Average log slope --16 mV/dB ±2 mV/dB
Video frequency flatness ±3 dB max. @ +25 °C, ±4 dB over temp.
Video response over temp. ±5.0 dB max. relative to +25 °C
Pulse width range 25 ns to CW
Video rise time/ fall time 7 ns max./15 ns max.
Recovery time 50ns max.
Differential delay <5 ns
Settling time 20 ns max.
Overshoot 1.5 dB max.
Video output impedance 50 ohm nom.
RF in/out impedance 50 ohm
Input/Output VSWR 2.0:1 max.
DC power supply +12 VDC @ 1000 mA
-12 VDC @ 270 mA
Size 4.25" x 0.994" x 0.38"
Weight 75 grams max.
Finish Nickel plate per MIL-C-26074

Environmental Ratings:

 Temperature:  0 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -30 ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  80 % non condensing
 Shock:  5,000 G's max, any axis

 0.7 grams, 10-2000 Hz

 Altitude:  0 to 10,000 feet