Model: SDLVA-418-65-16MV-12DBM


PMI Model No. SDLVA-418-65-16MV-12DBM is a successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) that operates between the 4.0 to 18.0GHz frequency range.  It has a dynamic range of 65dB, a nominal log slope of 16.7mV/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

Test Report



Frequency Range 4.0 to 18.0GHz
TSS -64dBm max
Input Power Handling +20dBm
Video Log Range -55dBm to +10dBm
Video Log Linearity


Video Log Slope 16.7±1.3mV/dB
Video Frequency Flatness ±3dB max
Pulse Width Range 25ns to CW
Video Rise Time 10ns max
Video Fall Time 15ns max
Recovery Time 30ns max
Delay <2nS
Video Output Impedance 35Ohms nominal
RF In/Out Impedance 50Ohms
DC Power Supply +12V @ 850mA
-12V @ 250mA
Size 4.24" x 0.994" x 0.38"
Weight 3oz max
Finish Nickel Plate Per MIL-C-26074

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  0ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -62ºC to +86ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  95% (Continuous and Intermittent)
 Shock:  MIL-S-901 Grade A Class 1 Type B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-167-1 Type 1 (4-50Hz)