Model: SDLVA-6G18G-CD-2


PMI Model No. SDLVA-6G18G-CD-2 is a Successive Detection Logarithmic Video Amplifier (SDLVA) designed to operate over the 6.0 to 18.0GHz frequency range.  This model is designed for ultra high speed applications while maintaining flatness and accuracy

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Product Feature

Test Report

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Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0GHz
Flatness ±2.0 dB max - Measured ±1.0 dB
TSS -70 dB min - Measured -74 dB
VSWR 2.0:1 - Measured 1.88:1
Power Input

+17 dBm CW max

RF Out +15 dBm ±2 dB - Measured +13.2 dBm
Log Slope

25 mV/dB (±10%) 50 Ohms

Measured 24.4 mV/dB
48 mV/dB (±10%) No Load

Measured 47.8 mV/dB

Log Range -70 to +5 dBm
Log Linearity

±2.5 dB (-40ºC to +85ºC)

Measured ±1.79 dB

Pulse Range 30 ns to CW
Rise Time 10 ns (5 ns typ) - Measured 7.49 ns
Recovery Time 60 ns (40 ns typ) - Measured 39.9 ns
Power Supply

+15 V or +12 V @ 350 mA Nominal

- Measured 240 mA
-15 V or -12 V @ 180 mA Nominal

- Measured 88 mA

Connectors SMA(F)
Size 3.2" x 1.8" x 0.4"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -40ºC 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
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Salt Fog:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A
 Fungus:  MIL-STD-810C, Method 508.2
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107