American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704

Phone:301-662-4700
Fax:301-662-4938
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LVD-218-50 Option HERM

The LVD-218-50 Option HERM is a Hermetically Sealed 50 dB Detector Log Video Amplifier, over the full 2 to 18 GHz Bandwidth, with True DC Coupling. Units employ Planar Diode Detectors and Integrated Video Circuitry for High Speed Performance and Outstanding Reliability. The DLVA’s are of Superior Construction using State-of-the-art MIC/MMIC Technology.

 

Features:

Truly DC Coupled Superior Accuracy
Wide Bandwidths Extended Dynamic Range Capability
Fast Rise Times Miniature Size
Short Recovery Times 1.75 oz. Weight

Specifications:

Frequency Range 2 to 18 GHz
Frequency Flatness @ -23 dB ±1.0 dB Maximum
Logging Range -40 to -0 dBm Minimum
Useful Range -40 to +5 dBm
Log Linearity 0 to -40 dBm ±0.75 dB Maximum
Log Slope 50 mV/dB
Output Level Stability ±0.75 dB Maximum (0° to +85°C)
Pulse Response 50 nS to CW
Rise Time @ TSS +10dB 20 nS Maximum
Recovery Time to within ±1 dB
of Baseline
250 nS Maximum
TSS -42 dBm Minimum
VSWR (RF) 3:1 Maximum
Video Load 100 Ohms
DC Power (No Load) +15V @ 95 mA Maximum
-15V @ 60 mA Maximum
Size 2.2″ x 1.5″ x 0.4″

Available Options:

A01 Extended 0.2 to 20 GHz RF Frequency Range
A02 Extended 0.5 to 18 GHz RF Frequency Range
A03 Faster Rise/Recovery Times
A04 Alternate Log Slopes
A05 High Power RF CW/Peak Protection
A06 Extended Logging Range
A07 Other Video Loads

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard environmental ratings are as follows, for specific

requirements please contact us…

Temperature: -54 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
-65 ºC to +100 ºC Non-Operating
Humidity:
Shock: MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
Vibration: MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
Altitude: MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
Temperature Cycle: MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A

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