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

Phone:301-662-4700
Fax:301-662-4938
sales@americanmic.com
 

ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

LVDN-0518-50

 
AMC Model LVDN-0518-50 is a 0.5 to 18
GHz, Truly DC Coupled 40/45 dB Detector
Log Video Amplifier (DLVA) Constructed Using State-of-the-Art
MIC/MMIC Technology.
It has RF Input Noise/CW Immune Circuitry Built for System
Noise Cancellation.

Specifications:


 Frequency Range

0.5 – 18 GHz


 Frequency Flatness

±1.0 dB Maximum


 TSS

-42 dBm Minimum


 Logging Range

-40 to 0 dBm Minimum


 Useful Range

-40 to +5 dBm


 Log Error

±0.5 dB


 Log Slope

50 mV/dB or as Desired


 Log Slope Accuracy

±4% of Average Slope, Maximum


 Log Temperature Stability

±1.0 dB Maximum (54ºC
to +85
ºC)


 Baseline Stability

±1.0 dB Maximum (54ºC
to +85
ºC)


 Rise Time

20 nS Maximum


 Recovery Time

150 nS Typical, 300 nS Maximum


 Settling Time

45 nS Maximum


 VSWR (RF)

3:1 Maximum


 Video Load

50 Ohm Typical, or as Desired


 Video Source Impedance

50 Ohm Typical, or as Desired


 Video Output Range

0 to 2.5 Volts


 Pulse Width to CW

50 nS


 DC Power (No Load)

±9V to ±18V @ 75 mA Maximum


 Size

2.3″ X 2.3″ X 0.45″

 

Available Options:
 

 A01

Self or Externally Biased Noise/CW Immunity


 A02

Extended Frequency Range of
0.2 to 20 GHz


 A03

Extended Dynamic Range


 A04

Faster Rise and Recovery Times


 A05

High CW/Pulsed RF Power Protection


 A06

Alternate Log Slopes

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:  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

 Temperature Cycle:
 MIL-STD-202F,
Method 107D Cond. A

 

Outline Drawing:

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LVDN-0518-50

 

Product Feature:

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LVDN-0518-50

 

Test Report:

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LVDN-0518-50

 

Test Data:

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LVD-0518-50-MWJ