Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc.
7311-F Grove Road Frederick, MD 21704 USA

Tel: 301-662-5019, Fax: 301-662-1731
ISO 9001:2000 Certified



Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. is very proud to announce that effective December 17, 2003 PMI has become ISO 9001:2000 Certified for the following scope of registration: Research, Development, Custom Design and Manufacture of RF/ Microwave Components, Super Components and Subsystems, in the DC to 40 GHz Frequency Range.  Please click here to see PMI's ISO Certificate.



The Model MSDLVA-2020-70 Options 48, SE successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) operates over the 4.0 to 8.0 GHz range. These units are a true SDLVA and have a dynamic range of 80 dB, and TSS -70 dBm. Furthermore, these units are designed using cutting edge GaAs technology which provides stunning performance and reliability in a compact package making it an optimum solution for high speed channelized receiver applications. These units offer a typical fast rise time of <25 ns, and a settling time of <40 nS as well as a recovery time of 150 nS.



  Frequency Range 4.0 to 8.0 GHz
  Log Range -65 dBm to +15 dBm
  Log Linearity 2.0 dB Maximum
  Frequency Flatness 1.0 dB Maximum
  Pulse Width Range 50 nS to CW
  RF Out Sat +14 dBm 1.5 dB Maximum (-60 dBm to +10 dBm
  Input VSWR 2.0:1 Maximum, 1.6:1 Typical
  Tangential Sensitivity -70 dBm Minimum
  Log Video Output Rise Time 25 nS Maximum
  Log Video Output Settling Time 40 nS Maximum
  Log Video Output Recovery Time 150 nS Maximum
  Log Video Output Log Slope 50 mV/dB (Not Critical)
  Log Video Output Video Load 100 Ohms
  DC Power Plus +12 vdc @ 400 mA Maximum
  DC Power Minus -12 vdc @ 150 mA Maximum
  Size 116.8 mm " x 25.0 mm " x 8.0 mm"


Available Options:

Please contact the factory for additional options.


Environmental Ratings:


Our standard environmental ratings are as follows, for specific requirements please contact us...
 Temperature:  -55 C to +85 C Operating
 -65 C to +125 C 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:

Click here to see an outline drawing of MSDLVA-2020-70 Options 48, SE


Product Feature:

Product Feature on MSDLVA-2020-70 Options 48, SE


Test Report:

Test Data on 4 to 8 GHz, Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier MSDLVA-2020-70 Options 48, SE


Press Release:

Press Release on MSDLVA-2020-70 Options 48, SE