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 SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra is a Truly DC-Coupled Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier (SDLVA) with a Dynamic Range of 50 dB over the 2-6 GHz Bandwidth, with True DC Coupling.  Units employ Planar Diode Detectors and Integrated Video Circuitry for high speed performance and outstanding reliability.  The SDLVA's are of superior construction using State-of-the-Art Hybrid MIC/MMIC Technology.  The size is 3.5" x 3.0" x 0.5".


  Frequency Range 2.4 GHz to 5.4 GHz (Other Frequency Ranges Available)
  Dynamic Range -45 dBm to +5 dBm
  RF Gain 60 dB Minimum
  Limited RF Power Output +14 dBm Typical, +10 dBm Minimum
  Frequency Flatness 2.0 dB (2.4 - 5.4 GHz)
  VSWR 3.0:1 (@-20 dBm, 2.4 - 5.4 GHz)
  Log Slope 20 mV/dB (10% Tolerance)
  Log Linearity 1.75 dB Maximum (-45 dBm to +5 dBm)
  Log Temperature Stability 1.75 (0C to 60C)
  Rise Time (10% to 90% Points) 30 nS Maximum, 20 nS Typical
  Recovery Time 250 nS Maximum, 150 nS Typical (-45 dBm to +5 dBm)
  Propagation Delay 35 nS Typical, 45 nS Maximum
  Output Video Load 100 Ohms 10% or as desired
  DC Power (No Load)

+15V @ 600 mA Maximum

-15V @ 200 mA Maximum

  Size 3.5" (L) x 3.0" (W) x 0.5" (H)
  Weight 7.2 Ounces Typical


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 SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra


Product Feature:

Product Feature on SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra


Test Report:

Test Data on High Speed 2.4 to 5.4 GHz, -45 dBm to +5 dBm Dynamic Range, High Speed, 50 dB Limited RF Output, Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier


Test Data (10/15/02):

Test Data on SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra


Test Data (12/06/04):
Test Data on SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra


Press Release:

Press Release on SDLVA-2020-50 Options 26, Indra


Further Information:

Click here to view our short form page on our Successive Detection Log Video Amplifiers