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.


PMI MODEL NUMBER: SDLVA-2020-70 Opt: 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM

The SDLVA-2020-70 Options 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM is a truly DC-Coupled Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier (SDLVA) has a Dynamic Range of 70 dB over the 0.5 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 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 0.5 to 18 GHz
  Frequency Flatness 2.0 dB (0.5-18 GHz)
  TSS -65 dBm Minimum
  VSWR 3.0:1 @ -20 dBm, 0.5-18 GHz
  Logging Range -65 dBm to +5 dBm
  Log Linearity 1.75 dB Maximum (-65 dBm to +5 dBM)
  Log Slope 20 mV/dB (10% Tolerance)
  Log Temperature Stability 1.75 dB
  Rise Time 20 nS Maximum
  Recovery Time 250 nS Maximum, 150 nS Typical
  Limited RF Output +10 dBm Minimum
  Output Video Load 1M Ohm 10%
  DC Power Plus +15V @ 600 mA Maximum
  DC Power Minus -15V @ 200 mA Maximum
  Size 3.0" x 3.5" x 0.5"
  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-2020-70 Options 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM


Product Feature:

Product Feature on SDLVA-2020-70 Options 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM


Test Report:
Test Report on SDLVA-2020-70 Options 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM


Press Release:

Press Release on SDLVA-2020-70 Options 0518, A03, A07-1MOHM


Further Information:

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