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.



DC-Coupled Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier has an extended 70 dB dynamic range over the range of 2 to 12 GHz bandwidth with true DC coupling. The unit employs planar diode detectors and integrated video circuitry for high speed performance and outstanding reliability. It employs superior construction using state-of-the-art MIC/MMIC technology.


  Frequency Range 2.0 GHz TO 18.0 GHz (Option 218)
  Frequency Flatness 2.5 dB MAX
  Dynamic Range -70 dBm to +10 dBm
  Log Linearity 1.75 dB Maximum (-70 dBm to +10 dBm)
  Log Linearity 1.75 dB
  Minimum Log Voltage -70 dBm
  Maximum Log Voltage +10 dBm
  VSWR Input 3.0:1 @ -20dBm
  Tangential Sensitivity -68 dBm Min. -70 dBm Typ
  Log Video Output Rise Time 30 nS Maximum
  Log Video Output Slope 20 mV/dB
  Log Video Load 100 ohm +/-10% (or as desired)
  Power Plus +15 vdc @ 650 mA Maximum
  Power Minus -15 vdc @ 175 mA Maximum
  Size 3.50 " x 3.00 " x 0.50"
  Weight <7.3 oz.


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


Product Feature:

Product Feature on SDLVA-2020-70


Test Report:

Test Data on 2.0 to 18 GHz, -70 dBm to +10 dBm Dynamic Range Truly DC-Coupled Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier


Test Data:
Test Data on SDLVA-2020-70


Test Data (0.5 to 18 GHz):

Test Data on SDLVA-2020-70 Option 0518

Test Data (2 to 18 GHz):
Test Data on SDLVA-2020-70 Option 218


Test Data (6 to 18 GHz):
Test Data on SDLVA-2020-70 Option 618


Further Information:

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