Model: PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-15-SFF-VVG-DD 

PMI Model No. PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-15-SFF-VVG-DD is a voltage variable gain amplifier with integrated diode detector operating over the frequency range of 2.0 to 18.0GHz.  This amplifier is supplied in our standard PE2 housing that can be used as SMA connectorized or as a surface mount component.  It is optimized for 5.5 to 18.0GHz meeting the specifications below.

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Product Feature

Test Report

Unit Data









Frequency Range 5.5 to 18.0 GHz (Specified)
2.0 to 18.0 GHz (Operating)
Linear Gain 30 dB typ - Measured 29.86 dB min, 33.14 dB max
Gain Flatness +/-1.0 dB goal, +/-1.5 dB max (at 0 dB Attenuation) - Measured 1.42 dB
Noise Figure 3.0 dB goal, 3.7 dB max (at 0 dB Attenuation) - Measured 4.00 dB @ 2.0 GHz, 2.69 dB @ 5.5 GHz
OP1dB +10 dB min (at 0 dB Attenuation) - Measured ›10 dBm
VSWR In / Out 2.0:1 max - Measured 1.41:1 In, 1.45:1 Out
Gain Control 15 dB typ, 12 dB min - Measured 16.18 dB min @ 5 V
Control Voltage 0 to 2.5 VDC (+5 VDC max) - Measured 5 VDC
Output Power Detection Included via integrated power detector
DC Voltage Supply +12 to +15 VDC
DC Current Draw 280 mA nom - Measured 258 mA
Connectors In/Out SMA(F)
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -55ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A