Model: PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-20-SFF-VVG-DD

PMI Model No. PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-20-SFF-VVG-DD is a voltage variable gain amplifier with integrated diode detector that operates over the frequency range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz This amplifier is supplied in our standard PE2 housing that can be used as a SMA connectorized or a surface mount component. It is optimized for 5.5 to 18.0 GHz meeting the following specifications:

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Product Feature

Test Report



Frequency Range 5.5 to 18.0 GHz (Specified)
2.0 to 18.0 GHz (Operating)
Linear Gain 30 dB typ. - Measured 40.07 dB
Gain Flatness ±1.0 dB goal, ±1.5 dB max. (at 0 dB Attenuation)
Measured ± 0.72 dB
Noise Figure

3.0 dB goal, 3.7 dB max. 4.0 dB typ. @ 2 GHz (at 0 dB Attenuation)

Measured 3.5 dB

OP1dB +10 dB min. (at 0 dB Attenuation)
VSWR In / Out 2.0:1 max. - Measured 1.6:1
Gain Control 20 dB typ - Measured > 20 dB
Control Voltage 0 to 1.5 VDC, 2 VDC max.
Diode Detector Included at the output port
Diode Detector Sensitivity 0.5 mV/mW typ.
DC Voltage Supply +12 to +15 VDC
DC Current Draw 280 mA nom. - Measured 215 mA
Connectors In/Out SMA Female
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -55 ºC 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