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         Model: ERDLVA-2G18G-70-50MV     


PMI Model ERDLVA-2G18G-70-50MV is an extended range detector log video amplifier (ERDLVA) that operates between the 2.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range.  It has a dynamic range of 75 dB and a log slope of 50 mV/dB.  Futhermore, it has been designed using cutting edge GaAs technology which provides stunning performance and reliability in a compact package.

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Product Feature



Frequency range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
Logging range 75 dB typ. , 70 db min. (-65 dBm to +5 dBm)
TSS -70 dBm typ. -65 dBm min.
Logging slope 50.0 mV/dB typ.
Logging linearity ±2.7 dB max. over dynamic range at any frequency in band.
Frequency flatness

±2.0 dB typ., ±2.5 dB max. relative to the average value of gain over frequency at any fixed power level in the input range.

Input VSWR (50 ohm) 2.0:1 max.
Video output 0 to +4 V max., 91 ohm min. load.
Video rise time 15 ns typ., 25 ns max. 10 % to 90 %
Recovery time 300 ns typ., 500 ns max. to within 1 dB of small signal gain.
Settling time

50 ns max. to within 1 dB of final value

Coupling DC coupled
DC offset voltage 100 mV, ±100 mV
DC power supply

+12 VDC ±0.5 V @ 450 mA with no video load.

-12 VDC ±.05 V @ 200 mA

Sequencing No requirement for sequencing.
EMI leakage -60 dBm max. with 0 dBm input

2.90 X 2.95 X 0.50 (excluding connectors)

Weight 7 oz max.
Finish Nickel plate
Marking Permanent contrasting ink per MIL-STD-130

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature: -5 ºC to +60 ºC (Operating) per Mil-STD-810 Method 502.2 Proc. II Baseplate temperature.
-40 ºC to +70 ºC (storage) per Mil-STD-810 Method 502.2 Proc. II

MIL-STD-810, Method 500.2, Procedure II

Sea level to 40,000 feet ASL (non operating)

MIL-STD-810, Method 500.2, Procedure I

Sea level to 15,000 feet ASL (operating)

Humidity: 0 to 95 % RH non-condensing
Shock: 15 g operational, 6 shocks/axis

Specifications subject to change or revision.