American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

LVD-218-70 OPTION 120, 100MV

AMC Model LVD-218-70 Option 120, 100MV
is available with -65 dBm to -25 dBm
Dynamic Range over the full 1 to 20 GHz Bandwidth, with true
DC Coupling.  Units
Employ Planar Diode Detectors and Integrated Video Circuitry
for High Speed
Performance and Outstanding Reliability.  The DLVA’s
are of Superior Construction
using State-of-the-art MIC/MMIC Technology.  The size
is 3.0″ x 3.5″ x 0.5″.


 Frequency Range

1 to 20 GHz

 Frequency Flatness

±1.75 dB (±1.5
dB 6-18 GHz)


-68 dBm (-70 dBm 6-18 GHz)



 Dynamic Range

-65 dBm Minimum (-68 dBm Typical) to -25 dBm Typical

 Logging Range

-65 dBm to +10 dBm

 Log Linearity

±1.75 dB (±1.5
dB 6-18 GHz)

 Log Slope

100 mV/dB or as desired

 Log Slope Accuracy

±5% Maximum of Average

 Log Temperature Stability

±1.75 dB (±1.50
dB 6-18 GHz)

 Rise Time

30 ns Maximum, 20 ns Typical

 Recovery Time

200 ns Typical, 300 ns Maximum

 Video Load

50 Ohms (Typical), or as desired

 DC Power (No Load)

   +V 9 to 18V @ 350 mA
   -V 9 to 18V @ 200 mA Maximum


3.00″ x 3.50″ x 0.50″


Available Options:


Extended 0.2 to 20 GHz RF Frequency Range


Extended 0.5 to 18 GHz RF Frequency Range


Faster Rise/Recovery Times


Alternate Log Slopes


High Power RF CW/Peak Protection


Extended Logging Range


Other Video Loads

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard
environmental ratings are as follows, for specific
requirements please contact us…

 -54 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
ºC to +100 ºC Storage
 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:
Method 107D Cond. A


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