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


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In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

LVD-218-70 OPTION 218

AMC Model No.: LVD-218-70 Option 218 is a 70 dB Detector Log Video
Designed to operate over the full 2 to 18 GHz Bandwidth,
with True DC Coupling.
It employs Planar Diode Detectors and
Integrated Video Circuitry for High Speed
Performance and Outstanding Reliability.  It is of
Superior Construction using
MIC/MMIC Technology.


 Frequency Range

2 to 18 GHz

 Frequency Flatness

±1.75 dB Maximum


-68 dBm Typical



 Dynamic Range

70 dB Minimum

 Logging Range

-70 dBm to +10 dBm

 Log Linearity

±1.75 dB Maximum

 Log Slope

50 mV/dB or as Desired

 Log Slope Accuracy

±5% Typical

 Log Temperature Stability

±1.75 dB Maximum

 Rise Time

30 nS Maximum, 20 nS Typical

 Recovery Time

250 nS Typical

 Video Load

93 Ohms (Typical), or as

 DC Power

15V @ 350 mA Typical, 400 mA
15V @ 200 mA Maximum


3.00″ x 3.50″ x 0.50″


Available Options:


Optimized for 2 to 18 GHz
Frequency Range

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


Outline Drawing:

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Test Data (09/13/04):

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