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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

LVD-218-70/75 (Option 052)

LVD-218 Series DLVA’s Are Available in Extended 70/75 dB and
Standard 50 dB

Dynamic Range Over the Full 0.5-18 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

State-Of-The-Art MIC/MMIC Technology.  The Size is
3.0″ x 3.5″ x 0.5″.  


Frequency Range
0.5 – 2 GHz

Frequency Flatness
±1.5 dB

-70 dBm


Dynamic Range
80 dB

Logging Range
-70 to +10 dBm

Log Linearity
±1.5 dB

Log Slope
50 mV/dB or As Desired

Log Slope Accuracy
Maximum of Average Slope

Log Temperature Stability
±1.5 dB

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 Maximum- V: 9 to 18V @ 200 mA Maximum

3.00″ X 3.5″ X 0.5″

Available Options:

 A01 Extended 0.2 – 20 GHz RF Frequency Range
 A02 Extended 0.5 – 18 GHz RF Frequency Range
 A03 Faster Rise/Recovery Times
 A04 Alternate Log Slopes
 A05 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 Non-Operating
 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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