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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

LVD-218-70H OPTION 1415

AMC Model LVD-218-70H Option 1415 is a
70 dB Detector Log Video Amplifier
designed to operate between the 14.6 to 15.3 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 state-of-the-art MIC/MMIC technology.


 Frequency Range

14.6 to 15.3 GHz

 Frequency Flatness

±1 dB Maximum


-77 dBm Minimum


2.0:1 Maximum

 Dynamic Range

40 dB Minimum

 Logging Range

-40 to -80 dBm Maximum

 Log Linearity

±5 dB Maximum

 Log Slope

100 mV/dB or as desired

 Log Slope Accuracy

±5% Typical

 Log Temperature Stability

±1.75 dB Maximum

 Rise Time

50 nsec Maximum

 Recovery Time

500 nsec Maximum after 1 usec 0 dBm Input Pulse to within
±1 dB of Baseline

 Video Load

75 Ohms

 DC Power (No Load)

   +V 15V @ 350 mA Maximum
   -V 15V @ 200 mA Maximum


3.00″ x 3.5″ x 0.5″

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -55 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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