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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model VA-100 is a High Speed Video
Buffer Amplifier Which Offers Excellent

Signal Fidelity in a 50 Ohm System.  The -3 dB Bandwidth
is DC to 120 MHz with

Linear Phase/Amplitude Characteristics.  Slew Rate
Limiting Occurs at 2000 V/uS

With Settling Time of Under 15 nS to 0.2% and a Maximum of 15%
for 0 to 2V Step.

Input and Output Connectors are SMA (Female) with VSWR of
1.5:1 Maximum and

Operating Range is -54ºC
to +85
ºC.  Unit
Operates From

±9V to ±18V @ ±25 mA.

Size is 3.0″ x 2.0″ x 1.0″.


1.00 ±2.5% (DC)

-3 dB Bandwidth
120 MHz (Minimum)

Slew Rate
2000 V/uS (Minimum)

Rise Time (0 to 2V Step)
3 nS (Maximum)

15% (Maximum)

Settling Time
15 nS (Maximum to 0.2%)

DC Offset
±25 mV (Maximum)

Input/Output Impedance
50 Ohms (Nominal)

Input/Output VSWR
1.5:1 (Maximum)

Power Supply (Quiescent)
+V: 9 to 18V @ 25 mA (Maximum)

– V: 9 to 18V @ 25 mA (Maximum)

Propagation Delay
(DC to 100 MHz)
3 nS (Maximum)

3.0″ x 2.0″ x 1.0″

Available Options:


 A01 Available Gain to 3X

Matching to Alternate Loads Input/Output

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -54 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
ºC to +125 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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