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Limiting Amplifier: PEC2-8G18G-21DBM-LM-SFF

November 11, 2013
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PEC2-8G18G-21DBM-LM-SFFPMI Model No. PEC2-8G18G-21DBM-LM-SFF is an 8.0 to 18.0 GHz limiting amplifier that provides an nominal output power level of +20.0 dBm for an input power range of -50 to +10 dBm CW.  This model has output power level versus frequency range compensation such that the limited output power has a flat frequency response.

The unit is supplied in a small housing measuring only 2.98" x 0.78" x 0.36".


Frequency Range

8.0 to 18.0GHz

Input Power

-50 to +10dBm CW

Output Power

±2.0dB nom

Output power Variation vs. Input Power

±2.0dB max. over operating temperature range


4dBm below Psat typical

2nd Harmonic Rejection

-8dBc @ Psat

Third Order Intercept

35dBm typical


2.0:1 max.

Maximum Input Power

+17dBm CW

DC Voltage Supply


DC Current Draw

700mA max.




2.98" x 0.78" x 0.36"

Environmental Ratings:


 -55ºC to +85 ºC Operating

 -65ºC to +125ºC Non-Operating


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:

 MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A





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