PMI Model No. PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-15-SFF-VVG-DDPMI Model No. PE2-34-2G18G-3R5-15-SFF-VVG-DD is a voltage variable gain amplifier with integrated diode detector operating over the frequency range of 2.0 to 18.0 GHz.  This amplifier is supplied in our standard PE2 housing that can be used as SMA connectorized or as a surface mount component.  It is optimized for 5.5 to 18.0 GHz meeting the specifications below.


Frequency Range

5.5 to 18.0GHz (Optimized)
2.0 to 18.0GHz (Operating)

Linear Gain

30dB typ

Gain Flatness

+/-1.0dB goal, +/-1.5dB max (at 0dB Attenuation)

Noise Figure

3.0dB goal, 3.7dB max (at 0dB Attenuation)


+10dB min (at 0dB Attenuation)

VSWR In / Out

2.0:1 max

Gain Control

15dB typ, 12dB min

Control Voltage

0 to 2.5VDC (+5VDC max)

Output Power Detection

Included via integrated power detector

DC Voltage Supply

+12 to +15VDC

DC Current Draw

280mA nom

Connectors In/Out



Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:


 -55ºC to +85 ºC Operating

 -55ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B


 MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:

 MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A