First Edition of IEC 62811:2015 Published

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The International Electrotechnical Commission has released IEC 62811:2015.

IEC 62811:2015 ed. 1.0 applies to “AC and/or DC-supplied electronic controlgear for discharge lamps (excluding fluorescent lamps) – Performance requirements for low frequency square wave operation.” The first edition is available for purchase on the IEC’s website.


“IEC 62811:2015 specifies performance requirements for electronic controlgear for use on a.c. and/or d.c. supplies up to 1 000 V and/or a.c. supplies up to 1 000 V at 50 Hz or 60 Hz, associated with discharge lamps, as specified in IEC 61167, which have information for low frequency square wave operation, where the frequency range of the low frequency is from 70 Hz to 400 Hz.”

*Description from IEC website

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