In Taiwan, it is against the law to import, buy, sell, use, distribute or trade products that require Taiwanese certification if they do not have the proper mandatory certification.
Ask a manufacturing engineer how to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD) problems, and you will hear about ionizers, conductive floors, smocks, wrist straps, and more.
The risk management requirements of EN/IEC/ANSI/AMIEE 60601-1-2 Edition 3 (2007) and IEC 60601-1-2 Edition 4 (2014) are mostly either ignored or misunderstood by manufacturers, their EMC test labs, and medical regulatory assessors.
One of the more perplexing issues I have grappled with over the years is determining when an industrial product becomes a consumer product and therefore subject to the laws concerning consumer products.
This article reviews some of the current thinking with regard to IoT. The range and scope of IoT is truly enormous so we’ll take a stab at the opportunities in for us EMC and wireless folks.
What is a “level of protection”? What are “measures of safety”? Why do they apply only to electric shock and not to other injuries?
If your EMI filter is failing in high frequencies, check the frequency response of the components: parasitics limit the filtering effectiveness.
In this article, we consider the effects of a discontinuity along the transmission line which occurs when the transmission line characteristic impedance changes.