Hipot (“high potential”) electrical safety testers produce high voltage to perform dielectric withstand and insulation resistance tests. This article discusses the safety considerations and capabilities of modern hipot testers that utilize electronic source technology to assess compliance with IEC-61010.
While the selection of components in electrical equipment plays a crucial role, a sound understanding of the characteristics of safety-critical and high-integrity components can provide valuable information about the ways to advance and achieve safety goals.
This is the second of three articles devoted to the design, test, and EMC immunity evaluation of multilayer PCBs containing analog circuitry.
When handling ESD-sensitive components, we must protect them from ESD damage.
Walkie-talkies interfere with electronic door locks on aircraft cockpits.
A common problem experienced by novice oscilloscope users is the inability to effectively capture signals we're trying to measure.
IEC 60601-1 Ed. 3.2 introduces changes related to the general standard, alarms, and various process standards. This guide provides an overview of some key changes.
The Commission of the European Union (EU) has updated its list of harmonized standards that can be used to demonstrate conformity with the safety requirements of the EU’s Radio Equipment Directive (2014/35/EU, or RED). Commission Implementing Decision (EU) ... Read More...
The Commission of the European Union (EU) has updated its list of harmonized standards for quality management systems and risk management practices applicable to medical devices under the EU’s In Vitro Device R... Read More...