IEC Publishes Second Edition of IEC 61000-4-16:2015 EMC Standard

ComputerThe International Electrotechnical Commission has released the second edition of 61000-4-16:2015. This standard applies to “Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) – Part 4-16: Testing and measurement techniques – Test for immunity to conducted, common mode disturbances in the frequency range 0 Hz to 150 kHz.” The new edition or a redline version (which highlights the changes between the new and previous editions)  are available for purchase on the IEC’s website.


IEC 61000-4-16:2015 relates to the immunity requirements and test methods for electrical and electronic equipment to conducted, common mode disturbances in the range d.c. to 150 kHz. The object of this standard is to establish a common and reproducible basis for testing electrical and electronic equipment with the application of common mode disturbances to power supply, control, signal and communication ports. It has the status of a basic EMC publication in accordance with IEC Guide 107. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1998, Amendment 1:2001 and Amendment 2:2009. This edition constitutes a technical revision.”

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