The EU Radio Equipment Directive: What Are a Manufacturer’s Obligations?

The EU’s Radio Equipment Directive (RED) places various obligations upon manufacturers of in-scope equipment. Some of these obligations are the same as those found in the Low Voltage and EMC Directives, but others are unique to the RED and can be complex and relatively demanding to comply with. This article identifies and discusses those obligations while suggesting that manufacturers need to continually monitor developments in legislation and standardization.
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The Real FAQs of Life in the RED

As of June 13, 2017 all radio transmitters that are placed on the market in the European Union will have to comply with the new Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU. This reality affects millions of devices destined for the EU.