It is a common misconception that any product that complies with IEC 60950-1 will also comply with IEC 62368-1. A key goal of this article is to help readers of IEC 62368-1 understand the underlying safety concerns that the new requirements are trying to address.
The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, published its latest “Guide for the EMC Directive.”1 Updated to reflect the 2014 recast of the Directive, the Guide discusses various issues, not least what constitutes “inherently benign equipment” and “custom built evaluation kits.” This article reviews the content of the new Guide, highlighting key changes from the previous edition of the Guide published in 2010.
This year, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) celebrates 100 years of leading the collaborative U.S. standardization system.
Accredited test laboratories, complying with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 have to evaluate measurement uncertainty.
Many EMC engineers consider the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) C63® Committee on EMC to be the National Committee on EMC for the United States.
Enter SEMI E176-1017. It places the focus not on limited types of emission from any particular equipment, but on EMI in the overall manufacturing environment and in key locations where it specifically matters.
Beginning with its initial release in 2002, the IEC 62133 family of standards has enabled international harmonization of safety testing for small-format cells and batteries. Since then, the standard has seen a major revision in 2012 and, most recently, a very significant change in 2017. This article will detail those latest changes and their impact on compliance activities.
Ethernet TCP/IP protocol is a staple in control room, network backbone and access link environments. The installation of technologies such as IP phones, wireless access points, security cameras and LED lighting has grown exponentially.
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 60230:2018 for impulse tests on cables and their accessories. This second edition standard defines the procedure for carrying out withstand l... Read More...
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has recently published IEC 62228-1:2018 for general conditions and definitions for electromagnetic evaluation of Integrated circuits with transceivers. Des... Read More...