EMC & EMI Testing

Radio Equipment Directive (RED, AKA R&TTE) Requires Safety Testing of Low Voltage (DC) Products

by G&M Compliance (March 4, 2016)

Wireless products marketed in Europe must comply with the RED or R&TTE Directive. These directives not only mandate testing of the electromagnetic properties of a device, but also the safety requirements covered under the Low Voltage Directive (LVD). Article 3(1a) of the RED states: Radio equipment shall be constructed so as to ensure: (a) the […]


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FDA adds 4th Edition of IEC 60601-1-2 to List of EMC Consensus Standards for Medical Devices

by G&M Compliance (October 30, 2014)

On July 9, 2014, the FDA added the 4th edition of IEC 60601-1-2, “Medical electrical equipment – Part 1-2: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance – Collateral Standard: Electromagnetic disturbances – Requirements and tests” to the list of standards that can be used to show EMC compliance for medical electrical devices and systems. […]


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European CE Mark Update: EN55032 Replacing EN55022 and Others for ITE (Information Technology) and Audio/Video Equipment

by G&M Compliance (September 3, 2014)

Due to the convergence of technologies, the EMC standards for Audio/Video Equipment and Broadcast Receivers (and associated equipment) are being merged with Information Technology Equipment into a single EMC standard. Emissions: EN55032 (CISPR32) For emissions, EN55032 replaces EN55022 (IT equipment), EN55013 (broadcast receivers and associated equipment) and EN55103 (audio & studio equipment). EN55032 was approved […]


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New EMC Directive Published

by G&M Compliance (June 3, 2014)

From CKC Laboratories, Inc. Broadband Newsletter dated May 2014 In February of this year, the European Union published a new version of the law known as the EMC Directive. The new Directive 2014/30/EU will replace the previous version, 2004/108/EC. Highlights of new legislation include: Expansion of EMC requirements to used equipment, being imported from outside […]


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New EU Standard: EN61326-1 2013 For Control, Measurement and Laboratory Equipment

by G&M Compliance (June 3, 2014)

From CKC Laboratories, Inc. Broadband Newsletter dated May 2014 The latest version of EN61326-1 was published in July of 2013 and will become the only active version of EN61326-1 in August of 2015. As with previous versions, EN61326-1:2013 contains EMC requirements which apply to electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use. The scope also […]