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Q&A: List of articles with Edition No. 3 of IEC
Could you explain more details about Annex K.7.1? Especially for the first 4 paragraph? In actual practice, the interlock switch used in mains circuits hardly have 3mm contact gap. what should i do for this case?
Related to hiccup mode, how are power sources classified per 5.2.2 for a 3.6 V output?
Which are the temperature limits during the abnormal operating conditions?
When can my company begin submitting AV & ICT equipment and components for product investigation and certification to Edition No. 3 of IEC 62368-1?
What are the key differences between the existing Edition No. 2 of IEC 62368-1 and the recently published Edition No. 3?
Given that the 2nd edition is more onerous, what is the likelihood of an agency such as UL allowing a 3rd edition relaxation in their 2nd edition certification?
It'™s an oversimplification to state that Ed 2 is more onerous than Ed 3. A better way to view it is that Ed 3 has incorporated some refinements into it that…
Clause 6 of IEC 62368-1 requires most wiring & cable to comply with the flammability requirements in IEC 60332-1-2, IEC 60332-1-3, IEC 60332-2-2, or IEC/TS 60695-11-2.
Clause 6 of IEC 62368-1 requires most wiring & cable to comply with the flammability…
I calculated the clearances according to 22.214.171.124 and got the highest value according to Procedure 1. Now I want to find the test voltage from Table 16. Can I use 126.96.36.199.2.5 for decreasing the required withstand voltage to get lower test voltage?
I calculated the clearances according to 188.8.131.52 and got the highest value according to Procedure 1. Now I want to find the test voltage from Table 16. Can I…
Is outdoor AV/ICT equipment covered by UL/EN/IEC 62368?
You asked if UL/EN/IEC 62368 covers outdoor AV/ICT equipment.
In Edition No. 2 of IEC 62368-1, the scope (Cl 1) references IEC 60950-22 for AV/ICT…
When will EN 62368-1 Edition No. 3 be available to use for Europe?
As a recap, Edition No. 3 of IEC 62368-1 is scheduled for publication around 3Q…
Update - EN 62368-1:2014 (Edition No. 2): Date of Cessation of Presumption of Conformity of Superseded Standards (EN 60065 & EN 60950-1) associated with the transition to EN 62368-1
Last week (March 26-29) at the meeting of the IEC TC108 Hazard Based Standard Development Team (HBSDT) in Brussels, Belgium, the HBSDT received an in-person update…
I am transitioning my AV equipment from UL/EN/IEC 60065 to UL/EN/IEC 62368-1. Is the transition and schedule the same as moving from 60950-1 to 62368-1?
You stated you are transitioning AV equipment from UL/EN/IEC 60065 to UL/EN/IEC 62368-1 and asked if the…
During my transition from IEC 60065 and/or IEC 60950-1 to IEC 62368-1 do all my safety labels need to be changed?
You asked if you need to change your safety labels as you transition to 62368-1.
The answer is not a simple yes/no answer.
What is the current status of Edition No. 3 of IEC 62368-1?
Recently (Sept. 15, 2017) there was an affirmative vote (Approved) within IEC TC108 on the 108/688/CDV for Ed 3 IEC 62368-1.
The Committee Draft…