Battery-powered wearable electronics/devices are covered under the scope of (CSA UL EN) IEC 62368-1,AV/ICT Equipment. If wearable devices are certified to 62368-1, the type of aspects asked about (except design-specific width/height/length of batteries, which are not controlled, except by industry specifications for consumer-grade batteries) are covered under IEC 62368-1’s Annex M, Equipment containing batteries and their protection circuits.
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What is the latest from Europe on EN IEC 62368-1:2020, Ed. 3?
If a product is using a power supply certified to IEC 60950 or IEC 62368, with direct connection to the appliance mains inlet, does the 'Stored discharge on capacitors' test of 188.8.131.52 still have to be done?
Does UL plan to publish a UL 62368-3 Standard based on IEC 62368-3:2017?
We have power supplies & PDU (EN 60950-1 certified) which are shipped as spares with our system or our customer can buy later '“ since after Dec. 20, 2020 EN 60950-1 will be withdrawn, how will we be able to ship these power supplies/PDUs to Europe?
A PSU certified to 60950-1 passes HIPOT test at 2121 V DC between PRI and earth. When it is used in an end product to be certified to 62368-1, does it need to withstand the end product HIPOT test that could be more than 2121 VDC, e.g., 2500 V DC?
Have any other countries / regions been identified other than the EU that will not accept legacy end products certified to 60950-1 (or 60065) after December 20, 2020?
As for the IEC62368-3:2017, the test methods for specified ports (USB or PoE) under different conditions are not clear. Will these parts be clarified?
How to understand the highest and lowest specified charging temperature in Annex M.4.2? Can we regard the "charging operation temperature" in the battery specification like 0 -45 degree C as these two temperatures?
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?
Why did UL 62368 not use UL 101 method ("e" is always open) to measure touch current? what's the background?
What kind of ES class can we define for the secondary circuits(SELV) of one AC PSU certified according to 60950-1 previously now need to comply with 62368-1:2014 Ed.2, the AC PSU can meet SELV requirement, but cannot meet ES1 requirement.
What is the process for developing, and current status of the next CSA & UL 62368-1 bi-national standard to be based on IEC 62368-1:2018 (Ed. No. 3)?
For IEC 62368-1 and IECEE CB Reports to it, are IEC 60127-1 fuses required?
According to IEC60950-1, Chapter 5.2 Electric Strength, Table 5B, the test voltage is 1500VAC for a device with basic insulation and 230VAC operating voltage. Where can I find this test voltage for such a device in IEC62368-1?
IEC62368-1 has three methods for determining the electric strength test voltages. Those are explained in sub-clause 184.108.40.206. As stated, the highest value calculated…
If we have a product that its output 3.3V SELV, 16 W (more than 15W) or PS2 energy that meets Table Q.1 requirements. Does the power need to be contained?
When will IEC 62368-3:2017 be required to be used with IEC 62368-1?
When can my company begin submitting AV & ICT equipment and components for product investigation and certification to Edition No. 3 of IEC 62368-1?