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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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 184.108.40.206 still have to be done?
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?
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 220.127.116.11. 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 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…
As of June 2018, what is the status of the DOW and Date of Cessation of Presumption of Conformity for EN 62368-1:2014?
On June 15, 2018 the notice of the extended '™date of cessation of presumption of conformity'™ associated with EN 62368-1:2014 was published…
For Europe, what is the difference between (a) the date published by CENELEC as the Date of Withdrawal (DOW), and (b) the Date of Cessation of Presumption of Conformity published in the EU Official Journal (OJ) associated with the EU LVD?
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…
Will there be an additional cost for FUS to apply for UL 62368? We are existing UL 60950 customer.
You asked if there will be an additional cost for FUS to apply for UL…
What is the impact on products of touch temperature limits in 62368-1 as compared to touch temperature limits in 60950-1 and 60065 standards?
You asked what the impact is on products of touch temperature limits in 62368-1 as compared to touch temperature limits in 60950-1 and 60065 standards.
I calculated the clearances according to 18.104.22.168 and got the highest value according to Procedure 1. Now I want to find the test voltage from Table 16. Can I use 22.214.171.124.2.5 for decreasing the required withstand voltage to get lower test voltage?
I calculated the clearances according to 126.96.36.199 and got the highest value according to Procedure 1. Now I want to find the test voltage from Table 16. Can I…
Is sub-clause 4.1.1'™s provision to accept 60065 & 60950-1 legacy components in 62368-certified equipment being removed from EN 62368-1:2014?
We have heard sub-clause 4.1.1'™s provision to accept 60065 & 60950-1 legacy components in 62368-certified equipment is being removed from EN 62368-1:2014. Is…
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…