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Where to connect shielded cable when you have no chassis?

I joined a project after some of the initial design decisions were made, so it’s not quite how I’d like it, which now presents me with a bit of a problem. I have two power cables that are emitting ...
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Conducted emissions testing for POE 802.3 device?

For IoT devices with a Powered Device (PD) for Power Over Ethernet (POE) and not plugged into AC mains; What, if any, standards would a device potentially be subject to at an Nationally Recognized ...
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Impact on FCC certification due to replacement of GPS receiver module

Can anyone please guide on whether the replacement of GPS receiver with the same spec from the another brand for the cost reduction would impact the FCC approval received for the device or not? If yes ...
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If a Lithium-Ion/Poly pouch cell is included in a product, what certifications does the battery itself require?

Imagine you were creating a new product, perhaps a bluetooth speaker or smart home device, where a rechargable lithium-ion cell was contained within the device. You intend to certify th When sourcing ...
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CE certification for changing USB port

I have a CE certified product that uses USB micro port. In lieu with EU requirements that all products must use USB-C port, do we need to apply for get a new certification for CE if we change the USB ...
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Can we sell 110V equipment without NRTL certification in a US market?

Only in some places. Weight scale product certification NRTL 110VAC
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Can products be imported to US for Beta testing without FCC certification

We need to import two products that are newly designed and operate on wifi and BLE. We are planning to get them for beta testing. We have talked to a few interested parties where the products will be ...
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Product certification for devices mounted on elevators

Do products that will be mounted on elevators needs extra certifications (apart from FCC or CE) to be sold in North America and Europe? The product will be connected in the roof of the car, connected ...
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Product certification for NA and European market

We are developing a product that includes an already certified radio module. We even use the IC of the module as the controler of the hole device. In the device we include a RTC, a ROM, a motor ...
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Are the different XBee SX 900 RF modules compatible with each other?

I am looking at the different XBee SX 900 modules offered by Digi and noticed that there are many versions of the same module which are certified for use in different countries/regions. Is there any ...
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Certification for Lithium-battery-powered devices

I am designing a device that would use a lithium battery inside, I have read that the battery should be certified with IEC 62133. But my question now is: if I used a certified battery cell(s) in the ...
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Is FCC/CE recertification needed if only the product name is changing?

I got FCC/CE certification for my product (a music player, unintentional radiator), but would now like to put out the same product under a new name. Nothing else is changing (PCB design, casing, etc. ...
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FCC certification for different products with the same antenna design

I was reading about FCC intentional radiation certification and am confused about a scenario. Let's say I have two products - Product A and product B. Say I get FCC certification (for the wireless ...
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Does a system assembled from CE marked parts (consumer products) still require CE testing?

Let's say you run a company that designs and installs speaker systems for clients. You hear their requirements, look at their space, and then select the most appropriate consumer products for their ...
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Where can I find information about "Enhanced Policies and Procedures Exam" for IPC?

I'm taking the CSE test for IPC-J-STD-001 and at chapter 7.Certification Exam Overview, I can see that there are 3 types of tests. Policy and procedure test (10 questions) Closed book test (25 ...
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What is the law regarding certification of paper electronics for EU and US

The question is explicitly aimed at paper electronics. No classic/typical PCB (fiber glass or typical material PCB's are made of) is attached to the paper. The circuit layout is directly printed/...
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Relation of adaptor supply with the EMC/EMI of the product

I was wondering regarding how the input of the adaptor affects the EMC/EMI of the Device. We are going to change the adaptor of our lab stirrer from Input : 230V,50Hz,0.6A & Output : 24V,1.5A to ...
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Certification Requirements going from 5v to 220v

We are considering developing a 220v/110v version of our electronic product that currently uses a 5v external power supply. Our 5v version has already been tested against the EU LVD but we are unsure ...
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Connecting class 2 power supplies in parallel

I am looking to connect multiple rails in parallel to increase current of a class 2 power supply (UL1310). Each rail would have its own OCP (12V 8A). The problem I am having is that when talking to ...
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Harmonized Standard for the safety of refrigerated lab device

I am wondering about the harmonized safety standard for the refrigerated lab devices. I have seen two standards EN 61010-2-011 & EN 378-1&2. But none of these standards are available in the ...
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About validity of EMC & Safety Test Reports without NABL & ILAC-MRA

Can anyone provide the info regarding that the EMC & Safety test reports without NABL & ILAC-MRA are valid or not? Is it mandatory to have both the marks for CE & UKCA self declaration?
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Regarding testing & compliance requirements of the products for UKCA declaration

I do have a doubt regarding compliance of the Product for the UKCA marking. If the product has been tested according to the EMC/EMI & Safety requirements for the EU declaration is it sufficient ...
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NIPDAU vs SN finishing and certification

I am about to certify my design for RF and BT and I already have the mass production component reels. However the certification will be done with a prototype using spot purchased components. For one ...
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Creating product to be sold to public using prebuilt modules

Is it ok for me to combine multiple prebuilt modules, put them into casing and sell them to public? such as (accelerometer) https://core-electronics.com.au/adxl335-triple-axis-accelerometer-gy-61.html ...
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Electronics and electrical projects certification [closed]

What certification is required to sell my engineering projects online in India? if I build my project as product to sell online what certification is required for this as well?
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Sufficient electric safety protection with MOVs?

I am developing a PCB that will carry 32 A currents. In order to protect the rest of the circuit and the 3 phase load I have added some protective measures to suppress transient voltages and short ...
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Obtaining EMC measurment equipment

I am an electronics engineering graduate who works on developing the electronics for an EV charger. We are now in the process of slowly getting ready to get the product certified, which includes EMC ...
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Copper on AC traces

Just a simple question related to AC traces. I’m designing a PCB that needs to carry 32 A @ 220 V. I have designed a 15 mm trace (2 oz) that should guarantee a 13 degree temp increase at max power. I ...
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How do you pass Insulation Testing when your load is low impedance?

This is probably a silly question but I read that for class I equipment I need to perform insulation resistance tests and it must be under 1 megaohm. My understanding is that one of these tests ...
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Household appliances commercial project EU certification

I got a job to do a household appliances with wireless remote control. I’m working as embedded developer in current company, but we haven't had to certificate our solutions and I'm looking for advice. ...
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UL cert question

We build large machinery which we require UL, CE and several other marks for shipping globally. Does using components that are not UL certified preclude us from getting these certs or do the ...
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Should I get CE mark on my Arduino project?

I just finished my big Arduino project after 2 years. I would like to start selling it, but I am not sure if I need CE certification or not. I used the below components: Arduino Nano-oled 0,96" ...
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Which products require EMC certificate?

What are the guidlines (or where can I find them) for which products require EMC testing certificate? I know that this determined per country, so for starters let's go with the US. My product contains ...
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ESD protection for power input with several fused branches

I'm designing an industrial board that will be powered with a +24V DC. On the PCB there are several fuses to protect each branch against over-current/short-circuit. Example: simulate this circuit &...
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Need help determining if a component is acceptable for use in a production design

For the sake of not going too broad, I am only referring to this single OLED LCD board component from Newegg being used directly within a prototype device that I have designed. My end goal is to take ...
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Need help understanding how motors, sensors and other components of a prototype design factor into certifications for industry sale [closed]

I have built a prototype and I now need to create a production prototype that I can use as my template for a small 10-15 product unit batch order. I am in the United States where I plan to market ...
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Does my Wireless Charging PCB need to have FCC, UL, CSA, certified marks?

I have a simple 5W output wireless charging device that uses a tx coil to transfer power to a phone, this is powered from a 1800mAh battery. Do I need any certifications for this?
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AC Wiring rules for switched mains output device

I am designing a mains powered device which has two general purpose mains output sockets, both switched by relays. I am trying to find out the wiring rules specifically for the US, but also for EU and ...
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If all parts in a product are FCC or CE certified then do i still need to apply for certification for the complete product?

I am building a CNC product and all the electronics parts we are using are either FCC or CE certified. Do I then have to obtain a separate certification for the product as a whole ? Also any idea what ...
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Bluetooth and Wifi Maximum Power limt

I saw below Bluetooth chip comparison of many module , most of all are having 8dbm max power , what I know FCC has 30dbm and CE has 20dbm Max power limit so why Bluetooth module are limited to only ...
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Is there a downside of using PCB printed USB connector?

Typical USB Type A receptacle is as shown in this image from Molex 48037-1000, which can be mounted on PCB. I have seen some products with USB connectors printed directly on the PCB edge like this ...
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Which equipment is required to test the no radio device for compliance with electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)?

I am designing a device that has no intention to transmit or receive any radio waves but it has CPU, large PWM driven LED indicators so may be some higher frequencies inside. To make sure we pass the ...
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Which standard must Li-ion battery fulfil for CE marking in late 2020, IEC 62133:2012 or IEC 62133-2:2017?

I am looking for a slim CE-certified rechargable battery to put in my product. All of the (very few) certified batteries that I have found are compliant with the IEC 62133:2012 (2nd edition). But that ...
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Homemade EVSE require UL/CSA/Other certification for insurance?

In general, would an insurance company require a homemade electric vehicle charger to be approved by some recognized agency such as CSA or UL? I am in Canada. I have designed and built a few electric ...
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Finding manufacturer of product based on certifications

I really do not know where to ask this question so I am starting here. If you believe there is a better place let me know and I will gladly move post. I bought an induction cooktop from amazon and ...
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Understanding cable standards for low voltage conductors in high voltage environments

I am currently getting some custom cables made and having a serious communication issue with several cable manufacturers. I want several low voltage (5V DC) insulated conductors in a jacket that can ...
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LiPo battery certification standards for EU and US

We are bringing a wearable product to the market that is powered by a 3.7V LiPo battery. The product will be sold initially only in the EU and US markets. We are currently in the process of performing ...
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CE/FCC/RoHS/etc certification for Intel NUC and other barebone MiniPCs?

Intel sell the Intel NUC without a hard drive or ram. They provide a list of compatible rams and drives. By sliding in the ram stick and drive, am I not invalidating all of the certificates on the ...
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How to get CE markings for a PC I assembled from CE certified components?

If I purchase a kit from a website like overclockers.co.uk which includes a quality power supply, motherboard, CPU, etc. Everything is CE certified and all components are the highest grade. All I am ...
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Significance of V < 50V for US certification purposes

In the EU 2014/35/EU requires increased producer diligence and formalities when an electronic device used voltages greater the 50V ac either as input or as output. Can somebody explain to me whether ...
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