Andrew Mackay and Han Zuyderwijk answer two questions form viewers. One question asks whether it is possible to affix the CE marking on the basis of EMC pre-compliance tests. The other question is about the applicable directives and standards for a muscle stimulation device.
Earlier today, the European Commission published an updated list of the European harmonized standards that pertain to the EMC Directive (2004/108/EC). The standards on this list may be used by electronics and electrical equipment manufacturers to prove that their equipment complies with the essential requirements of this directive.
Have you been following the discussions about the antenna problems of the iPhone4? Yesterday, Apple responded during a special press conference and now also with a special page on their website. Being an Apple fanboy, of course I watched the recording of the press conference. And if you are interested in EMC and EMC testing, you should do the same…
Manufacturers of CE marked electronics, electrical equipment, gas appliances and personal protective equipment better check the new lists of European harmonized standards that the European Commission published. The standards that they have used may have been superseded by new standards.