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IEC60601: understanding the changes from 2nd to 3rd edition

Posted on 10-Sep-2014 16:30:00

Medical Power Supplies Standard Challenges

The general standard IEC 60601 is the accepted standard for medical equipment, especially for medical electrical equipment and general requirements for basic patient safety.
The standard 60601 is a widely accepted benchmark series for medical electrical equipment and compliance with IEC60601 has become a de-facto requirement for the commercialization of electrical medical equipment in many countries

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Hi-Pot safety certification - understanding the tests required

Posted on 09-Sep-2014 11:23:25

Certifying a new product to relevant safety standards is an essential part of any design and development process. But faced with a myriad of standards, sometimes engineers need clarification regarding the nature of the tests appropriate for each standard. This article highlights some of the recent technical support questions received by XP Power concerning hi-pot testing and relevant standards.

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Tags: Safety