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Overview of IEC 60601-1 Medical Electrical Equipment

Overview of IEC 60601-1 Medical Electrical Equipment

This application note provides an overview of the IEC 60601-1 Medical Electrical Equipment standard. ...

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Simultaneous Hipot Testing

Simultaneous Hipot Testing

This application note investigates whether a tester will detect a failure when testing multiple components...

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Resistive Load Boxes For Hipot

Resistive Load Boxes For Hipot

This application note provides information on high voltage resistive load boxes and the manufacturers...

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Glossary of Electrical Safety Terms

Glossary of Electrical Safety Terms

A glossary of many standard terms used in discussing electrical safety concepts. ...

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Line Leakage Measurement & Human Body Equivalent Circuits

Line Leakage Measurement & Human Body Equivalent Circuits

This note looks at the various line leakage tests and circuit models to determine possible patient/operator...

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Leakage Current On Class I Medical Products

Leakage Current On Class I Medical Products

This application note describes how IEC 60601-1 leakage current tests can be accomplished without the...

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Light Ballast Application

Light Ballast Application

This note describes how to perform hipot tests on a light ballast. ...

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Leakage Current On Class II Medical Products

Leakage Current On Class II Medical Products

This application note describes how IEC 60601-1 leakage current tests can be accomplished without the...

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Leakage Current Part I

Leakage Current Part I

Part 1 discusses the terms and definitions associated with leakage current and the two classes that electronic...

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Leakage Current Part II

Leakage Current Part II

Part 2 builds on the basic principles of leakage current discussed in part 1 and details the IEC60601-1...

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Hipot Testing of Motors And Safety Standard Compliance

Hipot Testing of Motors And Safety Standard Compliance

This application note describes the regulatory standards and tests that are applicable to hipot testing...

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IEC60601-1 And Your Electrical Medical Products

IEC60601-1 And Your Electrical Medical Products

Beyond user safety and legal requirements, this note looks at two other reasons why a manufacturer would...

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