Application Notes

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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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Ground Bond, Ground Continuity and Earth Continuity

Ground Bond, Ground Continuity and Earth Continuity

This application note covers the differences between Ground Bond, Ground Continuity And Earth Continuity tests,...

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Ensuring The Safety of Medical Electronics

Ensuring The Safety of Medical Electronics

Vital areas of electrical safety testing for medical products include leakage current, dielectric breakdown,...

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IEC60601-1 3rd Addition Leakage Current Differences

IEC60601-1 3rd Addition Leakage Current Differences

This application note describes the differences between the 2nd and 3rd editions of the IEC60601-1 standard. ...

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Hipot Testing Multi Conductor Feedthroughs

Hipot Testing Multi Conductor Feedthroughs

This application note illustrates how to effectively perform electrical safety testing of IMD’s with...

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Dielectric Strength Testing of External Cardiac Defibrillator

Dielectric Strength Testing of External Cardiac Defibrillator

Use dielectric strength test to explain the testing procedures for external cardiac defibrillators. ...

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Testing to IEC60601 Standards

Testing to IEC60601 Standards

Testing to IEC60601 Standards: Leakage Current, Dielectric Breakdown, Insulation Resistance, and Ground...

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