June 2015 Blog Posts

Audio and Video Equipment Must Adhere to EN 60065:2014 for Conformity with Low Voltage Directive

Starting November 17, 2017, all audio, video, and similar electronic apparatus bound for Europe must meet the safety requirements of the 8th edition of EN 60065, published in 2014. EN 60065:2002+A1:2006 +A11:2008+A2:2010 +A12:2011 will cease to be valid as of the November 17, 2017 date of withdrawal (DOW). All existing certificates must be updated to... Read More

RS105 Testing Determines EMP Susceptibility of Military and Commercial Electronics

Recently, MET Labs performed High Altitude (or Nuclear) Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP or NEMP) susceptibility testing of U.S. Navy vendor electronics at an outdoor test area in Maryland. The test method used was RS105 from MIL-STD-461.   RS105 addresses the risk of radiated exposure to an EMP event. (CS116 is the MIL-STD-461 test method that addresses conducted... Read More