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EMC Certification Guide: FCC, CE & Other Compliance Marks

One of the most important steps in bringing your electronic device to market is ensuring it fully complies with electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) regulations.  Commonly referred to as “EMC certification,” this process of testing your device and verifying it complies...

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Pre-Certified vs. Non-Certified RF Modules & FCC Compliance

One of the most challenging aspects of creating an electronic device isn’t just the development process, but making sure it complies with regulations such as the FCC Part 15 rules, which are designed to limit radio emissions and ensure electromagnetic compatibility...

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How to Get CE Certification for Electronics

As an electronics manufacturer, the process of getting CE certification for your device can easily come across as overwhelming.  The European Union has several key regulatory directives that apply to electronics, and getting the CE mark requires demonstrating...

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ICES-001: Guide to Testing & Compliance Services

If you’re an electronic device manufacturer or distributor and would like to sell your device in the Canadian market, it’s important to understand Canada’s regulations for electronic devices, such as ICES-001. As one of several regulatory standards set by Innovation,...

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Automotive EMC Testing: What You Need to Know

Today’s cars and trucks are full of electronic components, from in-vehicle entertainment systems to navigation, safety features and countless components under the hood. Because modern vehicles contain so many electronic devices, electromagnetic compatibility is a key...

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EMC Chamber Guide: How EMC Test Chambers Work

As an electronics manufacturer, it’s critical that your device complies with regulatory standards for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). A key aspect of this process is EMC testing, which is where an electromagnetic compatibility chamber, or an EMC chamber, comes...

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How to Measure Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)

If you’re an electronic device manufacturer, it’s important to understand that your device -- even if it may seem self-contained -- can release waves that may disrupt other devices. This is known as electromagnetic interference, or EMI, and controlling it is a key...

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How Much Does SAR Testing Cost?

As an electronic device manufacturer, complying with safety regulations may mean conducting Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing for your product.  Like other forms of compliance testing, SAR testing can vary in cost. You can typically expect to spend between a few...

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ESD Testing: Electrostatic Discharge Testing Guide

If you’ve ever walked across a carpet and then touched a metal doorknob, you’re likely familiar with the concept of electrostatic discharge, or ESD. While these small shocks might be nothing more than an annoyance for people, ESD can have a serious impact on...

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EMC Pre-Compliance Testing Guide

If you’re bringing an electronic device to market, one of the most important steps in the process of achieving market access is ensuring your device complies with electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards. All major markets have EMC standards and regulations for...

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