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Electromagnetic Compatibility Surge Immunity Test BS EN 61000-4-5 Updated

The newly revised standard BS EN 61000-4-5 (Electromagnetic compatibility - Part 4-5: Testing and measurement techniques - Surge immunity test) sets out how to test for immunity to surge voltages caused by switching and the indirect effects of a lightning strike.

It defines the necessary equipment and explains the setup and procedures for testing power ports, interconnections and lines.  

BS EN 61000-4-5:2014 will help businesses to avoid costly returns, maintain a valued brand image and it’s essential for manufacturers and designers of electrical and electronic equipment and components.

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