The Latest Outcome for the Apple iPhone Radiation

The Latest Outcome for the Apple iPhone Radiation Class Action Lawsuit

By Bob Cole | November 13, 2020

Apple just dodged a major legal bullet this year – and it was all thanks to effective RF (radio frequency) testing. You may have seen a story on the news about iPhone radiation and the danger it might pose to consumers. In this post, we want to get you up to speed on the Apple iPhone class action lawsuit and…

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EMC Basic

EMC Basics: What Is Radiated Emissions & Immunity Testing?

By Bob Cole | February 24, 2020

EMC (Electro-Magnetic Compatibility) tests regulate the radiated emissions of electronic devices. This test measures the functioning of equipment in electromagnetic environments. Under the EMC Directive, the device under testing should not introduce disturbances to the environment. EMC testing ensures the safety of an electronic device for consumer use. In most markets, EMC certifications are mandatory. These certifications verify that a…

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EMC Test Lab

How to Choose an EMC Test Lab: 6 Things To Consider

By Bob Cole | November 13, 2019

Choosing an EMC test lab is a highly important decision for any designer, developer, manufacturer, or distributor of electronics. Going with the wrong testing lab can result in several problems, including: Incorrectly performed tests Delays to market for your products Added overheads Not able to sell your products in specific countries Wherever you are based, there are compliance standards that…

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Compatibility EMC Testing Methods

The Guide To Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing Methods

By Bob Cole | October 22, 2019

Make sure your products are functioning to the best of their ability and meet EMC compliance standards with our helpful guide to EMC testing methods. What Is Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing? Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing measures the extent to which any electronic device, equipment, or system is functioning in an electromagnetic environment without being interfered with or introducing any electromagnetic…

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How to Choose an RF Test Lab

How to Choose an RF Test Lab

By Bob Cole | March 25, 2019

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Radio Frequency (RF) Testing, also known as EMC, requires the right test lab. EMC is the interaction of electrical and electronic equipment with its electromagnetic environment, and with other equipment. All electronic devices have the potential to emit electromagnetic fields. Because we used numerous devices each day, such as mobile phones, TVs, and even traffic lights,…

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RF Testing Required

Why Is RF Testing Required?

By Bob Cole | March 19, 2019

Radio frequency testing, otherwise known as RF testing, is required to ensure compliance of wireless equipment that you’ve produced with international regulatory requirements. These requirements will allow your radio and telecommunications equipment to be sold in various markets around the world and it’s also a legal requirement to ensure that your wireless technology is safe to use. Without the right…

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EMC Testing

Why Manufacturers Can’t Ignore EMC Testing

By Amy Jones | December 12, 2017

What unites a refrigerator, television, computer, smartphone, HVAC, the Internet, and your automobile? They all run-on electricity, and they are vulnerable to electromagnetic (EMP) pulse attacks, like the one depicted in Ocean’s Eleven that rendered the whole city of Las Vegas without electricity. The EMP attack in the movie was deliberate. It was staged to damage the power grid. In…

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EMC Test Labs

15 Essential Elements of an EMC Compliance Testing Plan

By Amy Jones | December 7, 2017

To succeed in the world of wireless products, the question is not simply “How does my company produce a functional design?” but “How can my firm get our wireless product successfully to market?” Each country you plan to sell your products at will have its EMC compliance testing requirements and certifications. In the United States, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is…

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EMC Compliance Testing & Certification

Follow These 3 Steps for Quicker EMC Compliance Testing & Certification

By Amy Jones | November 16, 2017

EMC compliance testing evaluates if your device is capable of functioning properly in a shared environment. A testing services firm assesses electromagnetic interference radiating out of your device and checks the immunity of your product against EM radiation. The performance is recorded and compared with the standards set by a national or an international authority. National and International EMC Compliance…

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