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EN 61000-6: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6: Generic Standards

Products used in this test standard:

Teseq NSG 438 ESD Gun Simulator System for EN 61000-6

Teseq NSG 438
ESD Gun Simulator System

Teseq NSG 3060 Conducted Immunity Transient Generator for EN 61000-6

Teseq NSG 3060 Conducted Immunity Transient Generator

HP Agilent 84115EM Pre Compliant EMC EMI Test System for EN 61000-6

HP Agilent 84115EM
Pre Compliant EMC EMI Test System

Noiseken FVC-1000 EMI Noise Sensor for EN 61000-6

Noiseken FVC-1000
EMI Noise Sensor, 30-1000 MHz

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Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards have been developed to keep interference between electronic devices under control with the goal to reduce disturbance and improve immunity. The standard EN 61000 – Part 6 aims to do that for residential, industrial, and commercial environments.

EN 61000-6 has four parts to date comprised of the following:

1) EN 61000-6-1: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-1: Generic standards - Immunity for residential, commercial and light-industrial environments
Applies to electrical and electronic apparatus intended for use in residential, commercial and light-industrial environments both indoor and outdoor. Immunity requirements in the frequency range 0 Hz to 400 GHz are covered. This generic EMC immunity standard is applicable if no relevant dedicated product or product-family EMC immunity standard exists. This standard applies to apparatus intended to be directly connected to a low-voltage public mains network or connected to a dedicated DC source which is intended to interface between the apparatus and the low-voltage public mains network. This standard applies also to apparatus which is battery operated or is powered by a non-public, but non-industrial, low-voltage power distribution system if this apparatus is intended to be used in the locations. This standard supersedes EN 50082-1.

2) EN 61000-6-2: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-2: Generic standards - Immunity for industrial environments
Applies to electrical and electronic apparatus intended for use in industrial environments. Immunity requirements in the frequency range 0 Hz to 400 GHz are covered. This generic EMC immunity standard is applicable if no relevant dedicated product or product-family EMC immunity standard exists. This standard applies to apparatus intended to be connected to a power network supplied from a high or medium voltage transformer dedicated to the supply of an installation feeding manufacturing or similar plant, and intended to operate in or in proximity to industrial locations. This standard supersedes EN 50082-2.

3) EN 61000-6-3: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-3: Generic standards - Emission standard for residential, commercial and light-industrial environments
Applies to electrical and electronic apparatus intended for use in residential, commercial and light-industrial environments. Emission requirements in the frequency range 0 Hz to 400 GHz are covered. This generic EMC emission standard is applicable if no relevant dedicated product or product-family EMC emission standard exists. This standard applies to apparatus intended to be directly connected to a low-voltage public mains network or connected to a dedicated DC source, which is intended to interface between the apparatus and the low-voltage public mains network. This standard applies also to apparatus which is battery operated or is powered by a non-public, but non-industrial, low-voltage power distribution system if this apparatus is intended to be used in the locations

4) EN 61000-6-4: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 6-4: Generic standards - Emission standard for industrial environments
Applies to electrical and electronic apparatus intended for use in the industrial locations (both indoor and outdoor, or in proximity to industrial power installations) for which no dedicated product or product-family emission standard exists. Disturbances in the frequency range 0 Hz to 400 GHz are covered. This generic EMC emission standard is applicable if no relevant dedicated product or product-family EMC emission standard exists. This standard applies to a apparatus intended to be connected to a power network supplied from a high or medium voltage transformer dedicated to the supply of an installation feeding manufacturing or similar plant, and intended to operate in or in proximity to industrial locations

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