Testing to MIL-STD-810, Method 505? Look no further than NTS Tempe.

July 3, 2018

Solar radiation can be very damaging to materials and equipment stored and used outdoors. Solar Radiation Testing to MIL-STD-810 Method 505 MIL-STD-810, Method 505 is designed to evaluate materials as they are exposed to the radiation and heating effects of...

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How will MIL-DTL-901E affect your shock qualification?

July 14, 2017

For the past 30 years, MIL-S-901D has defined requirements for shock qualification of items installed on U.S. Navy Combatants. For the duration of this period, there have been rumors of a new and improved specification revision. That time has finally...

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Changes to Certification Process in Ecuador

June 30, 2017

ARCOTEL in Ecuador issued a new regulation about the homologation process. The biggest impact to the changes are highlighted below: No in-country testing is required. The changes have removed the requirement for testing, therefore no samples are required for submission/certification...

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Taiwan Implements Requirements for RoHS in Electronic Equipment

June 1, 2017

Taiwan has recently implemented requirements for RoHS (Restrictions of Hazardous Substances) in electronic equipment. These requirements are aligned with the European RoHS directive excluding phthalates. The new requirements will be enforced for some electrical products beginning July 1, 2017 as part...

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Upcoming Changes for Wireless Equipment in the 5 GHz Band EN 301 893

March 29, 2017

By Deniz Demirci, Senior Wireless/EMC Engineer, NTS Silicon Valley  Manufacturers of wireless devices operating in the 5 GHz bands intended sale in the EU should take note of some important changes. Draft version of EN 301 893 V2.0.7 has been...

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Upcoming Changes for Wireless Equipment in the 2.4 GHz Band EN 300 328

March 13, 2017

By Deniz Demirci, Senior Wireless/EMC Engineer at NTS Silicon Valley EN 300 328 V2.1.1 was harmonized and listed in the Official Journal of the European Union under Directive 2014/53/EU for RED (Radio Equipment Directive) on January 13, 2017. This version...

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Taiwan: Emissions Testing for Information Technology Equipment, CNS 13438 Requirements

March 8, 2017

by Wayne Fisher, EMC Lab Manager, NTS Silicon Valley Manufacturers of Information Technology Equipment (ITE) intended for sale in Taiwan should take note that as of October 1, 2010 EMC testing requirements under emissions standard CNS 13438 have changed. The...

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EN 61326-1: EMC Emissions/Immunity Requirement Changes for Laboratory Equipment

February 27, 2017

By Conrad Chu, EMC Engineering Manager, NTS Silicon Valley EN 61326-1 has been adopted and published in the EU’s Official Journal. As this standard is the applicable standard for measurement, control and laboratory equipment, this update affects a large number of devices. The newest EN...

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Declaration of Conformity Changes for Multimedia Equipment

February 27, 2017

By Deniz Demirci, Senior Wireless/EMC Engineer, NTS Silicon Valley Manufacturers of Multimedia Equipment, including Information Technology Equipment (ITE), Audio, Video Equipment, Sound and Television Broadcast Receivers and Associated Equipment and Professional Use Audio, Video, Audio-Visual and Entertainment Lighting Control Apparatus...

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Challenges of Meeting Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) Requirements

February 15, 2017

Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) requirements for products that operate in certain 5 GHz bands are now firmly established in most regions of the world. DFS is a mechanism that allows sharing of spectrum with radar systems operating in the 5250-5350...

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