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BS EN 60950-1 : 2006

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT - SAFETY - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

30-09-2014

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2006

INTRODUCTION
0 Principles of safety
1 General
2 Protection from hazards
3 Wiring, connections and supply
4 Physical requirements
5 Electrical requirements and simulated abnormal
  conditions
6 Connection to telecommunication networks
7 Connection to cable distribution systems
Annex A (normative) - Tests for resistance to heat and fire
Annex B (normative) - Motor tests under abnormal conditions
Annex C (normative) - Transformers
Annex D (normative) - Measuring instruments for touch current
        tests
Annex E (normative) - Temperature rise of a winding
Annex F (normative) - Measurement of clearances and creepage
        distances
Annex G (normative) - Alternative method for determining
        minimum clearances
Annex H (normative) - Ionizing radiation
Annex J (normative) - Table of electrochemical potentials
Annex K (normative) - Thermal controls
Annex L (normative) - Normal load conditions for some types
        of electrical business equipment
Annex M (normative) - Criteria for telephone ringing signals
Annex N (normative) - Impulse test generators
Annex P (normative) - Normative references
Annex Q (normative) - Voltage dependent resistors (VDRs)
Annex R (informative) - Examples of requirements for quality
        control programmes
Annex S (informative) - Procedure for impulse testing
Annex T (informative) - Guidance on protection against ingress
        of water
Annex U (normative) - Insulated winding wires for use without
        interleaved insulation
Annex V (normative) - AC power distribution systems
Annex W (informative) - Summation of touch currents
Annex X (informative) - Maximum heating effect in transformer
        tests
Annex Y (normative) - Ultraviolet light conditioning test
Annex Z (informative) - Overvoltage categories
Annex AA (normative) - Mandrel test
Annex BB (informative) - Changes in the second edition
Annex CC (normative) - Evaluation of integrated circuit (IC)
         current limiters
Annex DD (normative) - Requirements for the mounting means of
         rack-mounted equipment
Annex EE (normative) - Household and home/office document/media
         shredders
Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to international
         publications with their corresponding European
         publications
Annex ZB (normative) - Special national conditions
Annex ZC (informative) - A-deviations
Annex ZD (informative) - IEC and CENELEC code designations
         for flexible cords
Annex Zx (informative) - Significance of L[Aeq,T] in EN 50332-1
         and additional information
Bibliography
Index

Pertains to mains-powered or battery-powered information technology equipment, including electrical business equipment and associated equipment, with a RATED VOLTAGE not exceeding 600 V.

Committee
EPL/108
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS EN 60950 & BS 7002(1992). (03/2002) Supersedes 04/30097421 DC. (05/2006) Supersedes 07/30171230 DC. (04/2010) 2006 Edition Re-Issued in October 2013 & incorporates AMD 2 2013. Supersedes 12/30239881 DC & 12/30258456 DC.(11/2013) Superseded by BS EN 62368-1 but remains current and will be withdrawn on 20/06/2019. (09/2014)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
340
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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