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Adding up emissions, EMCJ Oct 97
Wouldn't it be nice if we could use CE marked components and sub-assemblies to construct products and be confident that they would meet the EMC Directive! This is something of a holy grail for manufacturers of one-off and limited production products such as some computers and most industrial controls.
This article briefly describes how to achieve this most desirable objective.
It also describes how in the future it should be possible to achieve EMC due diligence merely by selecting the components and subassemblies to be used from a floppy disc or CD-ROM, along with making sure that assembly and service staff follow EMC instructions.
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