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Adding up emissions, Conformity, 11 April 2002
Wouldn't it be nice if we could use CE marked components to construct products and be confident that they would meet the EMC Directive, without any EMC testing?
This is something of a holy grail for manufacturers of one-off and limited production products such as some computers and most industrial control systems, and for companies who construct large systems, machines and installations of any type.
This article briefly describes how to achieve this most desirable objective, using the RSS method on data from component suppliers in a simple spreadsheet you can create yourself.
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