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CE compliance

Easter picture post

Jimmy’s sent over a some pictures taken during the setup for a couple of last week’s tests. I know a lot of you were interested in seeing what the inside of an anechoic testing chamber looks like. When you’re done geeking out, scroll down to the bottom for a bonus picture from a pub toilet.... Continue reading

Testing’s done!

Good news! We just received confirmation that the Raspberry Pi has passed EMC testing without requiring any hardware modifications. As you may know, we’ve had periods booked in a testing chamber at Panasonic’s facility in South Wales for the whole week. Jimmy, Craig and Gareth from Gainspeed, our EMC consultants (with assistance from Phil the EMC lab manager,... Continue reading

An update on CE compliance

Update 23.45pm Mar 30: minor changes to the article to reflect the fact that recent versions of the BeagleBoard-xM appear to have acquired a CE mark. Update, 8.40pm Mar 28: element14 have put out a new update to their FAQ, enlarging on what’s happening with CE compliance. It’s well worth a read – head on... Continue reading

Compliance testing

Some people have been in touch to ask about an email they’ve received from RS Components, talking about compliance testing and Raspberry Pi. The compliance testing referred to here relates to assessing the device’s electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), and in particular the extent to which it generates unacceptable levels of electromagnetic noise. EMC testing is a... Continue reading