Austest gains accreditation for USA and Canadian telecommunications standards TIA-968B and CS-03

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Austest Laboratories Sydney is proud to announce the following increases to our scope of accredited testing for telecommunications equipment; ANSI / TIA-968B Industry Canada CS-03 Austest Laboratories is the only lab in Australia and New Zealand accredited for testing to these standards, which assist manufacturers in gaining approval to the lucrative North American markets for telecommunications...

Austest gains accreditation for electrical safety of Portable Inverters, Sewing Machines and Commercial Kitchen Machines

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Austest Laboratories Sydney is proud to announce the following increases to our scope of accredited testing; AS/NZS 4763:2011 Electrical safety of portable inverters  AS/NZS 60335.2.28 Electrical Safety of Sewing Machines  AS/NZS 60335.2.64 Electrical Safety of Commercial Electric Kitchen Machines These accreditations support electrical safety applications for clients seeking to use the RCM...

RCM (Regulatory Compliance Mark) Explained, a brief guide to upcoming Electrical equipment approvals in Australia

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From July 2012 (this start date is likely to be delayed), March 2013, the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) in Australia will introduce a new Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS).  Primary advocates for the new scheme are the Queensland and Victorian  electrical safety regulators, whose role of issuing safety certificates in Australia has significantly decreased since the...

NBN Co finally release analog interface specifications

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Australia’s NBN Co has released the following specifications relating to the Alcatel Network Termination Device used for homes and businesses to connect to Australian National Broadband Network (NBN):  UNI-V Functional Specification UNI-V Electrical Specification Both standards can be downloaded from here:   (they are the last documents in the list). While the analog port of the UNI-V has...