New edition of IEC 60730-1:2013/A1:2015 published

This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2010. It constitutes a technical revision. This standard is also applicable to relays when used as controls for IEC 60335 appliances.    

The major changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows:
- modification of the title and scope
- revisions to Clause H.26 based on changes in technology, applications, and to improve consistency and layout
- modification to Table H.12 to align with CISPR 22
- revisions to Annex J to correlate the fault modes of thermistors and to exempt thermistors used in conjunction with type 1 controls in SELV low power circuits from the tests specified in Annex J
- new requirements covering battery-powered controls, and the use of batteries in controls
- revision addressing the exclusion of relay faults; - new/updated requirements in Clause 24, for switch mode power supplies
- revisions covering the allowance of screwless-type clamping units complying with IEC 60999-1
- new requirements addressing remotely actuated control functions
- addition of a new/updated leakage current diagram to align the Annex E diagram with the diagram in IEC 60990 and updated requirements for temperature sensing controls.

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