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SIST EN 60065:2003/A11:2009
Avdio, video in sorodni elektronski aparati - Varnostne zahteve
Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus - Safety requirements
Audio-, Video- und ähnliche elektronische Geräte - Sicherheitsanforderungen

Appareils audio, vidéo et appareils électroniques analogues - Exigences de sécurité

Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 60065:2002/A11:2008
33.160.01 Avdio, video in avdiovizualni Audio, video and audiovisual
sistemi na splošno systems in general
SIST EN 60065:2003/A11:2009 en,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 60065:2003/A11:2009
EN 60065/A11
November 2008
ICS 97.020
English version
Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus -
Safety requirements
Appareils audio, vidéo et Audio-, Video- und
appareils électroniques analogues - ähnliche elektronische Geräte -
Exigences de sécurité Sicherheitsanforderungen

This amendment A11 modifies the European Standard EN 60065:2002; it was approved by CENELEC on

2008-07-01. CENELEC members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which

stipulate the conditions for giving this amendment the status of a national standard without any alteration.

Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on

application to the Central Secretariat or to any CENELEC member.

This amendment exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language

made by translation under the responsibility of a CENELEC member into its own language and notified to the

Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

CENELEC members are the national electrotechnical committees of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the

Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,

Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
Comité Européen de Normalisation Electrotechnique
Europäisches Komitee für Elektrotechnische Normung
Central Secretariat: rue de Stassart 35, B - 1050 Brussels

© 2008 CENELEC - All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved worldwide for CENELEC members.

Ref. No. EN 60065:2002/A11:2008 E
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This amendment to the European Standard EN 60065:2002 was prepared by the Technical

Committee CENELEC TC 108X, Safety of electronic equipment within the fields of audio/video,

information technology and communication technology.

The text of the draft was submitted to the Unique Acceptance Procedure and was approved by

CENELEC as amendment A11 to EN 60065:2002 on 2008-07-01.
The following dates were fixed:
– latest date by which the amendment has to be implemented
at national level by publication of an identical
national standard or by endorsement (dop) 2009-07-01
– latest date by which the national standards conflicting
with the amendment have to be withdrawn (dow) 2010-07-01

Clauses, subclauses, notes, tables and figures which are additional to those in IEC 60065 are prefixed

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2 Definitions
2.2 Types of apparatus
Add after the definition 2.2.12 the following new definition:
small battery powered audio equipment:
• whose prime purpose is to listen to recorded or broadcasted sound; and

• that uses headphones or earphones that can be worn in or on or around the ears; and

• that allows the user to walk around

NOTE Examples are mini-disk or CD players, MP3 audio players or similar equipment.

Modify indent za) as follows:

za) For a PORTABLE SOUND SYSTEM, a warning that excessive sound pressure from earphones and

headphones can cause hearing loss.
6.1 Replace the entire subclause in EN 60065:2002 and EN 60065:2002/A1:2006 by:
6.1 Ionizing radiation

Apparatus including a potential source of ionizing radiation shall be so constructed that personal

protection against ionizing radiation is provided under normal operating conditions and under fault

Compliance is checked by measurement under the following conditions:

In addition to the normal operating conditions, all controls adjustable from the outside BY HAND, by

any object such as a tool or a coin, and those internal adjustments or pre-sets which are not locked in

a reliable manner, are adjusted so as to give maximum radiation whilst maintaining an intelligible

picture for 1 h, at the end of which the measurement is made.
NOTE 1 Soldered joints and paint lockings are examples of adequate locking.

The dose-rate is determined by means of a radiation monitor with an effective area of 10 cm², at any

point 10 cm from the outer surface of the apparatus.

Moreover, the measurement shall be made under fault conditions causing an increase of the

high-voltage, provided an intelligible picture is maintained for 1 h, at the end of which the

measurement is made.

The dose-rate shall not exceed 1µSv/h (0,1 mR/h) taking account of the background level.

NOTE 2 These values appear in Directive 96/29/Euratom of 13 May 1996.
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A picture is considered to be intelligible if the following conditions are met:
- a scanning amplitude of at least 70 % of the usable screen width;

- a minimum luminance of 50 cd/m² with locked blank raster provided by a test generator;

- a horizontal resolution corresponding to at least 1,5 MHz in the centre, with a similar vertical

- not more than one flashover per 5 min.
Add the following new clause after Clause 20:
Z1 Resistance to candle flame ignition

A television set shall be so designed that the likelihood of ignition and the spread of fire caused by a

candle flame is reduced.

NOTE 1 An apparatus with a viewing screen is not regarded to be a television set if it is declared not to be so by the

This requirement does not apply to the display screen of rear projection TV’s.

NOTE 2 This exemption has been allowed because this technology is falling out of use and it is expected that within a few

years it will no longer exist. This exemption will not be extended to other technologies.

NOTE 3 The frame around the screen is not exempted from the requirements.

Wood and WOOD-BASED MATERIAL with a thickness of at least 6 mm is considered to fulfil the V-1

requirement when applying CLC/TS 62441.
Compliance is checked according to CLC/TS 62441.

NOTE 4 The term vertical, as used in the first dash of clause 5.2 of CLC/TS 62441, does not mean a perfectly vertical

position. It should be interpreted as any surface that can be touched by the flame of a candle of 150 mm height and 20 mm

diameter while the candle is still touching the supporting surface. A typical candle used in the home is assumed to be 20 mm


NOTE 5 It is expected that CLC/TS 62441 will in the future be replaced by a standard, at which time that standard will become

applicable, subject to a vote by National Committees at the time.
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Replace the entire Annex ZA by the following.
Annex ZA
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated

references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced

document (including any amendments) applies.

NOTE When an international publication has been modified by common modifications, indicated by (mod), the relevant EN/HD

Publication Date Title EN/HD Date
- - Audio, video and similar electronic EN 50333 2001
apparatus - Routine electrical safety
testing in production
IEC 60027 Series Letter symbols to be used in EN 60027 Series
electrical technology
IEC 60038 2002 IEC standard voltages - -
IEC 60068-2-6 1995 Environmental testing -
+ corr. March 1995 Part 2: Tests - Test Fc: Vibration EN 60068-2-6 1995
IEC 60068-2-32 1975 Environmental testing - EN 60068-2-32 1993
Part 2: Tests - Test Ed: Free fall
IEC 60068-2-75 1997 Environmental testing - EN 60068-2-75 1997
Part 2: Tests - Test Eh: Hammer
IEC 60068-2-78 2001 Environmental testing - EN 60068-2-78 2001
Part 2: Tests - Test Cab: Damp
heat, steady state
IEC 60085 2004 Electrical insulation - Thermal EN 60085 2004
IEC 60086-4 2000 Primary batteries - EN 60086-4 2000
Part 4: Safety of lithium batteries
IEC 60112 2003 Method for the determination of the EN 60112 2003
proof and the comparative tracking
indices of solid insulating materials
IEC 60127 Series Miniature fuses EN 60127 Series
IEC 60167 1964 Methods of test for the determination HD 568 S1 1990
of the insulation resistance of solid
insulating materials
EN 60068-2-32 includes A2:1990 to IEC 60068-2-32.
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Publication Date Title EN/HD Date
IEC 60216 Series Electrical insulating materials - EN 60216 Series
Thermal endurance properties
IEC 60227 (mod) Series Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables of - -
rated voltages up to and including
450/750 V
IEC 60245 (mod) Series Rubber insulated cables - Rated - -
voltages up to and including
450/750 V
IEC 60249-2 Series Base materials for printed circuits - EN 60249-2 Series
Part 2: Specifications
IEC 60268-1 1985 Sound system equipment - HD 483.1 S2 1989
Part 1: General
IEC 60317 Series Specifications for particular types of EN 60317 Series
winding wires
IEC 60320 Series Appliance couplers for household EN 60320 Series
and similar general purposes
IEC 60335-1 (mod) 2001 Household and similar electrical EN 60335-1 2002
A1 2004 appliances - Safety - A1 2004
Part 1: General requirements + corr. January 2007
A2 + corr. August 2006 A2 2006
+ A11 2004
+ A12 2006
IEC 60384-1 (mod) 1999 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic EN 60384-1 2001
equipment -
Part 1: Generic specification
IEC 60384-14 2005 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic EN 60384-14 2005
equipment -
Part 14: Sectional specification:
Fixed capacitors for electromagnetic
interference suppression and
connection to the supply mains
IEC 60417 Data- Graphical symbols for use on - -
base equipment
IEC 60454 Series Press

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