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Ingress Protection (IP) Basics of Dust and Water standard AS 60529
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:38:07

It should be self-evident that enclosures and items designed to be used outside or in harsh environmental conditions, should be designed to prevent water and dust ingress, but how do you know a product or enclosure really meets the ratings asserted by the ...

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EMC CISPR22 and CISPR13 to be replaced with CISPR32
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:46:34

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment, while others made Information technology equipment, with crossovers between the two categories rare. Fast forward and the line between Audio Visual devices and computers is extremely blurred, with AV integrating ...

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See us at AUSPAC 2017, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park 7 ? 10 March
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:37:04

AUSPAC 2017 is Australasia’s all encompassing exhibition for food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industry event with more than 350 exhibitors. The immense show floor is packed with machinery in action, interactive displays, net...

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Radio Equipment Directive for European CE Mark (RED)
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:25:13

Manufacturers placing new or currently RTTED-compliant products on the market from 13 Jun 2017 onwards must ensure that products comply with the new RED requirements. The European Union adopted a new set of rules for placing radio equipment on the European...

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Austest expands MIL Standard 461E/F and CE106 and CS106 to accredited scope
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:27:42

This accreditation update extends our MIL-STD-461E/F at our Castle Hill facilities to meet our clients testing needs. CE106 accreditation to 40 GHz allows us to test radio modules located within Defence equipment including HF, VHF/UHF, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and...

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Energy Efficiency Testing (MEPS)

Austest performs energy efficiency testing to satisfy the requirements of the Australian Government's Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and New Zealand’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority legislation for the following product types:

  • Performance testing
  • Power consumption testing
  • MEPS testing
  • VEET testing
  • IPART testing

Performance testing

  • Performance of Clothes Washing Machines to AS/NZS 2040:2005
  • Performance of Dishwashers to AS/NZS 2007:2005
  • Performance of Rotary Clothes Dryers to AS/NZS 2442:2000

Power consumption testing

  • External power supplies and battery chargers to AS/NZS 4665
  • Power consumption of audio, video and related equipment to AS/NZS 62087.1
  • Digital television set-top boxes to AS/NZS 62087.2.1

MEPS testing

  • MEPS television sets to AS/NZS 62087.2.2
  • Measurement of standby power on household electrical appliances to AS/NZS 62301
  • Information Technology Equipment Energy Performance of Computers AS/NZS 5813:2012
  • Information Technology Equipment Energy Performance of Internal a.c.-d.c. and d.c.-d.c. power supplies AS/NZS 5814.1

VEET testing

  • VEET Testing to Victorian State Government requirements for power boards and EPODS
  • VEET testing for Lamp Circuit Power

Energy Efficient Washing machine

MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standards)
MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standards)