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Austest Expands CB Safety Accreditation Scope

Following a recent successful CB Scheme audit of our Sydney lab, Austest Laboratories has expanded the scope of safety standards to…

Mon, 22 Mar 2010  |  Read more

New Australian Standards for extension ports on telecommunications products

The Communications Alliance (new name for ACIF), has produced new versions of AS/ACIF S003 relating to FXS and extension ports…

Wed, 17 Mar 2010  |  Read more

Approval Requirements for Grid Connect Inverters in Australia

We’re often asked about the approval requirements for grid connect inverters, which seem to be the hot product for 2010 (along…

Thu, 4 Mar 2010  |  Read more

Australian non-compliant or incorrectly labelled telecommunications and electrical products

From time to time we hear of importers selling untested or non compliant products in the Australian market, ranging from…

Mon, 8 Feb 2010  |  Read more

MEPS Requirements for Sth Korea

MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standards) Approval for power adaptors and batters chargers became mandatory in Korea from the 1st of…

Tue, 12 Jan 2010  |  Read more

New DSL Standards for Australia

The ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) registered an amendment to their Telecommunications Labelling (Customer Equipment and Customer Cabling) on the…

Tue, 5 Jan 2010  |  Read more

WiMax Customer Premises Equipment Requirements in Australia, Summary

WiMax approval for imported devices is not possible in Australia at the moment as the ACMA have not established a…

Tue, 15 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Christmas & New Year Holiday Hours

Approvals/Consulting:  Approval Specialists will be open over the holiday season with the exception of public holidays Test Labs: Austest Labs will…

Tue, 15 Dec 2009  |  Read more

VCCI Japan enforce EMC emission limits above 1GHz….eventually

VCCI Council will commence enforcement of radiated disturbance limits above 1GHz for products subject to conformity verification report filing on and after October…

Mon, 14 Dec 2009  |  Read more

South Korea customs clearance procedure changes for Telecommunications and Radiocomms devices

Effective 1 Jan 2010, the Korea Customs Service has amended customs importation procedures for all products falling under the scope of…

Sun, 13 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Independent of Host module certification in Japan

Independent of Host (IOH) module certification in Japan for either wireless or wireline devices is subject to the following conditions: –…

Sat, 12 Dec 2009  |  Read more

RoHS Testing for CE Marking at Austest Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide

Austest Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide can now perform RoHS testing of electrical components and printed circuit boards for manufacturers and…

Thu, 10 Dec 2009  |  Read more

Latest Taiwan Approval Requirements for WWAN devices

Here’s a summary of NCC  approval requirements for Wireless Lan devices Firstly, it’s important to note that Notebook PCs equipped with WLAN,…

Thu, 10 Dec 2009  |  Read more

ACMA Carrier Acceptance of IMT-2000/3G and GSM Mobile Devices slightly more pragmatic

A-Tick compliance of GSM and 3G devices in Australia requires testing to the relevant ACMA standards, carrier acceptance, the compilation…

Sun, 15 Nov 2009  |  Read more

Harvest Labs expands New Zealand Chorus Telepermit Testing to include VDSL2

Harvest adds VDSL2 to Chorus New Zealand telecommunications testing scope

Sun, 1 Nov 2009  |  Read more