BS EN 60118-13:2005 - Electroacoustics. Hearing aids. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)

BS EN 60118-13:2005

Electroacoustics. Hearing aids. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : October 2005 Replaced By : BS EN 60118-13:2011
Conformity to regulation : Designated

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Covers all relevant EMC phenomena for hearing aids. EMC phenomena, such as RF emission and electrostatic discharge, are not currently known to be a significant problem in connection with hearing aids and are therefore not dealt with. Based on new knowledge, they could be considered in connection with future revisions or extensions of this standard. Hearing aid immunity to high frequency electromagnetic fields originating from wireless telephone systems is currently identified as the only relevant EMC phenomena regarding hearing aids. IEC 61000-4-3 is the basis for relevant EMC tests to be conducted on hearing aids. Measurement methods and acceptance levels are described in this standard. For the purpose of this part of IEC 60118, two immunity classes of hearing aids are defined related to their use. "Bystander compatible" is defined as a situation, which ensures that a hearing aid is usable in environments where digital wireless devices are in operation in the proximity of the hearing aid wearer. "User compatible" hearing aids will ensure that a hearing aid is usable when the hearing aid wearer is using a digital wireless device at the wearer´s own aided ear. Measurement methods for hearing aids with non-acoustic outputs and for hearing aids connected to other equipment by cables are not given in this standard.

Standard NumberBS EN 60118-13:2005
TitleElectroacoustics. Hearing aids. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date25 October 2005
Conformity to regulationDesignated
Withdrawn Date31 August 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 61000-4-3:2002, EN 60118-2:1995, IEC 61000-4-20, IEC 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-20:2003, IEC 60126, HD 305 S1:1977, EN 60118-0:1993, IEC 60118-2, IEC 60118-0, IEC 60118-7, EN 60118-7:1993
Informative References(Provided for Information)ANSI C63.19:2001, 93/42/EEC, IEC 60118-4:1981
Replaced ByBS EN 60118-13:2011
ReplacesBS EN 60118-13:1998, IEC 60118-13:1997
International RelationshipsIEC 60118-13:2004,EN 60118-13 (IEC 60118-13:2004
Draft Superseded By00/203722 DC
DescriptorsRadio disturbances, Radiofrequencies, Acceptance (approval), Radiocommunication, Compatibility, Field strength (electric), Electromagnetic fields, Hearing aids, Digital signals, Noise (spurious signals), Telephone systems, Electromagnetic compatibility, Testing conditions, Electrical wave measurement, Performance testing Immunity
Title in FrenchElectroacoustique. Appareils de correction auditive. Compatibilite electromagnetique (CEM)
Title in GermanAkustik. Hoergeraete. Elektromagnetische Vertraeglichkeit (EMV)
ISBN0 580 46515 2
File Size5.315 MB

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