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IEC 61010-2-033

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use – Part 2-033: Particular requirements for hand-held multimeters for domestic and professional use, capable of measuring MAINS voltage

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 June 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 90
ICS Code (Electrical and electronic testing): 19.080
ICS Code (Chemical laboratories. Laboratory equipment): 71.040.10
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Scope and object

Equipment included in scope

This part of IEC 61010 specifies safety requirements for hand-held multimeters for domestic and professional use, capable of measuring MAINS.

Hand-held multimeters are multi-range multifunction measuring instruments intended to measure voltage and other electrical quantities such as resistance or current. Their primary purpose is to measure voltage on a live MAINS. They are suitable to be supported by one hand during NORMAL USE.

Equipment excluded from scope

aa) IEC 61557-1 to IEC 61557-12, Electrical safety in low voltage distribution systems up to 1 000 V a.c. and 1 500 V d.c. - Equipment for testing, measuring or monitoring of protective measures

HAND-HELD EQUIPMENT such as oscilloscopes, wattmeters, process control multimeters not RATED for measuring voltage on a live MAINS, clamp multimeters and communications test sets are not within the scope of this document.

Aspects included in scope

Requirements for protection against HAZARDS resulting from NORMAL USE and REASONABLY FORESEEABLE MISUSE of measuring circuits are given in Clause 101.

Requirements for reliance on the displayed value are given in Clause 102.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document History

IEC 61010-2-033
June 1, 2019
Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use – Part 2-033: Particular requirements for hand-held multimeters for domestic and professional use, capable of measuring MAINS voltage
Scope and object Equipment included in scope This part of IEC 61010 specifies safety requirements for hand-held multimeters for domestic and professional use, capable of measuring MAINS. Hand-held...
April 1, 2012
Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use – Part 2-033: Particular requirements for HAND-HELD MULTIMETERS and other METERS, for domestic and professional use, capable of measuring MAINS voltage
Scope and object This clause of Part 1 is applicable except as follows:  Equipment included in scope Replacement: Replace the existing text with the following: This part of IEC 61010 specifies...

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