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IEC 60598-2-14 Testing

Luminaires for cold cathode tubular discharge lamps (neon tubes) and similar equipment

IEC 60598-2-14 Scope:

IEC 60598 2 14 and EN 60598 2 14 testing applies to luminaires for cold cathode tubular discharge lamps and similar equipment, operating on a no-load rated output voltage over 1 000 V but not exceeding 10 000 V, mainly used for general lighting, for indoor or outdoor applications and for supply voltages up to 1 000 V.

NOTE: In Japan, the output voltage of 15 000 V is acceptable.

IEC 60598-2-14 covers luminaires incorporating luminous-discharge tubes and supply units, of fixed or portable type, supplied by high, mains or ELV voltages by transformers, inverters or converters.

EN 60598-2-14 does not cover luminaires for luminous-discharge tubes operating at rated voltages not exceeding 1 000 V (pre-heated cathodes), for which reference is made to the relevant part 2 of IEC 60598, and luminous discharge tube luminaires to be assembled in site as an electrical lighting system, for which regional wiring rules apply. This standard is read in conjunction with those sections of Part 1 to which reference is made.

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Related Standards:

IEC 60598-2-1 Fixed general purpose luminaires

IEC 60598-2-2 Recessed luminaires

IEC 60598-2-3 Luminaires for road and street lighting

IEC 60598-2-4 Portable general purpose luminaires

IEC 60598-2-5 Floodlights

IEC 60598-2-7 Portable luminaires for garden use

IEC 60598-2-8 Handlamps

IEC 60598-2-9 Photo and film luminaires (non-professional)

IEC 60598-2-10 Portable luminaires for children

IEC 60598-2-11 Aquarium luminaires

IEC 60598-2-12 Mains socket-outlet mounted nightlights

IEC 60598-2-13 Ground recessed luminaires

IEC 60598-2-18 Luminaires for swimming pools and similar applications

IEC 60598-2-19 Air-handling luminaires (safety requirements)

IEC 60598-2-20 Lighting chains

IEC 60598-2-21 Rope lights

IEC 60598-2-22 Luminaires for emergency lighting

IEC 60598-2-23 Extra low voltage lighting systems for filament lamps

IEC 60598-2-24 Luminaires with limited surface temperatures

IEC 60598-2-25 Luminaires for use in clinical areas of hospitals and health care buildings