[1598] FCC Part 15 requirements for pedals

Date: July 14th, 2014 | Comments : none | Categories: DIY.

EHX Part 15 compliance

Over EIGHT years ago, I posted a note over at DIYstompboxes about testing requirements for digital devices, including guitar effects pedals. This subject has come to attention more recently as several manufacturers have been fined large sums of money for not complying with the rules.


Shown above is a label from a recent EHX box with the compliance statement on the back panel.

More reading: http://www.diystompboxes.com/smfforum/index.php?topic=107145.0

Update: In November 2017, the rules of FCC Part 15 were changed. Much of the info in the above link is now outdated. Some basic info about the revisions:

https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/a-primer-on-fcc-radio-frequency-device-equipment-authorization-rules.html

FCC Rules on Unintentional Radiators: https://bit.ly/2G4mb1L

 

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