IEC-60809 Lamps for road vehicles - Dimensional, electrical and luminous requirements

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IEC 60809:2014+A1:2017+A2:2017 is applicable to replaceable and standardised lamps (filament lamps, discharge lamps and LED light sources) to be used in headlamps, fog-lamps and signalling lamps for road vehicles. In some applications, these lamps may be installed as non-replaceable. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition (1995), its Amendment 1 (1996), its Amendment 2 (2002), its Amendment 3 (2004), its Amendment 4 (2009) and its Amendment 5 (2012). This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) the introduction of requirements for non-replaceable filament lamps;
b) the introduction of requirements for LED light sources.
This consolidated version consists of the first edition (2014), its amendment 1 (2017) and its amendment 2 (2017), and its interpretation sheet 1 (2017). Therefore, no need to order amendment in addition to this publication.



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IEC 60809 Ed. 3.2 b:2017

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Nov. 1, 2017

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