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IEC publishes new Parts of IEC 62386 standard

March 27, 2018

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published four new Parts of IEC 62386, the global DALI standard. Published Parts of IEC 62386 can be purchased by visiting the IEC website.

In March 2018, IEC published three new Parts that all include particular requirements for control gear:

  • Part 217: Thermal gear protection (device type 16)
  • Part 218: Dimming curve selection (device type 17)
  • Part 224: Non-replaceable light source (device type 23)

In December 2017, a new Part was published describing particular requirements for control devices:

  • Part 332: Input devices – Feedback

All these new Parts are published as part of DALI-2, which is the latest version of the DALI standard IEC 62386. The status of different Parts can be seen in the diagram below, and further information is available here:

>> DALI standard IEC 62386

DiiA’s role is to develop test-sequence software that enables companies to show compliance of their products with different Parts of the DALI-2 standard.