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Reference EN 61243-2:1997/A2:2002
Title Live working - Voltage detectors - Part 2: Resistive type to be used for voltages of 1 kV to 36 kV a.c.
Project Number 14330
Abstract/Scope Is applicable to portable voltage detectors with or without a built-in power source to be used on electrical systems for voltages of 1 kV to 36 kV a.c., and frequencies from 15 Hz to 60 Hz. This part applies only to resistive voltage detectors used in contact with the part to be tested, as a single unit or as a separate device completed by an adaptable insulating pole covered in EN 60855 or EN E1235. Other types of voltage detectors are not covered by this part of standard.Capacitive voltage detectros are covered in EN 61243-1.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2002-08-08
Current Stage code deadline 2003-04-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 78
Reference Document IEC 61243-2:1995/A2:2002 (EQV)
ICS 13.260 - Protection against electric shock
29.240 - Power transmission and distribution networks
29.260.99 - Other electrical equipment for working in special conditions
Keywords Live working; Voltage detector; Resistive type
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6060 2002-08-08 2003-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2002-07-01 2002-11-01  
5061 2002-05-24 2002-07-01  
5020 2002-01-25 2002-03-29  
4099 2002-01-22 2002-01-25  
4020 2001-02-16 2001-07-13  
3099 2001-02-13 2001-02-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2002-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2002-08-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2002-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2005-07-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60417-1:2000

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.