You are on page 1of 4

Eli

Evaluating the asymmetric and small foot print receivers, I cannot see any that
you have EMC problems with your receiver, not emissions sources and not
Emission receptors that may influence on the operation mode.
But there are some good practice rules to use during ant design, especially the first
clause.

Your circuit is considered as SELV, apart the Safety considerations, I cannot see
any obstacles, when ready we will add it to the CB reports of the OfficeMat and
PortableMat,

1. Avoid and minimize ground loops and signal loops. Each signal has its
return, using common return for signals creates ground loops. Eliminate
Ground Loops. In your circuit there is only isolated ground, but still loops may
exist. See examples. Note that VCC and Grounds should have the same
consideration.

2. Decouple VCC lines with 0.1μF capacitor

1

Signal with sharp edges (short rise and fall time) see its spectrum. Use low pass filter on power lines to reduce harmonics. 4. 2 . See the below signal emission the above with sharp rise time and the below with wide rise fall time. 5. Use VCC and GND plans as much as possible in order to reduce loop and as decoupling. sharp edges produce wide HF spectra and also reduces crosstalk. Maximize rise and fall time on signals. 3. this may leads to excessive RF emission Same signal with longer rise and fall time see its spectrum.

UL94V-1. 3 . a 2 oz/square-feet or 3 oz/square-feet type of PCB is preferred. Plastic of enclosure flammability rating UL94V-0. it is always advisable to use a bigger value due to the tolerance and variation of the PCB processes. 105°C 4. 1. Conductor Thickness and Width The PCB conductor thickness and width will determine the current carrying capacity of the track. Many electronics hobbyist prefer to solder a thick cooper conductor on the PCB track to increase the current carrying capacity of the track. PCB Design Electrical Clearance 3. temperature rated min. All components in SELV are mounted on PCB having flammability rating min. However. 2. If higher current carrying capacity is required.Safety Considerations:. The IPC standard for the conductor thickness and width of the common 1 oz/square-feet PCB is as shown below.

5. Short circuit 5. Under voltage .4.Overcharging 5. Pressure build up inside the cell 5.5.Exceeding the cell temperature limit 5. Over voltage . Battery protection should address the following undesired events or conditions: 5.8.Exceeding preset depth of discharge (DOD) limits 5. Overheating .7.2. Abuse 4 . Excessive current during charging or discharging.9. 5.1. System isolation in case of an accident 5.3. High ambient temperature 5.6.