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Standard 1838, Edition 3

Standard for Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 1838, Edition 3 Edition Date: March 16, 2012
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Subject 1838

Bulletin Dated: March 16, 2012


The following changes in requirements to the Standard for Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems, UL 1838, are being proposed:

1. Add reference to UL 8750 for LED components

2. Revise risk of electric shock definition - interrupted DC limits

3. Revise requirements for open holes in enclosures

4. Revise requirements for output (secondary) circuit insulation

5. Revise Leakage Current Test requirements

6. Clarify Rain Test requirements

7. Clarify Immersion Test requirements

8. Editorial revisions to Short Circuit Test in Section 44

9. Clarify marking requirements for power units

10. Simplification of luminaire markings in Clause 56

11. Clarification of Abnormal Operations Test for tungsten halogen luminaires in Clause 62

12. Revisions to Pond and Small Decorative Fountain Luminaires and Fittings in Part 4

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