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Standard 1838, Edition 3

Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Systems

UL CSDS Proposal
Standard 1838, Edition 3 Edition Date: February 08, 2012
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Subject 1838

Bulletin Dated: February 8, 2012


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

1. For Preliminary Review Only: Add reference to UL 8750 for LED components

2. For Preliminary Review Only: Revise risk of electric shock definition - interrupted DC limits

3. For Preliminary Review Only: Revise requirements for open holes in enclosures

4. For Preliminary Review Only: Revise requirements for output (secondary) circuit insulation

5. For Preliminary Review Only: Revise Leakage Current Test requirements

6. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarify Rain Test requirements

7. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarify Immersion Test requirements

8. For Preliminary Review Only: Editorial revisions to Short Circuit Test in Section 44

9. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarify marking requirements for power units

10. For Preliminary Review Only: Simplification of luminaire markings in Clause 56

11. For Preliminary Review Only: Clarification of Abnormal Operations Test for tungsten halogen luminaires in Clause 62

12. For Preliminary Review Only: Revisions to Pond and Small Decorative Fountain Luminaires and Fittings in Part 4

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