UL listing

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 15:38:13 EDT 2010


UL applies when there is mains power.
With Nanote, if the power supply for charging is UL or CSA
certified, that is the only safety requirement.

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Ron K. Jeffries
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On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 12:32, Daniel Clark <dclark at pobox.com> wrote:
> My friend Scott is interested in designing a remote control power
> device that would be under a libre license.
>
> My company would then seek to have the device manufactured in some quantity.
>
> (This was a result of looking for and not finding any free software
> friendly remote control power devices on the market, or pretty much
> anything except one really sketchy device on the low end.)
>
> These devices are used for out-of-band-management of servers in
> co-location facilities, server rooms etc. Used in combination with
> libre firmware that allows everything to do be done via a serial port,
> and correct OS setup to do the same, you can have near "being there"
> equivalence.
>
> The question of UL listing has come up, and I'd like to know if anyone
> on the list could speak to that.
>
> Specifically:
>
> Do we need it at all?
>
> Can we get around it (eg a kit form with two or three easy to put
> together pieces)?
>
> Has anyone gone through the process, and if so could you tell us what
> your estimated expenses to get the certification were?
>
> I have web searched for this but haven't found any useful references,
> so if you just have useful URLs that would help a lot :-)
>
> Thanks,
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