6 Things to Know About Leakage Current in Medical Devices

6 Things to Know About Leakage Current

Safety is critical in medical devices, so mitigating leakage current, a primary source of shock hazards, is an important part of your design. One way to do that is by using a certified medical power supply.   What is leakage current? Leakage current is an electrical current flowing along an unwanted path instead of its intended circuit […]

What Does MOOP and MOPP Mean for Medical Power Supplies?

Table of EN 60601-1 Means of Protection requirements

Means of Protection MOP, MOOP, and MOPP — these might sound like muppet names, but they are actually at the heart of medical device design. The purpose of a medical device is to help a patient be well, so the device should not do harm. In medical device design, MOP stands for Means of Protection […]