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DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE

About DKE

The DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE is a modern, non-profit service organization which ensures that electricity is generated, distributed and used in a safe and rational manner, thereby serving the good of the community at large.

The DKE is

  • the national organization responsible for the creation and maintenance of standards and safety specifications covering the areas of electrical engineering, electronics and information technology in Germany.
  • a joint organization of DIN German Institute for Standardization (DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.) and the VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE VERBAND DER ELEKTROTECHNIK ELEKTRONIK INFORMATIONSTECHNIK e.V.). The VDE is responsible for the daily operations of the DKE.
  • the German member of IEC International Electrotechnical Commission, Geneva, and CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, Brussels.
  • the national standardization organization (NSO), responsible for Germany, of ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute, Sophia Antipolis.

The results of DKE work form an integral part of the German collection of standards. As VDE specifications its electrotechnical safety standards also form the VDE Specifications Code of safety standards.

How is DKE composed?

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DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies
Michael Teigeler

Stresemannallee 15
60596 Frankfurt

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New projects
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DIN IEC 60335-1/A104 2024-05-17 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 1: General requirements (IEC 61/7233/CDV:2024); Text in German and English More  Comment 
DIN IEC 60335-1/A105 2024-05-17 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 1: General requirements (IEC 61/7234/CDV:2024); Text in German and English More  Comment 
DIN IEC 60335-1/A106 2024-05-17 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 1: General requirements (IEC 61/7235/CDV:2024); Text in German and English More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN IEC 61558-2-23 ; VDE 0570-2-23:2024-07 2024-07 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof - Part 2-23: Particular requirements and tests for transformers and power supply units for construction sites (IEC 96/563/CDV:2022); German and English version prEN IEC 61558-2-23:2022 More 
DIN EN IEC 60851-3 ; VDE 0474-851-3:2024-07 2024-07 Winding wires - Test methods - Part 3: Mechanical properties (IEC 55/1938/CDV:2023); German and English version prEN IEC 60851-3:2023 More 
DIN EN IEC 61558-2-9 ; VDE 0570-2-9:2024-07 2024-07 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof - Part 2-9: Particular requirements and tests for transformers and power supply units for class III handlamps (IEC 96/566/CDV:2023); German and English version prEN IEC 61558-2-9:2023 More 

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN IEC 60794-1-111 ; VDE 0888-100-111:2024-07 2024-07 Standard Optical fibre cables - Part 1-111: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - Mechanical tests methods - Bend, method E11 (IEC 60794-1-111:2023); German version EN IEC 60794-1-111:2023 More  Order from DIN Media
DIN EN IEC 60601-2-43 Berichtigung 1 ; VDE 0750-2-43 Berichtigung 1:2024-07 2024-07 Standard Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-43: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of X-ray equipment for interventional procedures (IEC 60601-2-43:2022); German version EN IEC 60601-2-43:2023; Corrigendum 1 More  Order from DIN Media
DIN EN IEC 60335-2-7 ; VDE 0700-7:2024-07 2024-07 Standard Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-7: Particular requirements for washing machines (IEC 60335-2-7:2019, modified); German version EN IEC 60335-2-7:2023 + A11:2023 More  Order from DIN Media

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN EN 50407-3 ; VDE 0819-407-3:2014-12 2024-05-31 Multi-pair cables used in high bit rate digital access telecommunications networks - Part 3: Indoor multi-pair/quad riser cables up to 100 MHz for maximum length of connection 100 m supporting universal services, xDSL and applications up to 100 Mbit/s over IP; German version EN 50407-3:2014 More  Comment 
DIN EN 60598-2-9/A1 ; VDE 0711-209/A1:1996-03 2024-06-30 Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements; section 9: Photo and film luminaires (non-professional) (IEC 60598-2-9:1987/A1:1993); German version EN 60598-2-9/A1:1994 More  Comment 
DIN EN 50551-1 2024-07-31 Simplex and duplex cables for use in terminated cable assemblies - Part 1: Blank Detail Specification and minimum requirements; German version EN 50551-1:2019 More  Comment 

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