H.M.S. Communications, Inc.
Icom Product Water Resistance
The Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) for water resistance uses a "0" to "8" scale to define the level of water ingress protection built into each product. If the product was tested in compliance with this standard it is usually listed on the product spec sheet. The various JIS classes are defined below.
JIS "0" No special protection
JIS "1" Vertically dripping
water shall have no harmful effect
JIS "2" Dripping water at an
angle up to 15 degrees from vertical shall have no harmful effect
JIS "3" Falling rain at an
angle up to 60 degrees from vertical shall have no harmful effect
JIS "4" Splashing water from
any direction shall have no harmful effect
JIS "5" Direct jetting water
from any direction shall have no harmful effect
JIS "6" Direct jetting water
from any direction shall not enter the enclosure
JIS "7" Water shall not enter
the enclosure when it is immersed in water under defined conditions
JIS "8" The equipment is
usable for continuous submersion in water under specified pressure
The equipment is usable under relative humidity
of 90% and up
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