Audio and Video Product testing

QIMA offers laboratory testing services for a wide range of audio and video products including professional equipment and entertainment products to help manufacturers and brands to meet regulatory requirements and achieve product compliance.

QC Tailored for the Audio and Video Industry

Reduce the risk of remediation by performing the appropriate quality tests during and after production.

We are here to help you conform to international regulations and bring your products to market faster. Our physical, mechanical and laboratory tests will ensure your audio and video products meet performance demands, international safety standards, and the requirements of your destination market.

Audio and Video Product Testing Requirements

We customize our testing to help manufacturers and importers make sure their products meet the applicable market standards. Our team of experts can help you figure out which standards apply and give you an edge over the competition by verifying product performance.

QIMA laboratories offer the following tests to evaluate audio and video products against global requirements:

  • Audio Precision and Dolby Compliance
  • Electrical safety (LVD)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC/EMI)
  • Conformité Européene (CE) and UKCA Marking
  • EU Low Voltage Directive compliance
  • EU Product Safety Directive compliance
  • EU Radio Equipment Directive (RED) testing
  • Heavy metal analysis (lead, cadmium, mercury, nickel)
  • Luminous Flux and Color Rendering tests for lighting products
  • Plasticizers (phthalates)
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)
  • Product safety testing according to IECEE CB Scheme (/IEC)
  • RoHS testing
  • Toxics in packaging
  • Energy Efficiency Verification (EEV)
  • US California Proposition 65 for Consumer Products
  • More… Contact us for a full list

Audio and Video Product Testing Expertise

We can tell you whether your product meets requirements by testing it in accordance with applicable standards and any customer-specific requirements. We offer tests during any stage of the product development process so you can reduce risk and improve time to market. to help you avoid the costs of remediation after a product is in production, and for products ready for series production.

QIMA’s expert services and custom solutions can help get your products to market quickly while ensuring compliance. Audio and video products we test include:

  • Audio equipment (receivers, amplifiers, compressors, monitors, etc.)
  • Flat panel TVs and displays
  • Touch-screen interfaces
  • Projectors
  • Computer peripherals
  • Image and video recording products
  • Audio recording products
  • Security cameras
  • Speakers (powered)
  • Multi-track recorders
  • Microphones (cabled and wireless)
  • Headphones (wired and wireless)
  • Noise cancellation devices
  • Audio control panels
  • Printers
  • 3D printing machine
  • And more

Check the safety, quality, and performance of your audio and video products with physical and mechanical testing. QIMA testing can include:

  • Durability tests
  • Earth continuity
  • Eco design
  • Frequency checking
  • Frequency response test (speaker/microphone)
  • Hipot test
  • Impedance check
  • Internal construction review
  • Noise level measurement
  • Power consumption
  • Power cord pull test
  • Product function/performance test
  • Product parameter check
  • Sensory analysis
  • Signal-to-noise ratio
  • Stability test
  • Waterproof test (e.g., for outdoor speakers)
  • Working current/voltage check
  • Working distance for wireless device
  • Workmanship review
  • Other tests according to customer programs or predetermined rules

Certifications for the Audio and Video Product Industry

QIMA also offers certification for a wide range of audio and video products. Below are some of the services you may choose from:

Why QIMA for Product and Supplier Compliance?

The QIMA Benefits

  • A network of global labs providing one-stop service to you and your suppliers
  • Industry leading turnaround time for testing 
  • Testing capabilities covering a wide range of consumer products including electrical & electronics, hardlines, softlines, toys and juvenile products
  • Lab experts trained and certified in regulatory standards and the newest testing methods
  • Global technical support team with rich experience to help you build tailor-made testing programs
  • Easy online and mobile booking and dashboard for managing orders and accessing data anywhere, any time