Bolt OBD Certifications

This article specifies the documentation related to compliance tests, reports and certifications that the Bolt device has undergone. Below is a list of certifications available for the Bolt device and their descriptions. 

ACMA Certification (For Australia)

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Certification is a mandatory requirement for devices connecting to the mobile phone network. The Report shows compliance of the Bolt device  to the applicable mandatory standards specified within the ACMA Telecommunications (Labelling Notice for Customer Equipment and Customer Cabling) Instrument 2015; also known as the TLN. 

RED Certification

The Bolt device has undergone this test to ensures that the radio equipment/device adheres to the requirements set by the 2016/53/EU standards and that it satisfies the essential requirements for safety and health, electromagnetic compatibility, efficient, and legal use of the use of the radio spectrum. 

EMC Certification

EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) testing ensures that the Bolt electronic or electrical device doesn't emit excessive amounts of electromagnetic interference (known as radiated and conducted emissions) and that the device continues to function as intended in the presence of several electromagnetic phenomena according to regulated standards.


This certification is granted by the South African authority ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) to and provide access of DME wireless technology products to the South African market. 


The FCC label or the FCC mark is a certification mark employed on electronic products manufactured or sold in the United States which certifies that the electromagnetic interference from the device is under limits approved by the Federal Communications Commission

Safety Test Certification

The tests report shows the various safety tests carried out on the device and that the Bolt complies with Safety regulations according to the following specifications: IEC 60950-1:2005, A1:2009 A2:2013 and SANS 60950-1:2014


The certificate ensures that the device meets the TRP and TIS radiated performance requirements which must be met for devices undergoing AT&T approval. 

All testing is performed in accordance with the current “CTIA Test Plan for Wireless Device Over-The-Air Performance” as specified by the requirements defined in PTCRB. A copy of the CTIA test plan may be obtained by following the instructions on the following CTIA web site: 

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