Waterproof Ratings

IPX-0 No special protection 

IPX-1 Protected against falling water Equivalent to 3-5mm rainfall per minute for a duration of 10 minutes. 
Unit is placed in its normal operating position. 

IPX-2 Protected against falling water when tilted up to 15 degrees - Same as IPX-1 but unit is tested in 4 fixed positions - 
tilted 15 degrees in each direction from normal operating position. 

IPX-3 Protected against spraying water - Water spraying up to 60 degrees from vertical at 10 liters/min at a pressure of 80-100kN/m2 for 5 min. 

IPX-4 Protected against splashing water - Same as IPX-3 but water is sprayed at all angles.

IPX-5 Protected against water jets - Water projected at all angles through a 6.3mm nozzle at a flow rate of 12.5 liters/min at 
a pressure of 30kN/m2 for 3 minutes from a distance of 3 meters. 

IPX-6 Protected against heavy seas - Water projected at all angles through a 12.5mm nozzle at a flow rate of 100 liters/min at 
a pressure of 100kN/m2 for 3 minutes from a distance of 3 meters. 

IPX-7 Protected against water immersion - Immersion for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter. 

IPX-8 Protected against water submersion - The equipment is suitable for continual submersion in water under conditions which are identified by the manufacturer.