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IEC 62368-1: An Introduction to the New Safety Standard for ICT and AV Equipment

Sept. 29, 2020
The established safety standards for ICT (60950-1) and AV equipment (60065) are to be phased out in favor of a single standard, 62368-1. What does the new standard mean for product certification, and how can OEMs best manage the transition?
The established safety standards for ICT equipment (60950-1) and AV equipment (60065) are to be phased out in favor of a single standard, 62368-1, in North America and the EU. The new standard introduces a different, hazard-based philosophy to product testing. What does it mean for product certification, and how can OEMs best manage the transition?