New UL/IEC Regulation 62368-1 became effective December 20, 2020, do your power supplies comply?

UL and IEC harmonized the implementation date.

62368 has replaced 60065 (Audio/Video) and 60950 (IT) for external power supplies. MEGA Electronics power supplies are already certified to 62368

UL/IEC 62368-1 has replaced 60065 (Audio/Video) and 60950 (IT) for external power supplies.

Learn more on the Global Transition to IEC 62368-1 on the UL website READ MORE

EN 62368-1 –EN 62368-1 was published in Europe during the second half of 2014. The Date of Withdrawal (DoW) of the standards to be superseded, EN 60065 and EN 60950-1, was originally assigned as of June 20, 2019 and was pushed back to Dec 2020.

UL also assigned a December 20, 2020 Effective Date for new equipment/certifications of A/V, IT or ICT equipment, or significant modification of existing equipment/certifications. Continuing certification will be allowed for existing certifications that are not significantly modified after the date. Like in the EU, this date is aligned with the adoption period recommended by IEC TC108 and it will allow AV & ICT equipment manufacturers to both adequately prepare for the transition to the new standard and align their certification strategies to cover two main regions of the world. More information on the associated UL Effective Dates for all the primary UL A/V & ICT standards is outlined in this blog post:

MEGA Electronics is dedicated to ensuring all of our products have the required certifications. We monitor and anticipate these changes so that your projects can proceed without delay. Please call us at 732-249-2656 for information on how these updates might impact your products or email your questions to

If you would like to learn more about external power supply efficiency regulations and the change from Level V to level VI, please review our slide presentation.

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