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This is the second edition of CSA C380, Test procedure for the measurement of energy consumption of set-top boxes (STBs). It supersedes the previous edition, published in 2008.
This Standard specifies the test method for measuring the energy consumption of set-top boxes, whose primary function is video reception and delivery. It maps IEC measurement values to the ENERGY STAR® program’s set-top box requirements and provides localization guidance for the North American market. This Standard has been revised to advance harmonization with IEC 62087.
CSA acknowledges the Consumer Electronics Association and the International Electrotechnical Commission for the use of their documents in the development of this Standard.
CSA acknowledges that the development of this Standard was made possible, in part, by the financial support of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), BC Hydro, Conserve Nova Scotia, Manitoba Hydro, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy.
This Standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the Standard.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard specifies the test method for measuring the energy consumption of set-top boxes (STBs), whose primary function is video reception and delivery.
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