The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released a new edition of IEC 62595-2-1:2016. This standard applies to “Display lighting unit – Part 2-1: Electro-optical measuring methods of LED backlight unit.” This first edition cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC 62595-2 published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
IEC 62595-2-1:2016(E) specifies the standard measurement conditions and measuring methods for determining the electrical and optical parameters of LED backlight units for liquid crystal displays. This first edition cancels and replaces the first edition of IEC 62595-2 published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) changed the series title in order to cover frontlight unit;
b) added the detailed measurement procedures particularly for block-wise BLU;
c) deleted Annex A;
d) revised Figure 1 and Figure 2 and some editorial errors.
*Description from the IEC’s website.