IEC 63002:2016, Communication Interoperability for External Power Supplies

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released IEC 63002:2016. This standard includes identification and communication interoperability method for external power supplies used with portable computing devices and is now available on the IEC webstore.

Description: “IEC 63002:2016 defines interoperability guidelines for external power supplies used with portable computing devices that implement the IEC 62680-1-2: Universal Serial Bus Power Delivery Specification with the IEC 62680-1-3: Universal Serial Bus Interfaces for data and power-Common Components- Type-CTM Type-C Cable and Connector Specification. It specifies the data objects used by a portable computing system using IEC 62680-1-2 to understand the identity, design and performance characteristics, and operating status of an external power supply. This International Standard is applicable to external power supplies under 100 watts for portable computing devices, with a focus on power delivery application for notebook computers, tablets, smartphones and other related multimedia devices..”

*Description from the IEC Website.

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