IEC 62087-7:2018 specifies the determination of the power consumption of computer monitors including, but is not limited to, those with CRT, LCD, PDP or OLED technologies. Computer monitors that include touch screen functionality are included in the scope of this document. This document is limited to computer monitors that are powered from a main power source other than a battery. Computer monitors that are powered from a battery source are not covered by this document. However mains-powered computer monitors may include any number of auxiliary batteries.
Computer monitors connected by digital inputs such as DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, or by analogue VGA input, are considered in this document. This document does not apply to network- and wirelessly connected computer monitors.
A computer monitor is a display device that does not include a TV tuner and is intended to be used to display the video signals from a computer. These video signals are produced from software programs that are operating within the computer and can consist of static and moving images. As such, test procedures using static patterns, dynamic video and web-based video are specified.
The test methods specified in this document can be applied to computer monitors of any size, however, this document is not applicable to specialized monitors associated with medical equipment, publishing and other professional, commercial or industrial uses.
The various modes of operation that are relevant for measuring power consumption are also defined.
The measuring conditions in this document represent the normal use of the equipment and can differ from specific conditions, for example as specified in safety standards.