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E-Standby Program
introduction Subject roduct list and scope of e-standby Participation and Report Procedure
Subject product list and scope of e-standby
The items included to e-Standby Program consist of 22 items such as computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, copiers, scanners, multi-function devices, energy saving & controlling devices, video cassette recorders, home audio products, DVD players, radios, microwave ovens, set-top boxes, door phones, cord/cordless phones, electronic toilet seats, modems and home gateways, hand dryers, severs, digital converter.
Items Contents of the Project
1. Computers - Computers with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 1,000W
- Covers mainly computers sold commercially or for household use in the market, including personal computers, notebook computers, and including integrated computer systems. Computers for network servers, workstations and computers in standby mode awaiting instructions remotely are excluded
2. Monitor - Commercially-available, electronic product with a display screen and its associated electronics encased in a single housing that is capable of displaying output information from a computer via one or more inputs, such as VGA and DVI with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 1,000W
- Includes computer monitors (i.e., focusing on computer monitor as the primary function) or as dual function computer monitors and televisions
3. Printers - Commercially-available imaging product that serves as a hard copy output device, and is capable of receiving information from networked computers, or other input devices with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 3,000W
- Standard marking technologies addressed in Annex II (direct thermal, dye sublimation, electrophotography, thermal transfer, solid ink, ink jet)
- Excludes printers using continuous feeding, printers with integrated servers, and printers with heavy load capacity (more than 2000 papers at one time)
4. Fax Machine - Commercially-available imaging product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 3,000W whose primary functions are scanning hard copy originals for electronic transmission to remote units and receiving similar electronic transmissions to produce hard copy output.
- Standard marking technologies addressed in Annex II (direct thermal, dye sublimation, electrophotography, thermal transfer, solid ink, ink jet)
- Includes multifunction device (printer-fax machine)
5. Copiers - Commercially-available imaging product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 5,000W whose sole function is the production of hard copy duplicates from graphic hard copy originals
- Standard marking technologies addressed in Annex II (direct thermal, dye sublimation, electrophotography, thermal transfer, solid ink, ink jet)
- Includes digital copiers with functional adder that add functions of printers, fax machines and scanners
- Excludes large copiers and specialized copiers for document printing with ipm greater than equal to 60 (installed with special rip or output device form printing improvements)
6. Scanners - Electro-optical device with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 1,000W for converting color or black-and-white information into electronic images that can be stored, edited, converted, or transmitted primarily in a personal computing environment
- The main focus is on widely-used desktop scanners (flatbed, sheet-fed, nd film scanners), high-end office document management scanners that meet the specifications
7. Multifunctional Devices - A multifunction equipment able to perform core functions of copying, printing, faxing or scanning with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 5,000W
- Standard marking technologies addressed in Annex II (direct thermal, dye sublimation, electrophotography, thermal transfer, solid ink, ink jet)
- Excludes large copiers and specialized copiers for document printing with ipm greater than equal to 60 (installed with special rip or output device form printing improvements)
8. Energy-Saving & Controlling Devices - Controlling devices that automatically shut the power of the machine connected to multi-tab (by sensing operation or brightness of surrounding) or standby power blocking receptacles
- Excludes devices or parts that are not easy to install by the users
9. VCR - An electronic product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W designed to play and/or record video tape
- Includes VCR/DVD combination unit
10. Home Audio Products - An electronic product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 1,000W whose intended purpose, other than providing non-video status displays, is the production of recording of signals in the audio domain as reproduced by headphones, loudspeakers, or other transducers, except radio cassette players.
- Includes cassette decks, CD player/changers, CD recorders, equalizers, mini-and midi-systems, speakers, stereo amplifiers and stereo receivers
- Includes audio/DVD combination units
11. DVD Products - Digital Versatile Disc Players.
- An electronic product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W whose intended purpose is the production or recording of digitized video signals on a spinning reflective disc media.
12. Radio Cassette Players - The radio receiver and cassette player with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 1,000W which are combined into a single unit. A product under Electronic Device Safety Management Act, where the portable cassette player and the radio receiver are separable, is also included.
13. Microwave Ovens - A household microwave oven with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 2,000W
14. Set-top Boxes - A device with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W, capable of receiving, transmitting, processing, recording, converting signals and displaying by television or other displaying devices.
- Combo, hybrid set-top boxes and set- top boxes for cable TV broadcasting, satellite broadcasting, IP set-top boxes and cable TV broadcasting
- Simple converter, set-top boxes exclusively for ground wave broadcasting, television receivers, VCR, audio and DVD players are excluded.
15. Door phone - A device with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 100W, capable of automatic reporting, voice and image transmitting between the internal and external units, opening and locking of the gate, communicating with the security and crime & fire controls (gas, fire, crime)
- Door phones with wall pad and web pad features are excluded.
16. Cordless/Corded Phones -A commercially available electronic product with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W whose purpose is to convert sound into electrical impulses for transmission. It is a device or the collection of devices with a base station and a handset which connects to ac power supply and to a local telephone line, whose purpose is to transmit sound by means of radio communication, equipped with basic functions of communication, network control, signal recovery, answering machine, caller identification, speaker phone, and mobile phone chargers.
- Corded phones, corded/cordless phones, cordless phones, cordless/cordless phones and VoIP phones are included.
- Cordless phones without external power supply, USB type phones, portable device using portable hand phone battery chargers, radio repeater without voice talking function and video phones are excluded.
17. Bidet - A type of hygienic device with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 2,000W used to warm up the water to wash users anus or genital area after stool
- Applicable to heating bidet, warm water bidet and other electric bidet
- Excludes bidets that receive warm water from other heating devices or warm water bidets without electric heating devices.
18. Modem - Short for modulator-demodulator, it is a device with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W that enables data transmission from computers or terminals of communication devices over cable lines. The application scope is limited to external modems with its own power supply device, separated from computer or communication terminals.
19. Home gateway - Electronic products, with nameplate output power of power supply less than equal to 150W at LAN port when the maximum network traffic occur, that enable receiving external access networks, connecting home network equipments based on wire/wireless networks, converting protocols, controlling, monitoring, managing and providing other home network related services
20.Hand dryers - Electrical equipments that utilize fan or electrical heat to dry hands with the nameplate consumption power of 3,000W or below
21.Servers - Computer servers are sold through enterprise channels for use in data centers and office/corporate environments. They are marketed and sold as computer servers and they must have all of the following characteristics:
- Use computer server operating systems
- Support for error-correcting code (ECC) and/or buffered memory(including both buffered DIMMs and buffered on board (BOB) configurations)
- Packaged and sold with one or more AC-DC or DC-DC power supply with the nameplate consumption power of 3,000W or below
- All processors have access to shared system memory. Servers with 3 processor sockets or more, Blade System, Fault Tolerant Server and Multi-Node servers are excluded.
22. Digital converter - A device with the nameplate consumption power of 100W or below to covert digital codes to analog signals so that analog signals can be operated on television or other displaying devices.
- Excludes devices with CA function

※ If you want to know more detail information, please refer to below.

-「Regulation on Standby Power Reduction Program」(Ministry of Knowledge Economy Notification No. 2011-23, 2011.2.16)