On April 26th 2011, Phase 2 of the ERP requirement goes into effect.  It defines the maximum no-load power consumption and minimum average efficiency for external power supplies 


  • All units 50 Watts and less must have 0.3Watts or less no load power consumption.
  • All units greater than 50 Watts and less than 250Watts must have 0.5Watts or less no load power consumption & it must be 87% efficient

The power conversion products covered by this:

  • Products converting AC Power from mains into low voltage DC or AC output
    • Single output DC or AC
  • Separate devices that constitutes the primary load
  • Contained in a physical enclosure separate from the device
  • With removable or hard wired male/female connection, cable, cord, etc.
  • Intended for use with electrical and electronic household and office equipment in EC No. 1275/2008


View our Products that already fit the bill:

Mean Well GS06
Mean Well GS12
Mean Well GE12
Mean Well GS15
Mean Well GS18
Mean Well GE18
Mean Well GE24
Mean Well GS25
Mean Well GS40
Mean Well GS60
Mean Well GS90
Mean Well GS120
Mean Well AS-120P
Mean Well GS160
Mean Well GS220