Set-top Box Specification Version 5.0
The Version 5.0 ENERGY STAR specification for Set-top Boxes was finalized on May 13, 2016. The Set‐top Boxes V5.0 specification will replace the Set‐top Boxes V4.1 specification on Jan 1, 2017 for all products except Thin Clients. Thin Clients must meet these requirements on January 1, 2018. Materials related to this process are provided below. Stakeholders who received past communications related to the development of previous specification versions will continue to receive updates on this review effort. To be added to the contact list, stakeholders are encouraged to contact STBs@energystar.gov with their contact information.
On February 3, 2016, EPA released the Draft 2 Version 5.0 STB Program Requirements for Manufacturers and Service Providers.
On December 16, 2015, EPA released the Revised Draft 1 Version 5.0 STB Analysis Dataset for Manufacturers and Service Providers.
EPA and DOE hosted a webinar to discuss the Draft 1 specification and test method. EPA and DOE welcome comments by December 18 at STBs@energystar.gov.
On November 16, 2015, EPA released the Draft 1 Version 5.0 STB Program Requirements for Manufacturers and Service Providers.