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This Certification program is to ensure the Safety designs for Smartphone Battery chargers. MCPC (Mobile Computing Promotion Consortium) which is a Non-Profit Organization to expand the Mobile Computing market such as Smart Phone.

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MCPC USB Battery Charger Certification program

This Certification program is to ensure the Safety designs for Smartphone Battery chargers. MCPC (Mobile Computing Promotion Consortium) which is a Non-Profit Organization to expand the Mobile Computing market such as Smart Phone. MCPC Official Website

This Certification program is for battery Chargers using USB connecters, Cables and dongles (Convert to Type-C). This program is to ensure Battery Safety design guidelines published by MCPC.

Allion Japan is the first official Certification testing lab for this certification program. Certified products may use the MCPC Logo which emphases the safety of the product.

 

Certification Background
Smartphones have now become the norm in a long line of smart devices available in the market; however, there have been some instances caused by improper use of battery chargers. In some cases, the Smart Phone connector had melted or even worse set ablaze.

To prevent such accidents during the consumer usage, MCPC released the Design Guideline for Battery charger as “MCPC TR-021 Safety Design Guideline for USB Interface for Charging” (Oct, 2014) and “MCPC TR-023 モバイル機器安全設計ガイドライン” (Apr, 2015, Japanese Only) .

The Certification program is to ensure product design conformances to these guidelines.

 Certification Test introduction 

1. DUT for this Certification

  • Battery Charger with USB Connecters: (Type-A , Micro-B. Type-C)
  • Cable: A to Micro-B, A to Type-C, Type-C to Type-C, etc.
  • dongle: Micro-B to Type-C

2. Major Test Items

  • Electric Parameters:  I- V Characteristics, etc.
  • Safety: Materials, Anti-Short Safety function, etc.

 

Certification Test Flow

Allion is not only working with MCPC on this program but also we can provide USB-IF certification together with this MCPC certification. If you have any question about MCPC certification service, Please contact us.

 

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