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Reference EN 60118-6:1999
Title Hearing aids - Part 6: Characteristics of electrical input circuits for hearing aids
Project Number 11865
Abstract/Scope Specifies the electrical and safety characteristics of a circuit for an external electrical input to a personal hearing aid in order to ensure compatibility with external electrical or electroacoustic signal sources. In this standard, the hearing aid may include an adaptor (audio shoe) which incorporates connector systems described in EN 60118-12.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-08-10
Current Stage code deadline 2000-05-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 29
Reference Document IEC 60118-6:1999 (EQV)
ICS 17.140.50 - Electroacoustics
Keywords Hearing aid; Electrical input circuit
Note EN following parallel vote * A1 published as new edition of EN
Special National Condition(s)  


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Deadline Date
6060 1999-08-10 2000-05-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-08-01 1999-09-01  
5062 1999-05-27 1999-08-01  
5020 1999-02-05 1999-04-15  
4099 1999-02-01 1999-02-05  
4020 1997-11-14 1998-04-15  
3099 1997-11-10 1997-10-14  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-08-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1999-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-08-01


Supersedes EN 60118-6:1998
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60065:1998
corr. June 1999
EN 60118-0:1993
EN 60118-12:1996

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.