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Reference EN 60958-4:2003
Title Digital audio interface - Part 4: Professional applications
Project Number 14654
Abstract/Scope The interface specified in this standard is primarily intended to carry monophonic or stereophonic programmes at a 48 kHz sampling frequency and with a resolution of up to 24 bits per sample. It may alternatively be used to carry signals sampled at other rates such as 32 kHz, 44,1 kHz, or 96 kHz.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-10-28
Current Stage code deadline 2004-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60958-4:2003 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.30 - Audio systems
Keywords Audio; Digital audio interface; Professional applications
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6060 2003-10-28 2004-07-01 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2003-10-01 2004-02-01  
5061 2003-08-25 2003-10-01  
5020 2003-02-07 2003-04-11  
4099 2003-02-04 2003-02-07  
4020 2001-07-20 2001-12-21  
3099 2001-07-17 2001-07-20  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-10-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-10-01


Supersedes EN 60958-4:2000
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-T V.11:1996
ITU-T Recommendation J.17:1988
ISO/IEC 646:1991
EN 60268-12:1995
EN 60958-1:2000
EN 60958-3:2003

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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