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Reference EN 62071-1:2006
Title Helical-scan compressed digital video cassette system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape - Format D-7 - Part 1: VTR specifications
Project Number 16680
Abstract/Scope specifies the content, format and recording method of the data blocks containing video, audio, and associated data which form the helical records on 6,35 mm tape contained in cassettes as specified in SMPTE 307M. In addition, this standard specifies the content, format, and recording method for longitudinal cue and control tracks.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2006-07-11
Current Stage code deadline 2007-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 62071-1:2005 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Video cassette; Helical-scan; Magnetic tape; Tape; VTR specifications
Note EN 62071series supersedes EN 62071:2001
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6060 2006-07-11 2007-06-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2006-06-01 2006-10-01  
5060 2006-04-24 2006-05-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-02-17 2006-04-21 export to doc file  EN
3090 2005-09-13 2006-03-13  
4062 2005-07-01 2005-10-31  
4020 2004-12-17 2005-05-20  
3099 2004-12-14 2004-12-17  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2006-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2006-07-11
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2006-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2007-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2009-06-01


Supersedes EN 62071:2001
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) AES3:2003
SMPTE 259M:1997
SMPTE 12M:1999

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