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Reference EN 61603-1:1997
Title Transmission of audio and/or video and related signals using infra-red radiation - Part 1: General
Project Number 8110
Abstract/Scope Gives methods of measuring and specifiying the common technical features of systems using diffusely radiated or wide beams of infra-red radiation as carriers of information, mainly representing audio and/or video, but also control data related to audio and video apparatus.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1997-05-31
Current Stage code deadline 1997-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61603-1:1997 (EQV) + corrigendum May 1997 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.99 - Other audio, video and audiovisual equipment
Keywords Audio; Video; Transmission; Signal; Infra-red radiation
Note EN following parallel vote * EN 61603 series supersedes HD 455 S1
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6060 1997-05-31 1997-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1997-03-11 1997-04-11  
5062 1996-12-17 1997-03-11  
5020 1996-09-20 1996-11-30  
1090 1996-09-16 1997-01-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1997-03-11
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1997-05-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1997-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1997-12-01


Supersedes HD 455 S1:1985
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 7000:1989
IEC 60050-845:1987
EN 60065:1993
corr. November 1993
corr. September 1997
EN 60068-1:1994
HD 483.1 S2:1989
IEC 60268-15:1996
HD 243 S12:1995
corr. October 1995
HD 369.3 S1:1986
HD 369.4 S2:1993
corr. September 1993
EN 60825-1:1994
corr. February 1995
IEC 61147:1992

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