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Reference EN 60774-2:2000
Title Helical-scan video tape cassette system using 12,65 mm (0,5 in) magnetic tape on type VHS - Part 2: FM audio recording
Project Number 12333
Abstract/Scope This part of EN 60774 is applicable to frequency modulation (FM) audioi recording fully compatible with the VHS system defined in EN 60774-1. The object of this standard is to define the electrical and mechanical characteristics fo FM audio recording which will provide for the interchangeability of recorded cassettes. The requirements given relate to 525 line-60 field and 625 line-50 field systems.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-02-29
Current Stage code deadline 2000-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60774-2:1999 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Video; Helical-scan video system; VHS; Magnetic tape; FM audio recording
Note Supersedes EN 61054:1993 * EN following parallel vote
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Deadline Date
6060 2000-02-29 2000-10-01  
5099 2000-01-01 2000-05-01  
5062 1999-11-10 2000-01-01  
5020 1999-07-23 1999-10-15  
4099 1999-07-19 1999-07-23  
4020 1998-08-14 1999-01-15  
3099 1998-08-10 1998-08-14  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-02-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-01-01


Supersedes EN 61054:1993
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60774-1:1994

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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