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Reference HD 311.3 S2:1989
Title Magnetic tape sound recording and reproducing systems - Part 3: Methods of measuring the characteristics of recording and reproducing equipment for sound on magnetic tape
Project Number 3988
Abstract/Scope This standard applies to recording and reproducing equipment for sound on magnetic tape (reel-to-reel, cassette and cartridge) for both professional and domestic applications and will be referred to as "equipment' throughout this standard - This standard does not apply to special purpose equipment such as high speed duplicators artificial reverberation recorders or dictation machines not employing the reel-to-reel cassette or cartridge principle - This standard excludes all aspects of safety which are to be found in IEC Publication 65: Safety Requirements for Mains Operated Elecronic and Related Apparatus for Household and Similar General Use - It also excludes magnetic tape properties which are to be found in IEC Publications 94-4 and 94-5 (in preparation)


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1989-09-18
Current Stage code deadline 1990-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60094-3:1979 (EQV) + A1:1980 (EQV) + A2:1988 (EQV)
Keywords Audio; Recorder; Magnetic tape; Characteristics
Note Superseded by EN 60094-3:1996
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1989-09-18 1990-09-01  
5099 1989-08-01 1989-09-01  
5020 1989-01-30 1989-05-15  
1599 1988-12-06 1989-03-30  
1520 1988-05-27 1988-09-30  
1099 1988-05-26 1988-06-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1989-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1989-09-18
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1990-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1990-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1990-09-01


Supersedes HD 311.3 S1:1983
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60038:1975
HD 195 S4:1985
IEC 60263:1975
IEC 60268-1:1968
IEC 60268-3:1969
IEC 60268-15:1978
IEC 60386:1972
EN 60651:1994

(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.