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Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment



Reference EN 61883-1:2003
Title Consumer audio/video equipment - Digital interface - Part 1: General
Project Number 14743
Abstract/Scope specifies a digital interface for consumer electronic audio/video equipment using IEEE 1394, High Performance Serial Bus. It describes the general packet format, data flow management and connection management for audio-visual data, and also the general transmission rules for control commands. The object of this standard is to define a transmission protocol for audio-visual data and control commands which provides for the interconnection of digital audio and video equipment, using IEEE 1394.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-04-10
Current Stage code deadline 2003-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61883-1:2003 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.01 - Audio, video and audiovisual systems in general
35.200 - Interface and interconnection equipment
Keywords Video; Audio; Digital interface
Note Superseded by EN 61883-1:2009
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Deadline Date
6060 2003-04-10 2003-12-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2003-03-01 2003-07-01  
5061 2003-01-27 2003-03-01  
5020 2002-09-13 2002-11-15  
4099 2002-09-10 2002-09-13  
4020 2001-09-28 2002-03-01  
3099 2001-09-25 2001-09-28  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-04-10
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2003-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2003-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-03-01


Supersedes EN 61883-1:1998
Superseded by EN 61883-1:2009
Normative reference (6) IEEE Std 1394:1995
IEEE Std 1212:2001
IEEE Std 1394a:2000

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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