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Reference EN 60094-3:1996
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 4730
Abstract/Scope Applies to recording and reproducing equipment for sound on magnetic tape (reel-to-reel, cassette and cartridge) for both professional and domestic applications. Lists and defines parameters affecting the performance of recording and reproducing equipment for sound on magnetic tape, and establishes conditions and agreed methods of measurement of these parameters.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1996-04-30
Current Stage code deadline 1996-12-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60094-3:1979 (EQV) + A1:1980 (EQV) + A2:1988 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.30 - Audio systems
Keywords Audio; Magnetic tape; Sound recording
Note Former HD 311.3 S2 * dop aligned with EN 60094-3/A3
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle
12.1 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B
9.2.1 Energy use - Energy consumption Use B2B


Deadline Date
6060 1996-04-30 1996-12-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1995-03-08 1996-03-08  
5099 1993-12-08 1994-01-08  
5020 1993-04-05 1993-09-01  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1993-12-08
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1996-04-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1994-06-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-12-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  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

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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