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Reference EN 61606-2:2009
Title Audio and audiovisual equipment - Digital audio parts - Basic measurement methods of audio characteristics - Part 2: Consumer use
Project Number 21932
Abstract/Scope IEC 61606-2:2009(E) is applicable to the basic measurement methods of the audio characteristics of the digital audio part of audio and audiovisual equipment for consumer use. It specify conditions and methods of measurement for consumer equipment.The common measuring conditions and methods are described in IEC 61606-1. It constitutes a technical revision. The significant technical changes with respect to the first edition are the following: - changed the period of preconditioning; - add A weighting filter in measuring instruments; - correct the wrong reference number; - some inappropriate descriptions have been improved. This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61606-1:2009.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-11-27
Current Stage code deadline 2010-06-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61606-2:2009 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.01 - Audio, video and audiovisual systems in general
Keywords Audio; Audiovisual; Digital audio part; Measurement; Consumer use
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6060 2009-11-27 2010-06-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
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5060 2009-06-30 2009-07-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-04-24 2009-06-26  
3090 2009-03-20 2009-03-31  
5060 2008-11-24 2008-12-08 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-06-20 2008-11-21  
1090 2008-06-17 2008-06-20  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2009-09-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-11-27
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2009-12-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2010-06-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2012-09-01


Supersedes EN 61606-2:2004
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) HD 483.2 S2:1993
EN 60958 series
EN 61606-1:2009
EN 61672-1:2003
EN 61883-6:2005
EN 61938:1997
corr. February 1997

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