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Reference EN 61966-8:2001
Title Multimedia systems and equipment - Colour measurement and management - Part 8: Multimedia colour scanners
Project Number 13736
Abstract/Scope Applies to the characterization and assessment of multimedia colour scanners used in computer systems, multimedia and similar applications. Defines measurement conditions, methods of measurement and characterization to facilitate colour management.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-05-17
Current Stage code deadline 2002-01-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61966-8:2001 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.60 - Multimedia systems and teleconferencing equipment
35.180 - IT Terminal and other peripheral equipment
Keywords Multimedia; Colour measurement; Colour management; Scanner
Note EN following parallel vote
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Deadline Date
6060 2001-05-17 2002-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-04-01 2001-08-01  
5061 2001-02-26 2001-04-01  
5020 2000-10-27 2001-01-15  
4099 2000-10-23 2000-10-27  
4020 2000-03-10 2000-08-15  
3099 2000-03-06 2000-03-10  
3090 2000-03-06 2000-03-10  
1090 2000-03-06 2000-03-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-05-17
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2001-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-04-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) CIE 15.2:1986
ISO 5-4:1995
ISO 9241-8:1997
ISO/CIE 10527:1991
ISO 12641:1997
ISO 13655:1996
IEC 60050-845:1987
EN 61966-2-1:2000

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