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Reference HD 483.1 S2:1989
Title Sound system equipment - Part 1: General
Project Number 2526
Abstract/Scope Applies to sound systems of any kind, and to the parts of which they are composed or which are used as auxiliaries to such systems. Deals with the determination of the performance of sound system equipment, the comparison of these types of equipment and the determination of their proper practical application, by listing the characteristics which are useful for their specification and laying down uniform methods of measurements for these characteristics. Is confined to a description of the different characteristics and the relevant methods of measurement.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1989-09-15
Current Stage code deadline 1990-09-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60268-1:1985 (EQV) + A1:1988 (EQV)
Keywords Audio; Sound system equipment
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1989-09-15 1990-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1989-08-01 1989-09-01  
5020 1989-02-22 1989-05-31  
1599 1988-12-06 1989-03-30  
1520 1988-05-24 1988-09-30  
1099 1988-05-20 1988-06-03  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1989-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1989-09-15
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 483.1 S1:1988
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) HD 195 S4:1985
IEC 60225:1966
IEC 60263:1982
HD 243 S12:1995
corr. October 1995
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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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.