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Reference EN 50486:2008
Title Equipment for use in audio and video door-entry systems
Project Number 13756
Abstract/Scope This European Standard specifies the requirements for equipment installed in audio and video door-entry systems. This European Standard is not applicable to security systems, anti-theft, anti-attack devices and CCTV surveillance systems, and access control systems for use in security applications. This European Standard sets out the following system requirements: – safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) compliance; – audio specifications; – video specifications; – environmental conditions; – vandal resistance. Devices integrated into other systems shall also comply with the requirements of those systems (e.g. telephone system or alarm systems).


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-05-21
Current Stage code deadline 2009-03-01
Deadline date for vote 2007-09-12


Directive(s) EMC related (2004/108/EC)
Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 13.310 - Protection against crime
97.120 - Automatic controls for household use
Keywords Alarm system; Audio; Video; Door entry apparatus
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2008-05-21 2009-03-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-03-01 2008-07-01  
5061 2008-01-28 2008-03-01  
5060 2008-01-14 2008-02-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-11-09 2008-01-11 export to doc file  EN
4099 2007-07-05 2007-11-05  
4060 2007-04-16 2007-05-30 export to doc file  EN
4020 2006-11-10 2007-04-13 export to doc file  EN
3020 2006-04-12 2006-07-12  
3099 2006-03-15 2006-11-10  
3090 2006-03-15 2006-06-15  
2020 2004-05-04 2004-10-31  
1000 2000-03-09 2000-09-09  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-03-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-05-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-03-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-03-01


(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.