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Reference EN 61603-8-1:2004
Title Transmission of audio and/or video and related signals using infrared radiation - Part 8-1: Digital audio and related signals
Project Number 15627
Abstract/Scope Specifies the characteristics and measuring methods for digital audio signal transmission systems using infrared radiation with sub-carrier of the frequency ranges 3 MHz to 6 MHz. It describes systems with different economic uses of the available bandwidth in order to obtain minimum interference and maximum compatibility.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-04-16
Current Stage code deadline 2005-04-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61603-8-1:2003 (EQV)
ICS 33.040.20 - Transmission systems
33.160.99 - Other audio, video and audiovisual equipment
Keywords Audio; Video; Transmission; Signal; Infra-red radiation
Note Supersedes EN 61603-2:1997 partially (Subclause 6.8.3)
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6060 2004-04-16 2005-04-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-04-01 2004-08-01  
5061 2004-02-24 2004-04-01  
5020 2003-11-14 2004-01-16  
3090 2003-09-23 2004-03-23  
4060 2003-08-15 2003-08-31  
4020 2003-01-07 2003-06-13  
3099 2003-01-07 2003-01-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-04-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2005-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-04-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60958-1:2004
EN 60958-3:2003
EN 60958-4:2003
EN 61603-1:1997
EN 61603-2:1997
EN 61937:2000
EN 61938:1997
corr. February 1997

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