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Reference EN 61834-3:2000
Title Recording - Helical-scan digital video cassette recording system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape for consumer use (525-60, 625-50, 1125-60 and 1250-50 systems) - Part 3: HD format for 1125-60 and 1250-50 systems
Project Number 13340
Abstract/Scope The main object of this part of EN 61834 is to establish basic principles applicable to the next generation of digital video cassette recording systems for consumer use for the interest of both users and manufacturers. It specifies the content, format and recording method of the data blocks forming the helical records on the tape containing audio, video, and system data. it describes the specifications for the 1125-line system with a frame frequency of 30,00 Hz and the 1250-line system with a frame frequency of 25,00 Hz, which are not included in Part 1 and 2.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-03-29
Current Stage code deadline 2000-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61834-3:1999 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Recording; Helical-scan; Digital video cassette; Consumer use; HD format
Note EN following parallel vote
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6060 2000-03-29 2000-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-01-01 2000-05-01  
5062 1999-11-10 2000-01-01  
5020 1999-07-16 1999-09-30  
1090 1999-07-12 1999-07-16  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-03-29
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-01-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-R Recommendation BT.709-3:1998
ITU-R BS.775-1:1993
EN 61834-1:1998

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(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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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