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Reference EN 60774-1:1994
Title Helical-scan video tape cassette system using 12,65 mm (0,5 in) magnetic tape on type VHS - Part 1: VHS and compact VHS video cassette system
Project Number 4733
Abstract/Scope Defines the electrical and mechanical parameters and the necessary characteristics of the VHS and the compact VHS video cassette system. The requirements relate to the 525 line-60 field and 625 line-50 field TV systems. Equipment manufactured according to this standard and tapes recorded following this standard, provide the necessary interchangeability of recorded video cassettes.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1994-02-14
Current Stage code deadline 1995-01-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60774-1:1994 (EQV)
Keywords Video; Helical-scan video system; Video tape; Magnetic tape; VHS
Note EN following parallel vote * Supersedes HD 463 S1
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Deadline Date
6060 1994-02-14 1995-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1993-12-08 1994-01-08  
5020 1993-04-08 1993-10-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1993-12-08
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1994-02-21
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1994-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1995-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1995-01-01


Supersedes HD 463 S1:1987
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 60094-1:1993
EN 60756:1993
EN 61041-1:1995
EN 61041-3:1995
EN 61054:1993
EN 61105:1993

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