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Reference EN 60094-5:1993
Title Magnetic tape sound recording and reproducing systems - Part 5: Electrical magnetic tape properties
Project Number 4703
Abstract/Scope Applies to non-perforated magnetic tape used for professional and domestic analogue sound recording and reproduction. Lists and defines the characteristics, methods of measurement and equipment necessary to determine the electrical properties of magnetic tapes. Will also enable users of magnetic tapes to compare the technical product data of different manufacturers, produced in accordance with this standard.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1993-10-15
Current Stage code deadline 1994-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60094-5:1988 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.30 - Audio systems
Keywords Audio; Magnetic tape; Properties
Note Former HD 311.5 S1
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1993-10-15 1994-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1993-09-22 1993-10-22  
5020 1993-03-19 1993-06-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1993-09-22
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1993-10-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1994-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1994-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-806:1975
EN 60094-1:1993
EN 60094-2:1993
EN 60094-7:1993
IEC 60094-8:1987
IEC 60094-9:1988
IEC 60386:1972
EN 60651:1994

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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