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Reference EN 60958-1:2000
Title Digital audio interface - Part 1: General
Project Number 11797
Abstract/Scope Describes a serial, uni-directional, self-clocking interface for the interconnection of digital audio equipment for consumer and professional applications, using linear PCM coded audio samples. It provides the basic structure of the interface. Separate documents define items specific to particular applications.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2000-03-08
Current Stage code deadline 2000-10-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 60958-1:1999 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.01 - Audio, video and audiovisual systems in general
Keywords Audio; Digital audio interface
Note Supersedes EN 60958:1990 & its amendments * EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 60958-1:2004
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6060 2000-03-08 2000-10-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2000-01-01 2000-05-01  
5062 1999-11-19 2000-01-01  
5020 1999-08-06 1999-11-01  
4099 1999-08-02 1999-08-06  
4020 1997-10-10 1998-03-16  
3099 1997-10-06 1997-10-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2000-01-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2000-03-08
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-10-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2003-01-01


Supersedes EN 60958:1990
EN 60958:1990/A1:1994
EN 60958:1990/A2:1995
Superseded by EN 60958-1:2004
Normative reference (6)  

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of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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