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Reference EN 61834-4:1998
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 4: Pack header table and contents
Project Number 12069
Abstract/Scope Specifies the pack headers and the contents of packs which are applicable to the whole recording system of helical-scan digital video cassette using 6,35 mm magnetic tape.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1998-08-06
Current Stage code deadline 1999-05-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61834-4:1998 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Recording; Helical-scan; Digital video cassette; Consumer use; Pack header table
Note EN following parallel vote
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 1998-08-06 1999-05-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1998-08-01 1998-09-01  
5060 1998-06-12 1998-08-01  
5020 1998-03-20 1998-06-01  
1090 1998-03-17 1998-07-17  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1998-08-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1998-08-06
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1998-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1999-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2001-05-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EBU SPB 492:1992
ITU-R Report 624-4:1990
ETSI EN 300 294:1996
EIA 608:1993
ITU-R Recommendation BT.653-2:1993
ISO/IEC 2022:1994
ISO 3166:1993
ISO 3901:1986
IEC 61880:1998

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