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Reference EN 62121:2001
Title Methods of measurement for minidisc recorders/players
Project Number 13853
Abstract/Scope Specifies the measuring methods for recording and reproducing equipment for MiniDiscs that conform to EN 61909. Lists and defines the characteristics affecting the performance of MiniDisc recorders or players, establishes conditions and methods of measurement of those characteristics, and standardizes the presentation of the results.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2001-12-12
Current Stage code deadline 2002-09-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 62121:2001 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.30 - Audio systems
Keywords Minidisc; Recorder/player; Measurement
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2001-12-12 2002-09-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2001-12-01 2002-04-01  
5061 2001-10-26 2001-12-01  
5020 2001-07-20 2001-09-21  
4099 2001-07-17 2001-07-20  
4020 2000-05-26 2000-10-31  
3099 2000-05-24 2000-05-26  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2001-12-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2001-12-12
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2002-03-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2002-09-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2004-12-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO 532:1975
ISO 1996-1:1982
ISO 3740:1980
ISO 3741:1999
ISO 3743-1:1994
ISO 3743-2:1994
ISO 3744:1994
ISO 3745:1977
EN 60065:1998
corr. June 1999
EN 60068-2-27:1993
IEC 60268-13:1998
EN 60651:1994
EN 60721-3-5:1997
EN 60958:1990
EN 61606:1997
EN 61909:2000

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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

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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

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