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Reference EN 61599:1999
Title Videodisk players - Methods of measurement
Project Number 13216
Abstract/Scope Applies to reproducing equipment for videodisks for home use that conforms to the specifications of EN 60844, EN 60845, EN 60856 and EN 60857. Deals with listing and defining the characteristics affecting the performance of videodisk players, establishing conditions and methods of measurement of those characteristics, and standardizing the presentation of results. Is not applicable to specify limiting values of the various quantities for acceptable performances. The methods of measurement are designed to make possible the assessment of the performance of the complete player.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1999-11-05
Current Stage code deadline 2000-07-01
Deadline date for vote  


Order Voucher  


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61599:1999 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.40 - Video systems
Keywords Videodisk player; Measurement method
Note EN following parallel vote
Special National Condition(s)  


Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1999-11-05 2000-07-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1999-10-01 2000-02-01  
5062 1999-09-07 1999-10-01  
5020 1999-06-04 1999-08-16  
1090 1999-05-31 1999-09-30  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1999-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1999-11-05
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2000-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2000-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2002-10-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-R Report 476
ITU-R Recommendation 567
ITU-R Recommendation 471-1:1990
HD 472 S1:1989
corr. February 2002
EN 60065:1993
corr. November 1993
corr. September 1997
IEC 60844:1988
IEC 60845:1988
EN 60856:1993
IEC 60857:1986
HD 527 S1:1989
EN 60958:1990
EN 61041-1:1995
EN 61096:1993
EN 61237-2:1995
EN 61606:1997
EN 61938:1997
corr. February 1997

(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.