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Reference EN 50131-2-6:2008
Title Alarm systems - Intrusion and hold-up systems - Part 2-6: Opening contacts (magnetic)
Project Number 20897
Abstract/Scope This European Standard provides for security grades 1 to 4, (see EN 50131-1) specific or non-specific wired or wire-free opening contacts (magnetic), and includes the requirements for four environmental classes covering applications in internal and outdoor locations as specified in EN 50130-5. A detector shall fulfil all the requirements of the specified grade. Functions additional to the mandatory functions specified in this European Standard may be included in the detector, providing they do not influence the correct operation of the mandatory functions. The two separate parts of the opening contact (magnetic) shall be referred to in the body of this European Standard as the detector. This European Standard does not apply to system interconnections.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-09-26
Current Stage code deadline 2009-05-01
Deadline date for vote 2007-03-31


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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 13.320 - Alarm and warning systems
Keywords Alarm system; Intrusion system; Detector; Opening contact; Magnetic
Note Supersedes CLC/TS 50131-2-6:2004 (Interim TS)
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Deadline Date
6060 2008-09-26 2009-05-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2008-05-01 2008-09-01  
5061 2008-03-26 2008-05-01  
5060 2008-01-07 2008-02-07 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-08-03 2008-01-04 export to doc file  EN
1090 2007-06-14 2007-07-04  
1099 2006-11-01 2007-03-31  
1000 2006-09-25 2006-10-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-09-26
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-11-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-05-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-05-01


Supersedes CLC/TS 50131-2-6:2004
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 10130:2006
EN 50130-4:1995
EN 50130-5:1998
EN 50131-1:2006
EN 50131-6:2008
EN 60068-1:1994
EN 60068-2-52:1996
EN 61000-6-3:2007

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