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Reference EN 61935-2-20:2009
Title Testing of balanced communication cabling in accordance with series EN 50173 - Part 2-20: Patch cords and work area cords - Blank detail specification for class D applications
Project Number 21121
Abstract/Scope IEC 61935-2-20:2008(E) describes work area cord for class D applications, as defined in ISO/IEC 11801 as well as in the ISO/IEC 24702. It determines the layout and style for detail specifications describing cords with transmission characteristics up to 100 MHz for digital communications. Detail specifications, based on this blank detail specification, may be prepared by a national organization, a manufacturer, or a user. It cancels and replaces the ISO/IEC PAS 61935-2-20 published in 2007. It constitutes a technical revision.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2009-12-23
Current Stage code deadline 2010-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 46
Reference Document IEC 61935-2-20:2008 (MOD)
ICS 33.120.20 - Wires and symmetrical cables
Keywords Communication; Cabling; Cord; Patch cord; Work area cord
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6060 2009-12-23 2010-07-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2008-06-01 2008-08-01  
5060 2008-04-23 2008-05-07 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-02-15 2008-04-18  
3090 2007-07-13 2007-10-31  
5060 2007-07-03 2007-07-16 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-01-26 2007-06-29  
1090 2007-01-23 2007-01-26  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-06-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2009-12-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-09-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2010-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-06-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) EN 50173-1:2007
EN 50173-3:2007
EN 50289-1-13:2004
EN 60603-7-2:2009
EN 60603-7-3:2009
EN 60794-1-2:2003
IEC 61156-1
IEC 61156-6:2007
EN 61935-2
EN 62012-1:2002

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