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Reference EN 61595-2:1998
Title Multichannel digital audio tape recorder (DATR), reel-to-reel system, for professional use - Part 2: Format B
Project Number 8313
Abstract/Scope Applies to 24 to 96 channel digital audio recording on 12,7 mm or 25,4 mm wide tape hereinafter called tape), with stationary heads, for professional use. Defines the mechanical and electrical characteristics necessary to ensure the interchangeability of programmes, recorded as digital audio signals on magnetic tape, in professional industries.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1998-01-12
Current Stage code deadline 1998-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 100
Reference Document IEC 61595-2:1997 (EQV)
ICS 33.160.30 - Audio systems
Keywords Audio; Digital audio tape recorder (DATR); Multichannel; Reel-to-reel system; Format B
Note EN following parallel vote
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Deadline Date
6060 1998-01-12 1998-07-01 export to doc file  EN
6020 1997-08-01 1997-11-01  
5099 1997-07-01 1997-08-01  
5062 1997-04-29 1997-07-01  
5020 1997-01-17 1997-03-31  
1090 1997-01-15 1997-05-15  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1997-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1998-01-12
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1997-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1998-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1998-07-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ITU-T V.41:1988
HD 507 S1:1988
EN 61120-4:1992

(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Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

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