BS EN IEC 61938:2018 - Multimedia systems. Guide to the recommended characteristics of analogue interfaces to achieve interoperability (GMT)

BS EN IEC 61938:2018

Multimedia systems. Guide to the recommended characteristics of analogue interfaces to achieve interoperability (GMT)

Status : Current   Published : April 2018



IEC 61938:2018 is available as

IEC 61938:2018 RLV

which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 61938:2018 gives guidance on current practice for the characteristics of multimedia analogue interfaces to achieve interoperability between equipment from different manufacturers. It is not a performance standard. Recommendations for interfaces for equipment used in vehicles, and for analogue video interfaces for broadcast and similar equipment, are not given. Refer to IEC 60958 for the interconnection of digital signals. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2013. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

a) electric tolerance is standardized;

b) recommended value of output source impedance is adjusted;

c) value of 6 Ohms is additionally recommended to impedance-defined loudspeaker systems;

d) values in each table are chosen with respect to the state of the art and representative of best practice in industry.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 61938:2018
TitleMultimedia systems. Guide to the recommended characteristics of analogue interfaces to achieve interoperability (GMT)
Publication Date13 April 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)HD 483.1 S2, HD 483.11 S1:1990, EN 60268-5, EN 60094-2, EN 60268-3, EN 60268-12, HD 483.11 S2:1991, IEC 60268-12, EN 60958, IEC 60268-5, IEC 60268-1, ITU-R BT.1700:2005, IEC 60958:2016, IEC 60268-3, HD 483.11 S3:1993, IEC 60038, EN 60038, IEC 60094-2, IEC 60268-11:1987/AMD1:1989, IEC 60268-11:1987, IEC 60268-11:1987/AMD2:1991, IEC 60603-11:1992
Informative References(Provided for Information)EBU1989, EN 60027 (series), IEC 60027 (all parts), EN 61293:1994, AES48-2005 (s2015), EN 60130-9, ISO 7000:2014, NICAM 728, JEITA CP-1203A:2007, IEC 60130-9, IEC 60107-6, IEC 60617:2012, IEC 60417:2002, ISO/IEC 2382-9:1995, IEC 60807-9:1993, IEC 61293:1994, IEC 60050-723:1997, EN 62368-1:2014, IEC 62368-1:2014
ReplacesBS EN 61938:2013
International RelationshipsEN IEC 61938:2018,IEC 61938:2018
Draft Superseded By18/30349100 DC
DescriptorsAudio systems, Output impedance, Electric cables, Video tape recorders, Audio amplifiers, Rated voltage, Inductance, Ratings, Electrical tolerances, Electrical impedance, Amplifiers, Microphones, Video signals, Standardized parameters, Audiovisual materials, Interfaces, Analogue signals, Radio receivers, Control signals, Electric conductors, Electrical insulation, Headphones, Electrical resistance, Audio equipment, Voltage, Acoustic signals, Loudspeakers, Network parameters, Source impedance, Electric power systems, Marking, Gramophone pick-ups, Signal level
Title in FrenchSystèmes multimédia. Guide des caractéristiques recommandées des interfaces analogiques permettant d'obtenir l'interopérabilité
Title in GermanMultimedia Systeme. Leitfaden für empfohlene Charakteristika analoger Schnittstellen zur Erreichung von Kompatibilität
ISBN978 0 580 95887 8
File Size1.268 MB

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