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    BS 6259 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, PLANNING, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SOUND SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-03-2015

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Section 1: General
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    Section 2: Exchange of information and definition of
               responsibilities
    4 Technical advice and performance specification
    Section 3: Sound system design
    5 System-level considerations
    6 Planning
    7 System design
    Section 4: Installing a sound system
    8 Installation
    9 Commissioning
    10 Documentation
    11 Certification
    12 Lifetime activities
    13 Responsible person
    Section 5: Operation and maintenance
    14 System components
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Explanation of technical words and
            phrases
    Annex B (informative) - Types of microphones
    Annex C (normative) - Use and siting of microphones
    Annex D (informative) - Loudspeakers and associated system
            components
    Annex E (informative) - Examples of certificates
    Annex F (informative) - STI qualification bands
    Annex G (informative) - Dynamics processors (compressors,
            expanders, AGC and limiters)
    Bibliography

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    Comment Closes On
    Committee EPL/100
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 6840-6(1987) : 1987 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF AUXILIARY PASSIVE ELEMENTS
    BS 6840-8(1988) : 1988 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF AUTOMATIC GAIN CONTROL DEVICES
    BS EN 60268-12 : 1995 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 12: APPLICATION OF CONNECTORS FOR BROADCAST AND SIMILAR USE
    BS 5550-3.4.9(1987) : 1987 CINEMATOGRAPHY - 35 MM FILM - SOUND - SPECIFICATION FOR REPRODUCTION CHARACTERISTICS OF THE A-CHAIN FREQUENCY RESPONSE FOR 35 MM PHOTOGRAPHIC SOUND
    BS EN 60268-7:2011 Sound system equipment Headphones and earphones
    BS EN 60268-16 : 2011 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 16: OBJECTIVE RATING OF SPEECH INTELLIGIBILITY BY SPEECH TRANSMISSION INDEX
    BS 6840-14:1987 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - GUIDE FOR CIRCULAR AND ELLIPTICAL LOUDSPEAKERS; OUTER FRAME DIAMETERS AND MOUNTING DIMENSIONS
    ISO 7831:1986 Cinematography — A-chain frequency response for reproduction of 35 mm photographic sound — Reproduction characteristics
    ISO 2603:2016 Simultaneous interpreting Permanent booths Requirements
    BS 6840-1(1987) : 1987 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS USED FOR EQUIPMENT PERFORMANCE
    BS EN 60268-4:2014 (published 2014-09) Sound system equipment Microphones
    BS EN 60065 : 2014 AUDIO, VIDEO AND SIMILAR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60065:2014, MODIFIED)
    BS EN 60268-5 : 2003 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 5: LOUDSPEAKERS
    BS 6840-9(1987) : 1987 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ARTIFICIAL REVERBERATION, TIME DELAY AND FREQUENCY SHIFT EQUIPMENT
    BS EN 60268-3:2013 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 3: AMPLIFIERS
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