• AES 3 : 2009(R2014)

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    AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO ENGINEERING - SERIAL TRANSMISSION FORMAT FOR TWO-CHANNEL LINEARLY REPRESENTED DIGITAL AUDIO DATA

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    Superseded date:  06-08-2019

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  Audio Engineering Society

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    Foreword
    Foreword to second edition
    Foreword to third edition
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions and abbreviations
    4 Interface format
      4.1 Structure of format
      4.2 Channel coding
      4.3 Preambles
      4.4 Validity bit
    5 User data format
    6 Channel status format
    7 Interface format implementation
      7.1 General
      7.2 Transmitter
      7.3 Receivers
    8 Electrical requirements
      8.1 General characteristics
      8.2 Line driver characteristics
      8.3 Line receiver characteristics
      8.4 Connectors
    Annex A
    Annex B
    Annex C
    Annex D

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    Defines a serial digital transmission of two channels of periodically sampled and uniformly quantized audio signals on various media.

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    Development Note Includes Four Parts (Zip format) which are also available separately, AES 3-1, AES 3-2, AES 3-3 and AES 3-4. (01/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Audio Engineering Society
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    BS ISO 26428-2:2008 Digital cinema (D-cinema) distribution master Audio characteristics
    07/30170868 DC : DRAFT AUG 2007 BS ISO 26428-3 - DIGITAL CINEMA (D-CINEMA) DISTRIBUTION MASTER - PART 3: AUDIO CHANNEL MAPPING AND CHANNEL LABELING
    BS EN 62071-2:2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 2: COMPRESSION FORMAT
    AES 50 : 2011 AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO ENGINEERING - HIGH-RESOLUTION MULTI-CHANNEL AUDIO INTERCONNECTION (HRMAI)
    I.S. EN 60958-4:2003 DIGITAL AUDIO INTERFACE - PART 4: PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS (TA4)
    BS EN 62356-3:2004 Video recording. 12,65 mm type D-11 format Data mapping over SDTI
    05/30127335 DC : DRAFT JAN 2005 IEC 62071-2 - HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 2: COMPRESSION FORMAT
    SMPTE RD 33 : 2015 FORMAT FOR NON-PCM AUDIO AND DATA IN AES3 - DOLBY-E DATA TYPE
    05/30127327 DC : DRAFT JAN 2005 IEC 62071-1 - HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6.35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 1: VTR SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 62537:2010 INTERFACE FOR LOUDSPEAKERS WITH DIGITAL INPUT SIGNALS BASED ON IEC 60958
    SMPTE ST 430-14 : 2015 D-CINEMA OPERATIONS - DIGITAL SYNC SIGNAL AND AUX DATA TRANSFER PROTOCOL
    IEC 62379-2:2008 Common control interface for networked digital audio and video products - Part 2: Audio
    EN 60958-4-2 : 2016 DIGITAL AUDIO INTERFACE - PART 4-2: PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS - METADATA AND SUBCODE (IEC 60958-4-2:2016)
    EN 62071-1 : 2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 1: VTR SPECIFICATIONS
    EN 62356-3 : 2004 VIDEO RECORDING - 12,65 MM TYPE D-11 FORMAT - PART 3: DATA MAPPING OVER SDTI
    EN 62379-2 : 2009 COMMON CONTROL INTERFACE FOR NETWORKED DIGITAL AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTS - PART 2: AUDIO
    EN 62141 : 2006 HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING MPEG-4 COMPRESSION - TYPE D-16 FORMAT
    BS EN 60268-4:2014 (published 2014-09) Sound system equipment Microphones
    SMPTE ST 318 : 1999 SYNCHRONIZATION OF 59.94- OR 50-HZ RELATED VIDEO AND AUDIO SYSTEMS IN ANALOG AND DIGITAL AREAS - REFERENCE SIGNALS
    BS EN 62379-2:2009 COMMON CONTROL INTERFACE FOR NETWORKED DIGITAL AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTS - PART 2: AUDIO
    BS EN 62071-1:2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 1: VTR SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 62141:2006 Helical-scan digital video cassette recording format using 12,65mm magnetic tape and incorporating MPEG-4 compression. Type D-16 format
    AES 26 : 2001(R2011)
    06/30152354 DC : DRAFT JUN 2006 BS IEC 62447-2 - HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-12 - PART 2: COMPRESSION FORMAT (TA6)
    BS EN 62289:2003 Video recording. Helical-scan digital video cassette recording format using 12,65 mm magnetic tape and incorporating MPEG-2 compression. Format D-10
    BS EN 61606-3:2008 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    ANSI INCITS 356 : 2002 : R2007 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - FIBRE CHANNEL - AUDIO VIDEO (FC-AV)
    ANSI INCITS 356 : 2002 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - FIBRE CHANNEL - AUDIO VIDEO (FC-AV)
    SMPTE ST 370 : 2013 DATA STRUCTURE FOR DV-BASED AUDIO, DATA AND COMPRESSED VIDEO AT 100 MB/S 1080/60I, 1080/50I, 720/60P, 720/50P
    I.S. EN 62356-1:2004 VIDEO RECORDING - 12,65 MM TYPE D-11 FORMAT - PART 1: TAPE RECORDING
    SMPTE ST 279 : 2001 FOR DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDING - 1/2-IN TYPE D-5 STANDARD-DEFINITION COMPONENT VIDEO AND TYPE HD-D5 HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEO COMPRESSED DATA
    IEC 60268-4:2014 Sound system equipment - Part 4: Microphones
    07/30168731 DC : 0 BS EN 61606-3 - AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENTS METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE (TC 100)
    CEI EN 62537 : 2012 INTERFACE FOR LOUDSPEAKERS WITH DIGITAL INPUT SIGNALS BASED ON IEC 60958
    03/301821 DC : DRAFT JAN 2003 IEC 62356-1 - HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING DCT COMPRESSION - FORMAT D-11 - PART 1: TAPE RECORDING
    BS EN 62356-1:2004 VIDEO RECORDING - 12,65 MM TYPE D-11 FORMAT - PART 1: TAPE RECORDING
    SMPTE ST 306 : 2002 TELEVISION - 6.35-MM TYPE D-7 COMPONENT FORMAT - VIDEO COMPRESSION AT 25 MB/S AND 50 MB/S - 525/60 AND 625/50
    SMPTE ST 340 : 2015 FORMAT FOR NON-PCM AUDIO AND DATA IN AES3 - ATSC A/52B DIGITAL AUDIO COMPRESSION STANDARD FOR AC-3 AND ENHANCED AC-3 DATA TYPES
    07/30170865 DC : DRAFT AUG 2007 BS ISO 26428-2 - DIGITAL CINEMA (D-CINEMA) DISTRIBUTION MASTER - PART 2: AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS
    08/30177133 DC : DRAFT JAN 2008 BS EN 62537 - DIGITAL LOUDSPEAKER INTERFACE BASED ON IEC 60958-4 (TA4)
    AES 52 : 2006(R2017) AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO ENGINEERING AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO ENGINEERING - INSERTION OF UNIQUE IDENTIFIERS INTO THE AES3 TRANSPORT STREAM
    I.S. EN 60958-4-2:2016 DIGITAL AUDIO INTERFACE - PART 4-2: PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS - METADATA AND SUBCODE
    I.S. EN 62379-2:2009 COMMON CONTROL INTERFACE FOR NETWORKED DIGITAL AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTS - PART 2: AUDIO
    I.S. EN 62289:2003 VIDEO RECORDING - HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING MPEG-2 COMPRESSION - FORMAT D-10
    ISO 26428-2:2008 Digital cinema (D-cinema) distribution master — Part 2: Audio characteristics
    IEC 60958-4:2003+AMD1:2008 CSV Digital audio interface - Part 4: Professional applications
    IEC 62141:2005 Helican-scan digital video cassette recording format using 12,65 mm magnetic tape and incorporating MPEG-4 compression - Type D-16 format
    08/30177597 DC : DRAFT FEB 2008 BS EN 62537 - INTERFACE FOR LOUDSPEAKERS WITH DIGITAL INPUT SIGNALS BASED ON IEC 60958-4 (TA4)
    17/30352682 DC : 0 BS IEC 60268-4 ED6.0 - SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES
    BS EN 60958-4 : 2003 DIGITAL AUDIO INTERFACE - PART 4: PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS (TA4)
    SMPTE ST 382 : 2007 AMD 2 2013
    SMPTE ST 2101 : 2015 FORMAT FOR NON-PCM AUDIO AND DATA IN AES3 - AC-4 DATA TYPE
    BS ISO 26428-3:2008 Digital cinema (D-cinema) distribution master Audio channel mapping and channel labeling
    BS EN 60958-4-2:2016 Digital audio interface Professional applications. Metadata and subcode
    AES 48 : 2005(R2010)
    SMPTE ST 356 : 2001 TELEVISION - TYPE D-10 STREAM SPECIFICATIONS - MPEG-2 4:2:2P @ ML FOR 525/60 AND 625/50
    IEC 62447-2:2007 Helical-scan compressed digital video cassette system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape - Format D-12 - Part 2: Compression format
    I.S. EN 62071-1:2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 1: VTR SPECIFICATIONS
    I.S. EN 61606-3:2008 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    AES 18 : 1996(R2002)
    I.S. EN 62071-2:2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 2: COMPRESSION FORMAT
    CEI EN 61606-3 : 2009 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    IEC 62447-1:2007 Helical-scan compressed digital video cassette system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape - Format D-12 - Part 1: VTR specifications
    ISO 26428-3:2008 Digital cinema (D-cinema) distribution master — Part 3: Audio channel mapping and channel labeling
    IEC 62356-3:2003 Video recording - 12,65 mm type D-11 format - Part 3: Data mapping over SDTI
    IEC 61606-3:2008 Audio and audiovisual equipment - Digital audio parts - Basic measurement methods of audio characteristics - Part 3: Professional use
    IEC 62289:2002 Video recording - Helical-scan digital video casette recording format using 12,65 mm magnetic tape and incorporating MPEG-2 Compression - Format D-10
    IEC 62537:2010 Interface for loudspeakers with digital input signals based on IEC 60958
    IEC 62071-1:2005 Helical-scan compressed digital video cassette system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape - Format D-7 - Part 1: VTR specifications
    IEC 62356-1:2003 Video recording - 12,65 mm Type D-11 format - Part 1: Tape recording
    IEC 62071-2:2005 Helical-scan compressed digital video cassette system using 6,35 mm magnetic tape - Format D-7 - Part 2: Compression format
    EN 62356-1 : 2004 VIDEO RECORDING - 12,65 MM TYPE D-11 FORMAT - PART 1: TAPE RECORDING
    ISO/IEC 14165-321:2009 Information technology Fibre Channel Part 321: Audio-Video (FC-AV)
    06/30152349 DC : DRAFT JUN 2006 BS IEC 62447-1 - HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-12 - PART 1: VTR SPECIFICATIONS (TA6)
    BS EN 61883-6:2014 (published 2014-11) Consumer audio/video equipment. Digital interface Audio and music data transmission protocol
    09/30191349 DC : 0 BS EN 60268-4 ED.4 - SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES (GMT)
    SMPTE ST 428.3 : 2006 D-CINEMA DISTRIBUTION MASTER - AUDIO CHANNEL MAPPING AND CHANNEL LABELING
    03/301819 DC : DRAFT JAN 2003 IEC 62356-3 - HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING DCT COMPRESSION - FORMAT D-11 - PART 3: DATA MAPPING OVER SDTI
    03/315646 DC : DRAFT SEP 2003 IEC 61883-6. ED.2.0 - CONSUMER AUDIO/VIDEO EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL INTERFACE - PART 6 - AUDIO AND MUSIC DATA TRANSMISSION
    AES 47 : 2006(R2011) AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO - DIGITAL INPUT-OUTPUT INTERFACING - TRANSMISSION OF DIGITAL AUDIO OVER ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE (ATM) NETWORKS
    CEI EN 62379-2 : 2009 COMMON CONTROL INTERFACE FOR NETWORKED DIGITAL AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTS - PART 2: AUDIO
    I.S. EN 62356-3:2004 VIDEO RECORDING - 12,65 MM TYPE D-11 FORMAT - PART 3: DATA MAPPING OVER SDTI
    I.S. EN 61883-6:2014 CONSUMER AUDIO/VIDEO EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL INTERFACE - PART 6: AUDIO AND MUSIC DATA TRANSMISSION PROTOCOL
    SMPTE ST 341 : 2000 TELEVISION - FORMAT FOR NON-PCM AUDIO AND DATA IN AN AES3 - CAPTIONING DATA TYPE
    I.S. EN 62141:2006 HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING MPEG-4 COMPRESSION - TYPE D-16 FORMAT
    I.S. EN 60268-4:2014 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES
    EN 60958-4:2003/A1:2008 DIGITAL AUDIO INTERFACE - PART 4: PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS (TA4)
    EN 61883-6:2014 CONSUMER AUDIO/VIDEO EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL INTERFACE - PART 6: AUDIO AND MUSIC DATA TRANSMISSION PROTOCOL (IEC 61883-6:2014)
    EN 62537 : 2010 Interface for loudspeakers with digital input signals based on IEC 60958
    EN 61606-3 : 2008 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    EN 62071-2 : 2006 HELICAL-SCAN COMPRESSED DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE SYSTEM USING 6,35 MM MAGNETIC TAPE - FORMAT D-7 - PART 2: COMPRESSION FORMAT
    EN 60268-4:2014 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES (IEC 60268-4:2014)
    EN 62289 : 2003 VIDEO RECORDING - HELICAL-SCAN DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDING FORMAT USING 12,65 MM MAGNETIC TAPE AND INCORPORATING MPEG-2 COMPRESSION - FORMAT D-10
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