• BS 6259:2015

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

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    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: Application of standards
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Explanation of technical words
            and phrases
    Annex B (informative) - Loudspeakers and associated
            system components
    Annex C (informative) - Types of microphones
    Annex D (normative) - Use and siting of microphones
    Annex E (informative) - STI qualification bands
    Annex F (informative) - Examples of certificates
    Annex G (informative) - Dynamics processors (compressors
            and AGC)
    Bibliography

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    Provides recommendations for the design, planning, installation, testing and maintenance of sound systems intended for communicating speech, music and/or other signals, including systems conveying emergency messages or signals that are not connected to a fire detection system.

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    Committee EPL/100
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6259(1997) 13/30218906 DC. (04/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current

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

    BS 6840-18(1996) : 1996 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PEAK PROGRAMME LEVEL METERS - GUIDE FOR DIGITAL AUDIO LEVEL METER
    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 5839-9:2011 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 9: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    BS EN 54-16 : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 16: VOICE ALARM CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    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
    BS 6840-10(1991) : 1991 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 10: METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF PEAK PROGRAMME LEVEL METERS
    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 61938 : 2013 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    BS EN 54-24 : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 24: COMPONENTS OF VOICE ALARM SYSTEMS - LOUDSPEAKERS
    BS 6840-17(1991) : 1991 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - METHODS FOR SPECIFYING AND MEASURING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF STANDARD VOLUME INDICATORS
    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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