• EN 60268-3:2013

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    SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 3: AMPLIFIERS (IEC 60268-3:2013)

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    Superseded date:  29-01-2022

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Conditions
    4 Classes of operation
    5 Interchangeable parts
    6 Automatic controls
    7 Power supply
    8 Position of the volume controls
    9 Pre-conditioning for measurements
    10 Series of measurements
    11 Variable consumption apparatus
    12 Marking
    13 Operating environment
    14 Characteristics to be specified, and their methods
       of measurement
    Annex A (informative) - Balanced interfaces
    Annex B (informative) - Specification of a multi-channel
            amplifier
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international Publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Pertains to analogue amplifiers, and the analogue parts of analogue/digital amplifiers, which form part of a sound system for professional or household applications.

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    Committee TC 100X
    Development Note Supersedes HD 483.3 S2:1992 (04/2001)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    CEI EN 61606-1 : 2011 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: GENERAL
    BS EN 61938 : 2013 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    I.S. EN 55103-1:2009 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - PRODUCT FAMILY STANDARD FOR AUDIO, VIDEO, AUDIO-VISUAL AND ENTERTAINMENT LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS FOR PROFESSIONAL USE - PART 1: EMISSIONS
    CEI EN 60118-4 : 2016 ELECTROACOUSTICS - HEARING AIDS - PART 4: INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS FOR HEARING AID PURPOSES - SYSTEM PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    EN IEC 61938 : 2018 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY (IEC 61938:2018)
    EN 60118-4:2015 ELECTROACOUSTICS - HEARING AIDS - PART 4: INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS FOR HEARING AID PURPOSES - SYSTEM PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60118-4:2014/A1:2017)
    EN 50332-2:2013 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT: HEADPHONES AND EARPHONES ASSOCIATED WITH PERSONAL MUSIC PLAYERS - MAXIMUM SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGY - PART 2: MATCHING OF SETS WITH HEADPHONES IF EITHER OR BOTH ARE OFFERED SEPARATELY, OR ARE OFFERED AS ONE PACKAGE EQUIPMENT BUT WITH STANDARDISED CONNECTORS BETWEEN THE TWO ALLOWING TO COMBINE COMPONENTS OF DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS
    BS EN 61606-1 : 2009 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: GENERAL
    CEI EN 61000-3-2 : 2015 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE)
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    CEI EN 60645-1 : 2016 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT - PART 1: EQUIPMENT FOR PURE-TONE AUDIOMETRY
    BS EN 61606-3 : 2008 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    EN IEC 60118-4:2015/A1:2018 ELECTROACOUSTICS - HEARING AIDS - PART 4: INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS FOR HEARING AID PURPOSES - SYSTEM PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 60268-5 : 2003 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 5: LOUDSPEAKERS
    BS EN 60118-4 : 2006 ELECTROACOUSTICS - HEARING AIDS - PART 4: INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS FOR HEARING AID PURPOSES - SYSTEM PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
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    BS EN 60268-4:2014 (published 2014-09) Sound system equipment Microphones
    I.S. EN 61606-1:2009 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: GENERAL
    I.S. EN 60645-1:2017 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT - PART 1: EQUIPMENT FOR PURE-TONE AND SPEECH AUDIOMETRY
    UNE-EN 60118-4:2016 Electroacoustics - Hearing aids - Part 4: Induction-loop systems for hearing aid purposes - System performance requirements
    BS EN IEC 60118-4:2015+A1:2018 Electroacoustics. Hearing aids Induction-loop systems for hearing aid purposes. System performance requirements
    BS EN 60645-1:2017 Electroacoustics. Audiometric equipment Equipment for pure-tone and speech audiometry
    BS EN 50332-2:2013 (published 2013-10) Sound system equipment: Headphones and earphones associated with personal music players. Maximum sound pressure level measurement methodology Matching of sets with headphones if either or both are offered separately, or are offered as one package equipment but with standardised connectors between the two allowing to combine components of different manufacturers or different design
    CEI EN 61938 : 2014 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    I.S. EN 62489-1:2010 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIO-FREQUENCY INDUCTION LOOP SYSTEMS FOR ASSISTED HEARING - PART 1: METHODS OF MEASURING AND SPECIFYING THE PERFORMANCE OF SYSTEM COMPONENTS
    I.S. EN IEC 61938:2018 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    I.S. EN 60268-5:2003 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 5: LOUDSPEAKERS
    BS EN 61000-3-2:2014 (published 2014-09) Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) Limits. Limits for harmonic current emissions (equipment input current 16 A per phase)
    UNE-EN 60645-1:2015 Electroacoustics - Audiometric equipment - Part 1: Equipment for pure-tone audiometry
    UNE-EN 62489-1:2011 Electroacoustics - Audio-frequency induction loop systems for assisted hearing -- Part 1: Methods of measuring and specifying the performance of system components
    EN 55103-1:2009/A1:2012 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - PRODUCT FAMILY STANDARD FOR AUDIO, VIDEO, AUDIO-VISUAL AND ENTERTAINMENT LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS FOR PROFESSIONAL USE - PART 1: EMISSIONS
    I.S. EN 60118-4:2015 ELECTROACOUSTICS - HEARING AIDS - PART 4: INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS FOR HEARING AID PURPOSES - SYSTEM PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    EN 62489-1:2010/A2:2018 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIO-FREQUENCY INDUCTION LOOP SYSTEMS FOR ASSISTED HEARING - PART 1: METHODS OF MEASURING AND SPECIFYING THE PERFORMANCE OF SYSTEM COMPONENTS (IEC 62489-1:2010/A2:2017)
    BS EN 62489-1 : 2010 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIO-FREQUENCY INDUCTION LOOP SYSTEMS FOR ASSISTED HEARING - PART 1: METHODS OF MEASURING AND SPECIFYING THE PERFORMANCE OF SYSTEM COMPONENTS
    I.S. EN 50332-2:2013 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT: HEADPHONES AND EARPHONES ASSOCIATED WITH PERSONAL MUSIC PLAYERS - MAXIMUM SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL MEASUREMENT METHODOLOGY - PART 2: MATCHING OF SETS WITH HEADPHONES IF EITHER OR BOTH ARE OFFERED SEPARATELY, OR ARE OFFERED AS ONE PACKAGE EQUIPMENT BUT WITH STANDARDISED CONNECTORS BETWEEN THE TWO ALLOWING TO COMBINE COMPONENTS OF DIFFERENT MANUFACTURERS
    BS EN 55103-1 : 2009 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY - PRODUCT FAMILY STANDARD FOR AUDIO, VIDEO, AUDIO-VISUAL AND ENTERTAINMENT LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS FOR PROFESSIONAL USE - PART 1: EMISSIONS
    I.S. EN 61000-3-2:2014 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE)
    I.S. EN 60268-4:2014 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES
    I.S. EN 61938:2013 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY (IEC 61938:2013 (EQV))
    EN 61606-1:2009 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 1: GENERAL
    EN 60268-5:2003/A1:2009 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 5: LOUDSPEAKERS
    EN 61606-3 : 2008 AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT - DIGITAL AUDIO PARTS - BASIC MEASUREMENT METHODS OF AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS - PART 3: PROFESSIONAL USE
    EN 61000-3-2:2014 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE) (IEC 61000-3-2:2014)
    EN 60268-4:2014 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES (IEC 60268-4:2014)
    EN 60645-1:2017 ELECTROACOUSTICS - AUDIOMETRIC EQUIPMENT - PART 1: EQUIPMENT FOR PURE-TONE AND SPEECH AUDIOMETRY (IEC 60645-1:2017)

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    IEC 61938 : 2.0 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    EN 60065:2014/AC:2017-01 AUDIO, VIDEO AND SIMILAR ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60065:2014/COR2:2016)
    IEC 61000-4-17:1999+AMD1:2001+AMD2:2008 CSV Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-17: Testing and measurement techniques - Ripple on d.c. input power port immunity test
    HD 483.1 : 200S2 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - GENERAL
    IEC 60268-1:1985 Sound system equipment. Part 1: General
    IEC 60098:1987 Analogue audio disk records and reproducing equipment
    IEC 61000-4-29:2000 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-29: Testing and measurement techniques - Voltage dips, short interruptions and voltage variations on d.c. input power port immunity tests
    EN 61000-4-17:1999/A2:2009 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-17: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - RIPPLE ON D.C. INPUT POWER PORT IMMUNITY TEST
    EN 61000-4-13:2002/A2:2016 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-13: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - HARMONICS AND INTERHARMONICS INCLUDING MAINS SIGNALLING AT A.C. POWER PORT, LOW FREQUENCY IMMUNITY TESTS (IEC 61000-4-13:2002/A2:2015)
    HD 483.2 : 200S2 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - EXPLANATION OF GENERAL TERMS AND CALCULATION METHODS
    IEC 61000-4-13:2002+AMD1:2009+AMD2:2015 CSV Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-13: Testing and measurement techniques - Harmonics and interharmonics includingmains signalling at a.c. power port, low frequency immunity tests
    EN 61000-4-29 : 2000 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-29: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - VOLTAGE DIPS, SHORT INTERRUPTIONS AND VOLTAGE VARIATIONS ON D.C. INPUT POWER PORT IMMUNITY TESTS
    IEC 60268-5:2003+AMD1:2007 CSV Sound system equipment - Part 5: Loudspeakers
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