• EN 60268-4:2014

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 4: MICROPHONES (IEC 60268-4:2014)

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    Superseded date:  31-01-2022

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    Published date:  29-08-2014

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General conditions
    5 Particular conditions
    6 Type description (acoustical behaviour)
    7 Terminals and controls
    8 Reference point and axis
    9 Rated power supply
    10 Electrical impedance
    11 Sensitivity
    12 Response
    13 Directional characteristics
    14 Amplitude non-linearity
    15 Limiting characteristics
    16 Balance
    17 Equivalent sound pressure level due to
       inherent noise
    18 Ambient conditions
    19 External influences
    20 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
    21 Physical characteristics
    22 Classification of the characteristics to be specified
    Annex A (normative) - Additional characteristics
    Annex B (informative) - Sound insulation device
    Annex C (informative) - Simplified procedure for 'pop'
            measurements
    Annex D (informative) - Recommendations for professional
            digital microphones
    Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    IEC 60268-4:2014 specifies methods of measurement for the electrical impedance, sensitivity, directional response pattern, dynamic range and external influences of sound system microphones, and also details the characteristics to be specified by the manufacturer.

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    Committee TC 100X
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. EN 61842:2002 MICROPHONES AND EARPHONES FOR SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS
    BS EN 61842:2002 Microphones and earphones for speech communications
    UNI EN 54-16 : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 16: VOICE ALARM CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    CEI EN 61842 : 2002 MICROPHONES AND EARPHONES FOR SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS
    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 54-16:2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 16: VOICE ALARM CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    IEC 61842:2002 Microphones and earphones for speech communications
    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 54-16:2008 Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Part 16: Voice alarm control and indicating equipment
    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
    DIN EN 54-16 E : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 16: VOICE ALARM CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    BS EN 54-16 : 2008 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 16: VOICE ALARM CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    DIN EN 54-16:2008-06 Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Part 16: Voice alarm control and indicating equipment
    EN 61842 : 2002 MICROPHONES AND EARPHONES FOR SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS

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

    IEC 61000-4-8 : 2.0 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-8: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - POWER FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELD IMMUNITY TEST
    IEC 61938 : 2.0 MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS - GUIDE TO THE RECOMMENDED CHARACTERISTICS OF ANALOGUE INTERFACES TO ACHIEVE INTEROPERABILITY
    IEC 60268-3:2013 Sound system equipment - Part 3: Amplifiers
    CFR 47(PTS70-79) : OCT 2017 TELECOMMUNICATIONS - FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
    IEC 61000-4-4 : 3.0EN+(REDLINE+VERSION) ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-4: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - ELECTRICAL FAST TRANSIENT/BURST IMMUNITY TEST
    IEC 60958-4:2003+AMD1:2008 CSV Digital audio interface - Part 4: Professional applications
    IEC 60268-12:1987 Sound system equipment. Part 12: Application of connectors for broadcast and similar use
    EN 61260-1 : 2014 ELECTROACOUSTICS - OCTAVE-BAND AND FRACTIONAL-OCTAVE-BAND FILTERS - PART 1: SPECIFICATIONS (IEC 61260-1:2014)
    AES 3 : 2009(R2014) AES STANDARD FOR DIGITAL AUDIO ENGINEERING - SERIAL TRANSMISSION FORMAT FOR TWO-CHANNEL LINEARLY REPRESENTED DIGITAL AUDIO DATA
    2004/108/EC : 2004 DIRECTIVE 2004/108/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 15 DECEMBER 2004 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY AND REPEALING DIRECTIVE 89/336/EC
    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
    EN 61000-4-2:2009 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-2: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE IMMUNITY TEST
    HD 483.11 : 200S3 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - APPLICATION OF CONNECTORS FOR THE INTERCONNECTION OF SOUND SYSTEM COMPONENTS
    AES 42 : 2010(R2015) AES STANDARD FOR ACOUSTICS - DIGITAL INTERFACE FOR MICROPHONES
    CFR 47(PTS0-19) : OCT 2017 TELECOMMUNICATION - FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
    IEC 61000-4-6 : 4.0 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-6: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - IMMUNITY TO CONDUCTED DISTURBANCES, INDUCED BY RADIO-FREQUENCY FIELDS
    CISPR 22:2008 Information technology equipment - Radio disturbance characteristics - Limits and methods of measurement
    EN 61000-4-3 : 2006 AMD 2 2010 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-3: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - RADIATED, RADIO-FREQUENCY, ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD IMMUNITY TEST
    EN 60268-5:2003/A1:2009 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 5: LOUDSPEAKERS
    EN 60268-12:1995/A2:1995 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - APPLICATION OF CONNECTORS FOR BROADCAST AND SIMILAR USE
    EN 60268-3:2013 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - PART 3: AMPLIFIERS (IEC 60268-3:2013)
    EN 61000-4-8:2010 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-8: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - POWER FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELD IMMUNITY TEST
    IEC 61000-4-2:2008 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-2: Testing and measurement techniques - Electrostatic discharge immunity test
    IEC 61000-4-3:2006+AMD1:2007+AMD2:2010 CSV Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Part 4-3: Testing and measurement techniques - Radiated, radio-frequency, electromagnetic field immunity test
    IEC 61260-1:2014 Electroacoustics - Octave-band and fractional-octave-band filters - Part 1: Specifications
    HD 483.1 : 200S2 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - GENERAL
    IEC 60268-1:1985 Sound system equipment. Part 1: General
    CISPR 35:2016 Electromagnetic compatibility of multimedia equipment - Immunity requirements
    EN 55103-2:2009 Electromagnetic compatibility - Product family standard for audio, video, audio-visual and entertainment lighting control apparatus for professional use - Part 2: Immunity
    IEC 61000-3-3 : 3.0EN+(REDLINE+VERSION) ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-3: LIMITS - LIMITATION OF VOLTAGE CHANGES, VOLTAGE FLUCTUATIONS AND FLICKER IN PUBLIC LOW-VOLTAGE SUPPLY SYSTEMS, FOR EQUIPMENT WITH RATED CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE AND NOT SUBJECT TO CONDITIONAL CONNECTION
    EN 61000-4-4:2012 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-4: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - ELECTRICAL FAST TRANSIENT/BURST IMMUNITY TEST (IEC 61000-4-4:2012)
    EN 61000-4-6:2014/AC:2015 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-6: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - IMMUNITY TO CONDUCTED DISTURBANCES, INDUCED BY RADIO-FREQUENCY FIELDS (IEC 61000-4-6:2013)
    EN 300 422-2 : 1.4.1 WIRELESS MICROPHONES; AUDIO PMSE UP TO 3 GHZ; PART 2: CLASS B RECEIVERS; HARMONISED STANDARD COVERING THE ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE 3.2 OF DIRECTIVE 2014/53/EU
    HD 483.2 : 200S2 SOUND SYSTEM EQUIPMENT - EXPLANATION OF GENERAL TERMS AND CALCULATION METHODS
    IEC 60268-11:1987 Sound system equipment. Part 11: Application of connectors for the interconnection of sound system components
    CFR 47(PTS80-END) : OCT 2017 TELECOMMUNICATION - FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
    IEC 60268-5:2003+AMD1:2007 CSV Sound system equipment - Part 5: Loudspeakers
    IEC 61000-3-2 : 4.0 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 3-2: LIMITS - LIMITS FOR HARMONIC CURRENT EMISSIONS (EQUIPMENT INPUT CURRENT <= 16 A PER PHASE)
    IEC 61000-4-16 : 2.0 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-16: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - TEST FOR IMMUNITY TO CONDUCTED, COMMON MODE DISTURBANCES IN THE FREQUENCY RANGE 0 HZ TO 150 KHZ
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