IEC 61179:1993 

Helical-scan digital composite video cassette recording system using 19 mm magnetic tape, format D2 (NTSC, PAL, PAL-M)


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Specifies the content, format and recording method of the data blocks forming the helical records of the tape containing video, audio and associated data using the 19 mm type D-2 cassette. In addition, this document specifies the content, format and recording method of the longitudinal record containing tracking information for the scanning head associated with the helical records.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1993-03-05
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 100/TA 6 - Storage media, storage data structures, storage systems and equipmentrss
ICS29.040.10 - Insulating oils
Stability date  2026
File size6439 KB

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