Sound system equipment - Part 4: Microphones

NEW!IEC 60268-4:2018 is available as IEC 60268-4:2018 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 60268-4:2018 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. It applies to sound system microphones for all applications for speech and music. It does not apply to measurement microphones, but it does apply to each audio channel of microphones having more than one channel, for example for stereo or similar use. It is also applicable to flush-mounted microphones and to the analogue characteristics of microphones with digital audio output. For the purposes of this International Standard, a microphone includes all such devices as transformers, pre-amplifiers, or other elements that form an integral part of the microphone, up to the output terminals specified by the manufacturer. The major characteristics of a microphone are considered in Clauses 6 to 21. Additional characteristics are considered in Annex A and Annex C. IEC 60268-4:2018 cancels and replaces the fifth edition published in 2014. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: a) subclause 19.4 on "pop" measurement replaces Annex C; b) new Annex D for noise measurements in the digital domain.

Elektroakustische Geräte - Teil 4: Mikrofone

Equipements pour systèmes électroacoustiques - Partie 4: Microphones

NEW!IEC 60268-4:2018 est disponible sous forme de IEC 60268-4:2018 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.

Elektroakustične naprave - 4. del: Mikrofoni (IEC 60268-4:2018)

Ta del standarda IEC 60268 določa metode merjenja za električno impedanco, občutljivost, odzivni krmilni vzorec, dinamično območje in zunanje vplive elektroakustičnih mikrofonov ter hkrati določa značilnosti, ki jih opredeli proizvajalec. Uporablja se za elektroakustične mikrofone za vse načine uporabe pri govoru in glasbi. Ne uporablja se za merilne mikrofone, se pa uporablja za vsak avdio kanal mikrofonov, ki imajo več kot en kanal, na primer za stereo oziroma podobno uporabo. Uporablja se tudi za vgrezne vgradne mikrofone in za analogne značilnosti mikrofonov z digitalnim avdio izhodom.
Za namene tega mednarodnega standarda mikrofon vključuje vse take naprave, kot so transformatorji, predojačevalniki ali drugi elementi, ki tvorijo sestavni del mikrofona, do izhodnih terminalov, ki jih določi proizvajalec.
Glavne značilnosti mikrofona so obravnavane v točkah od 6 do 21. Dodatne značilnosti so obravnavane v dodatkih A in C.
OPOMBA: Značilnosti, opredeljene v tem dokumentu, ne opisujejo subjektivnega odziva mikrofona.
Potrebno je dodatno delo za iskanje novih definicij in postopkov merjenja za naknadno uvedbo objektivnih značilnosti za vsaj nekatere subjektivne opise, ki se uporabljajo za opisovanje delovanja mikrofona.

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November 2018
ICS 33.160.50 Supersedes EN 60268-4:2014
English Version
Sound system equipment - Part 4: Microphones
(IEC 60268-4:2018)
Equipements pour systèmes électroacoustiques - Partie 4: Elektroakustische Geräte - Teil 4: Mikrofone
Microphones (IEC 60268-4:2018)
(IEC 60268-4:2018)
This European Standard was approved by CENELEC on 2018-10-17. CENELEC members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC
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European foreword
The text of document 100/2992/CDV, future edition 6 of IEC 60268-4, prepared by IEC/TC 100 "Audio,
video and multimedia systems and equipment" was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and
approved by CENELEC as EN IEC 60268-4:2018.
The following dates are fixed:
• latest date by which the document has to be implemented at national (dop) 2019-07-17
level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement
• latest date by which the national standards conflicting with the (dow) 2021-10-17
document have to be withdrawn

This document supersedes EN 60268-4:2014.
Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of
patent rights. CENELEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 60268-4:2018 was approved by CENELEC as a European
Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following notes have to be added for the standards
CISPR 22:2008 NOTE Harmonized as EN 55022:2010 (modified)
IEC 60065:2014 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60065:2014 (modified)
IEC 60958-4:2016 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 60958-4:2016 (series)
IEC 61000-3-2:2014 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61000-3-2:2014 (not modified)
IEC 61000-3-3:2013 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61000-3-3:2013 (not modified)
IEC 61606 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 61606 (series)
IEC 61672-1:2013 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61672-1:2013 (not modified)


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Annex ZA

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