SC-05-02 meeting report, Munich 2009-05

Report of the meeting of the SC-05-02 Working Group on Audio Connectors of the SC-05 Subcommittee on Interconnections, held in conjunction with the AES 126th Convention in Munich, Germany 2009-05

The meeting was convened by temporary chair B.C. Olson.

The agenda was amended to include AES-X183 and agreed as amended. The report of the previous meeting, 2008-10-02, was accepted as written.

Open projects

AES14-R, Review of AES14-1992 (r2003): AES standard for professional audio equipment - Application of connectors, part 1, XLR-type polarity and gender
No action requested or required.

AES26-R, Review of AES26-2001 (r.2007): AES recommended practice for professional audio - Conservation of the polarity of audio signals
No action requested or required.

AES45-R, Review of AES45-2001 (r.2006): AES standard for single programme connectors - Connectors for loudspeaker-level patch panels
No action requested or required.

Development projects

AES-X011: Fiber-Optic Audio Connections: Connectors and Cables Being Used and Considered for Audio
The revised document from M Natter was discussed and amended. A secretariat-formatted version will be uploaded after the meeting for the working group to consider. The following sections will need to be revised or completed by the working group.

  • Abstract, Foreword, 5.1 (needs to be finished by 2009-06-09)
  • 5.2.2 5.2.2 (needs to be finished or deleted by 2009-06-09)
  • Annex B (Need vector-graphic drawings for the connector)
  • Annex D (M Natter to provide AutoCad drawing to secretariat)
  • Annex E (Offer comments on revision)

AES-X105: Modified XLR-3 Connector for Digital Audio
The revised document from M Natter was discussed and amended. A secretariat-formatted version will be uploaded after the meeting for the working group to consider.

AES-X113: Universal female phone jack
Recent secretariat-formatted draft discussed and minor editorial changes proposed. Secretariat to post updated version to working group reflector as soon as possible.

AES-X123: XL Connectors to Improve Electromagnetic Compatibility
Foreword and abstract for the circumferential contact standard to be written by chair. Filtering part of project to result in future output from this same project number.

AES-X130: Data Connector in a XL Connector Shell
PWD from Secretariat expected soon.

AES-X183: Audio application of 25-way D-type connectors in balanced circuits
A secretariat-formated version will be uploaded after the meeting for the working group to consider.

Liaisons:

None.

New projects:

No new projects were received or proposed.

New business:

There was no new business.

The next meeting will be scheduled in conjunction with the AES 126th Convention in New York City, NY, 2009-10.

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