SC-05-05 meeting report, Paris, May 2006

Report of the meeting of the SC-05-05 Working Group on Grounding and EMC Practices of the SC-05 Subcommittee on Interconnections held in Paris, France 2006-05-20

The meeting was convened by B. Olson.

The agenda and J. Brown's report of the previous meeting on 2005-10-07 in New York, NY., US. were accepted.

Open projects

AES48-2005 Shields of connectors in audio equipment containing active circuitry
This standard will come up for review in 2010. No changes were requested or required.

Development projects

AES-X27 Field Test Methods for Measuring Electromagnetic Interference
The group is still looking for a volunteer to build the unit designed by B. Whitlock. We also need a specification for the use of an adapted cell- phone test of power vs. distance together with details on Nextel phones that could be used for testing.

AES-X125 Input filtering for electromagnetic compatibility
Secretariat to contact D. Burt to get permission to use the contents of his document.

AES-X147A Connection of cable shields within connectors attached to balanced audio cables
Secretariat to format PCFC for review by the WG.

AES-X147B Shielding of balanced audio wiring within passive connector panels and passive mic splitters
Secretariat to format PCFC for review by the WG.

AES-X147C Shields of microphone level outputs of active equipment other than microphones
Secretariat to format PCFC for review by the WG.

AES-X152 Signal levels and impedances of analog audio interfaces
Secretariat to forward recordings of the last two meetings to John Woodgate for his review.


There are no liaisons.

New Projects

There were no new projects proposed.

New Business

There was no new business.

The next meeting will be held in conjunction with the 121st AES Convention in San Francisco, 2006-10.

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