From: "Phil Allison"
References: <3DEE2757.EE79B063@crf.canon.fr> <3DEE35F9.20AC0D73@gv.net> <3DEE9C16.BAB6D5F6@gv.net>
Subject: Re: audio line specifications
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Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 07:46:11 +1100
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"Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name" wrote in message
> In article <3DEE9C16.BAB6D5F6@gv.net>, firstname.lastname@example.org talked about...
> > John Woodgate wrote:
> > >I read in sci.electronics.design that Michael R. Kesti
> > >wrote (in <3DEE35F9.20AC0D73@gv.net>) about 'audio line
> > >specifications', on Wed, 4 Dec 2002:
> > >>There are no such standards for audio. Instead, most equipment, both
> > >>consumer and professional, is designed to a rather loose set of
> > >>For consumer equipment these include:
> > >
> > >Absolutely NOT! Before IEC 61938 was IEC 60268-15, which was around for
> > >about 20 years.
> > Oh yes, those widely acknowledged, readily available, and universally
> > applied IEC standards. They certainly have made plug-and-play of the
> > analog audio world!
> > >Just because YOU don't know about it doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
> > I think that you may have missed the "Neener, neener", unless you stuck
> > your tounge out when writing that.
> Well, if you claim to be authoritative and tell everyone that no such
> standards exist, then you can expect to have your nose rubbed in it when
> someone tell you that you made a mistake.
** Mr Kresti made no mistake here. Read the context. The word "such"
is the crucial one - it refers to the words of the OP.
The situation with audio *is* nothing like the rigid standards set
down for NTSC and PAL signals.
> Instead of saying no such standards, you might have said that the industry
> does so and so, no matter what the standards might be.
** The next part of his post says exactly that ... " loose set of