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    An Engineering Guideline is an informative document, often tutorial in nature, which incorporates engineering Consensus on specifications, dimensions, and/or Version practices. It is intended to guide Users or to provide designs or procedures for Producers. It shall not contain Conformance Language, Normative Text, or Normative References. 


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    EG 1:1990 Alignment Color Bar Test Signal for Television Picture Monitors

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    EG 2:1999 Edge Identification of Motion-Picture Raw Stock Containers

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    EG 3:1994 Projection for Technical Conferences

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    EG 5:2003 Projected Image Quality of 70-, 35- and 16-mm Motion-Picture Projection Systems

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    EG 7:1994 Audio Sync Pulse for 8-mm Type S Cameras, Magnetic Audio Recorders and Rerecording Projectors

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    EG 8:1993 Specifications for Motion-Picture Camera Equipment Used in Space Environment

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    EG 9:2005 Audio Recording Reference Level for Post-Production of Motion-Picture Related Materials

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    EG 10:2003 Tape Transport Geometry Parameters for 19-mm Type D-1 Television Digital Component Recording

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    EG 12:1994 Control of Basic Parameters in the Manufacture of SMPTE Photographic and Magnetic Audio Test Films

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    EG 13:2012 Use of Audio Magnetic Test Films

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    EG 13:1986 Use of Audio Magnetic Test Films

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    EG 14:2005 Artificial Acoustical Background Noise in Dubbing Stages

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    EG 15:2005 Level for Analog Recording of Dialog in Motion-Picture Production

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    EG 16:2014 Measurement Methods for Film and Digital Motion-Picture Camera Acoustical Noise - Field Method

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    EG 16:2002 Measurement Methods for Motion-Picture Camera Acoustical Noise - Field Method

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    EG 17:2002 B-Chain Electroacoustical Response for Preparing Magnetic Masters for Transfer to 16-mm or 35/32-mm Monaural Photographic Film

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    EG 18:1994 Design of Effective Cine Theaters

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    EG 20:1997 Tape Transport Geometry Parameters for 19-mm Type D-2 Composite Format for Television Digital Recording

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    EG 21:1997 Nomenclature for Television Digital Recording of 19-mm Type D-1 Component and Type D-2 Composite Formats

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    EG 22:1997 Description and Index of Documents for 19-mm Type D-2 Composite Television Digital Recording

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    EG 23:2005 Transfer of Two-Channel Stereo Audio from Audio Magnetic Film or Tape to Video Tape

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    EG 24:1995 Video and Audio Alignment Tapes and Procedures for 1-in Type C Helical-Scan Television Analog Recorders

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    EG 25:2003 Telecine Scanning for Film Transfer to Television

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    EG 26:1995 Audio Channel Assignments for Digital Television Tape Recorders with AES/EBU Digital Audio Inputs

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    EG 27:2004 Supplemental Information for SMPTE 170M and Background on the Development of NTSC Color Standards

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    EG 28:1993 Annotated Glossary of Essential Terms for Electronic Production

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    EG 29:1993 Remote Control of Television Equipment

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    EG 30:1995 Implementation of ESlan Standards

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    EG 31:1995 Considerations for Cassette Bar Code Readers

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    EG 32:1996 Emphasis of AES/EBU Audio in Television Systems and Preferred Audio Sampling Rate

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    EG 33:2004 Jitter Characteristics and Measurements

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    EG 34:2004 Pathological Conditions in Serial Digital Video Systems

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    EG 35:2012 Time and Control Code Time Address Clock Precision for Television, Audio and Film

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    EG 35:1999 Time and Control Code Time Address Clock Precision for Television, Audio and Film

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    EG 36:2000 Transformations Between Television Component Color Signals

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    EG 37:2001 Node Structure for the SMPTE Metadata Dictionary

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    EG 38:2001 MPEG-2 Operating Range Applications

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    EG 40:2012 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE 12-1 Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time

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    EG 40:2002 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE 12M Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time

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    EG 40:2016 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE ST 12-1 Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time

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    EG 41:2004 For Television - Material Exchange Format (MXF) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)

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    EG 42:2004 For Television - Material Exchange Format (MXF) - MXF Descriptive Metadata

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    EG 42:2015 Material Exchange Format (MXF) - MXF Descriptive Metadata

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    EG 43:2009 System Implementation of CEA-708 and CEA-608 Closed Captioning and Program-Related Data

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    EG 44:2005 Care, Storage, Operation, Handling and Shipping of Magnetic Recording Tape for Television

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    EG 377-3:2013 Material Exchange Format (MXF) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)

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    EG 432-1:2010 Digital Source Processing - Color Processing for D-Cinema

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    EG 432-2:2006 Digital Source Processing - D-Cinema Low Frequency Effects (LFE) Channel Audio Characteristics

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    EG 39:2003 Overview of Declarative Data Essence

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    EG 2021-4:2009 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation

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    EG 2021-3:2013 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2021-4:2012 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation

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    EG 2021-4:2013 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation

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    EG 2021-3:2012 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2021-3:2009 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2021-3:2015 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2021-4:2015 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation

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    EG 2021-3:2017 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2021-4:2017 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation

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    EG 2021-3:2019 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases

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    EG 2032-4:2007 Media Dispatch Protocol (MDP) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)

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    EG 2039:2008 Inspection and Cleaning Processes for the 304M Hybrid Connector

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    EG 2046-3:2010 Safe Areas for Television

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    EG 2050-2:2012 4:2:2 / 4:2:0 Format Conversion Minimizing Color Difference Signal Degradation in Concatenated Operations - Application

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    EG 2059-10:2016 Introduction to the New Synchronization System

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    EG 2061:2016 Stereoscopic Distribution Master - Glossary

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    EG 2069:2012 SMPTE ST 297 Optical SDI Networks

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    EG 2074:2013 SMPTE Metadata Naming Guidelines

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    EG 2076-2:2016 Image Identification, Alignment, Transport and System Guidance for Stereoscopic (S3D) or Multi-Camera Array

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    EG 2112-2:2018 Audience Measurement Ecosystem

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    EG 2112-2:2019 3/6/12 & 24 Gbit/s SDI Standards Roadmap

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    EG 2112-2:2020 Audience Measurement Ecosystem

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