Engineering Guideline​

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. 


EG 1:1990 Alignment Color Bar Test Signal for Television Picture Monitors
EG 2:1999 Edge Identification of Motion-Picture Raw Stock Containers
EG 3:1994 Projection for Technical Conferences
EG 5:2003 Projected Image Quality of 70-, 35- and 16-mm Motion-Picture Projection Systems
EG 7:1994 Audio Sync Pulse for 8-mm Type S Cameras, Magnetic Audio Recorders and Rerecording Projectors
EG 8:1993 Specifications for Motion-Picture Camera Equipment Used in Space Environment
EG 9:2005 Audio Recording Reference Level for Post-Production of Motion-Picture Related Materials
EG 10:2003 Tape Transport Geometry Parameters for 19-mm Type D-1 Television Digital Component Recording
EG 12:1994 Control of Basic Parameters in the Manufacture of SMPTE Photographic and Magnetic Audio Test Films
EG 13:1986 Use of Audio Magnetic Test Films
EG 13:2012 Use of Audio Magnetic Test Films
EG 14:2005 Artificial Acoustical Background Noise in Dubbing Stages
EG 15:2005 Level for Analog Recording of Dialog in Motion-Picture Production
EG 16:2002 Measurement Methods for Motion-Picture Camera Acoustical Noise - Field Method
EG 16:2014 Measurement Methods for Film and Digital Motion-Picture Camera Acoustical Noise - Field Method
EG 17:2002 B-Chain Electroacoustical Response for Preparing Magnetic Masters for Transfer to 16-mm or 35/32-mm Monaural Photographic Film
EG 18:1994 Design of Effective Cine Theaters
EG 20:1997 Tape Transport Geometry Parameters for 19-mm Type D-2 Composite Format for Television Digital Recording
EG 21:1997 Nomenclature for Television Digital Recording of 19-mm Type D-1 Component and Type D-2 Composite Formats
EG 22:1997 Description and Index of Documents for 19-mm Type D-2 Composite Television Digital Recording
EG 23:2005 Transfer of Two-Channel Stereo Audio from Audio Magnetic Film or Tape to Video Tape
EG 24:1995 Video and Audio Alignment Tapes and Procedures for 1-in Type C Helical-Scan Television Analog Recorders
EG 25:2003 Telecine Scanning for Film Transfer to Television
EG 26:1995 Audio Channel Assignments for Digital Television Tape Recorders with AES/EBU Digital Audio Inputs
EG 27:2004 Supplemental Information for SMPTE 170M and Background on the Development of NTSC Color Standards
EG 28:1993 Annotated Glossary of Essential Terms for Electronic Production
EG 29:1993 Remote Control of Television Equipment
EG 30:1995 Implementation of ESlan Standards
EG 31:1995 Considerations for Cassette Bar Code Readers
EG 32:1996 Emphasis of AES/EBU Audio in Television Systems and Preferred Audio Sampling Rate
EG 33:2004 Jitter Characteristics and Measurements
EG 34:2004 Pathological Conditions in Serial Digital Video Systems
EG 35:1999 Time and Control Code Time Address Clock Precision for Television, Audio and Film
EG 35:2012 Time and Control Code Time Address Clock Precision for Television, Audio and Film
EG 36:2000 Transformations Between Television Component Color Signals
EG 37:2001 Node Structure for the SMPTE Metadata Dictionary
EG 38:2001 MPEG-2 Operating Range Applications
EG 39:2003 Overview of Declarative Data Essence
EG 40:2002 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE 12M Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time
EG 40:2012 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE 12-1 Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time
EG 40:2016 Conversion of Time Values between SMPTE ST 12-1 Time Code, MPEG-2 PCR Time Base and Absolute Time
EG 41:2004 For Television - Material Exchange Format (MXF) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)
EG 42:2004 For Television - Material Exchange Format (MXF) - MXF Descriptive Metadata
EG 42:2015 Material Exchange Format (MXF) - MXF Descriptive Metadata
EG 43:2009 System Implementation of CEA-708 and CEA-608 Closed Captioning and Program-Related Data
EG 44:2005 Care, Storage, Operation, Handling and Shipping of Magnetic Recording Tape for Television
EG 377-3:2013 Material Exchange Format (MXF) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)
EG 432-1:2010 Digital Source Processing - Color Processing for D-Cinema
EG 432-2:2006 Digital Source Processing - D-Cinema Low Frequency Effects (LFE) Channel Audio Characteristics
EG 2021-3:2009 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases
EG 2021-3:2012 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases
EG 2021-3:2013 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases
EG 2021-3:2015 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases
EG 2021-3:2017 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Use Cases
EG 2021-4:2009 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation
EG 2021-4:2012 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation
EG 2021-4:2013 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation
EG 2021-4:2015 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation
EG 2021-4:2017 Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF) - Schema Documentation
EG 2032-4:2007 Media Dispatch Protocol (MDP) - Engineering Guideline (Informative)
EG 2039:2008 Inspection and Cleaning Processes for the 304M Hybrid Connector
EG 2046-3:2010 Safe Areas for Television
EG 2050-2:2012 4:2:2 / 4:2:0 Format Conversion Minimizing Color Difference Signal Degradation in Concatenated Operations - Application
EG 2059-10:2016 Introduction to the New Synchronization System
EG 2061:2016 Stereoscopic Distribution Master - Glossary
EG 2069:2012 SMPTE ST 297 Optical SDI Networks
EG 2074:2013 SMPTE Metadata Naming Guidelines
EG 2076-2:2016 Image Identification, Alignment, Transport and System Guidance for Stereoscopic (S3D) or Multi-Camera Array