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Recommended Practice​

A Recommended Practice is a document that states basic specifications, dimensions, or criteria that are not necessary for effective interchange and/or interconnection but that facilitate implementation of systems. Examples are conformance requirements for test materials or measurement methods; constraints on existing specifications, dimensions, criteria, forms; and/or functions within the system described. An SMPTE Recommended Practice may contain Conformance Language. 

RP 103, Care...of Magnetic Tape for Television

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RP 104, Cross-Modulation Tests for Variable-Area Photographic Audio Tracks

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RP 105, Method for Determining the Degree of Jump and Weave in 70-, 35- and 16-m

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RP 106, Film Tension in 35-mm Motion-Picture Systems Operating Under 0.9 m/s (18

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RP 107, Video and Audio Reference Tape for 1-in Type B Helical-Scan Format

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RP 109, Spectral Response... 8-mm Type S Motion-Picture Film

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RP 11, Tape Vacuum Guide Configuration and Position for Quadruplex Video Magneti

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RP 110, Specifications for an Alignment Test Film for Anamorphic Attachments to

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RP 111, Dimensions for 70-, 65- and 35-mm Motion-Picture Film Splices

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RP 113, Supervisory Protocol for Digital Control Interface

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RP 114, Dimensions of Photographic Control and Data Record 16mm

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RP 115, Dimensions of Photographic Control and Data Record 35-mm Print

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RP 116, Dimensions of Photographic Control & Data Record on 35-mm Negatives

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RP 12, Screen Luminance for Drive-In Theaters

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RP 120, Measurement of Intermodulation Distortion in Motion-Picture Audio System

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RP 121, Tape Dropout Specifications for 1-in Types B and C Video Tape Recorders

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RP 122, Dimensions of Cemented Splices on 8-mm Type S Motion-Picture Film, Proje

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RP 123, Dimensions of Tape Splices on 8-mm Type S Projection Type

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RP 124, Insertion Pivot for Studio Lighting Units and Mating Holders for Use wit

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RP 127, Specifications for Type U Audio Level and Multifrequency Analog Test Fil

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RP 128, Specifications for Audio Level and Multifrequency Test Film for 70-mm St

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RP 129, Requirements for 35-, 16- and 8-mm Type S Tape Splices on Magnetic Audio

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RP 130, Dimensions of Tape Splices on 16-mm and 8-mm Type R Motion-Picture Film,

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RP 131, Storage of Motion-Picture Films

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RP 132, Storage of Edit Decision Lists on 8-in Flexible Diskette Media

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RP 133, Specifications for Medical Diagnostic Imaging Test Pattern for Televisio

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SMPTE RP-133:1991 Specifications for Medical Diagnostic Imaging Test Pattern for

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RP 134, Polarity for Analog Audio Magnetic Recording and Reproduction

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RP 135, Use of Binary User Groups in Motion-Picture Time and Control Codes

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RP 136, Time and Control Codes for 24, 25 or 30 Frame-Per-Second Motion-Picture

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RP 138, Control Message Architecture for Digital Control Interface

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RP 139, Tributary Interconnection for Digital Control Interface

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RP 14, Plotting Data from Sensitometric Strips Exposed on Type Ib (Intensity Sca

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RP 140, Position of Analog Photographic Audio Record for Routine One-Frame Cross

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RP 141, Background Acoustic Noise Levels in Theaters and Review Rooms

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RP 142, Stereo Audio Track Allocations and Identification of Noise Reduction for

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RP 143, Specifications for Type U Audio Level and Multifrequency Test Film for 3

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RP 144, Basic System and Transport Geometry Parameters for 1/2-in Type L Format

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RP 145, SMPTE C Color Monitor Colorimetry

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RP 148, Relative Polarity of Stereo Audio Signals

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RP 149, Dimensions of Transverse Cemented Splices on 16-mm and 8-mm Type R Motio

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RP 15, Calibration of Densitometers Used for Black-and-White Photographic Densit

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RP 150, Channel Assignments and Test Leader for Magnetic Film Masters Intended f

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RP 151, Lubrication of 35-mm Motion-Picture Prints for Projection

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RP 152, Edge Identification of Leader and Picture for 35-mm Release Prints

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RP 153, Method for Measuring 35- and 70-mm Shutter Efficiency

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RP 155, Reference Levels for Analog and Digital Audio Systems

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RP 156, Bar Code Labeling for Type D-1 Component and Type D-2 Composite Cassette

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RP 157, Key and Alpha Signals

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RP 158, Basic System and Transport Geometry Parameters for 1/2-in Type M-2 Forma

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RP 16, Specifications of Tracking Control Record for 2-in Quadruplex Video Magne

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RP 160, Three-Channel Parallel Analog Component High-Definition Video Interface

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RP 161, Logic Design for Decoding Digital Audio Control Words in D-1 Helical Dat

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RP 162, Storage of Edit Decision Lists on 3-1/2 in Disks

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RP 163, Television - System Service Messages

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RP 165, Error Detection Checkwords and Status Flags for Use in Bit-Serial Digita

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RP 166, Critical Viewing Conditions for Evaluation of Color Television Pictures

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RP 167, Alignment of NTSC Color Picture Monitors

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RP 168, Definition of Vertical Interval Switching Point for Synchronous Video Sw

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RP 169, Television, Audio and Film Time and Control Code - Auxiliary Time Addres

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RP 17, Photographic Recording Technique for Measuring High-Speed Camera Image Un

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RP 170, Video Tape Recorder Type-Specific Messages for Digital Control Interface

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RP 171, Type-Specific Messages for Digital Control Interface of Analog Audio Tap

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RP 172, Common Messages for Digital Control Interface

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RP 173, Loudspeaker Placements for Audio Monitoring in High-Definition Electroni

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RP 174, Bit-Parallel Digital Interface for 4:4:4:4 Component Video Signal (Singl

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RP 175, Digital Interface for 4:4:4:4 Component Video Signals (Dual Link)

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RP 176, Derivation of Reference Signals for Television Camera Color Evaluation

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RP 177, Derivation of Basic Television Color Equations

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RP 178, Serial Digital Interface Checkfield for 10-Bit 4:2:2 Component and 4fsc

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RP 179, Dialect Specification of Page-Line Directory Index for Television, Audio

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RP 18, Specifications for Test Film for Subjective Checking of 16-mm Motion-Pict

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RP 180, Spectral Conditions Defining Printing Density in Motion-Picture Negative

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RP 181, Audio Sector Time Code and Equipment-Type Information for 19-mm Type D-1

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RP 182, List of Virtual Machine Numbers for ESbus and ESlan Systems

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RP 183, Monitoring and Diagnostics Processors ?

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RP 184, Specification of Jitter in Bit-Serial Digital Systems

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RP 185, Classification of Projection Depth of Focus

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RP 186, Video Index Information Coding for 525- and 625-Line Television Systems

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RP 187, Center, Aspect Ratio and Blanking of Video Images

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RP 189, Organization of DPX Files on TAR Tapes

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RP 19, Specifications for 8-mm Type R Registration Test Film

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RP 190, Care and Preservation of Audio Magnetic Recordings

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RP 191, Routing Switcher Type-Specific Messages for Remote Control of Broadcast

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RP 192, Jitter Measurement Procedures in Bit-Serial Digital Interfaces

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RP 194, Film Negative Cutter's Conform List

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RP 195, Use of the Reference Mark in Manufacturer-Printed Latent Image Key Numbe

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RP 197, Film-to-Video Transfer List

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RP 198, Bit-Serial Digital Checkfield for Use in High-Definition Interfaces

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RP 199, Mapping of Pictures in Wide-Screen (16:9) Scanning Structure to Retain O

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RP 20, Specifications for 16-mm Registration Test Film

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RP 200, Relative and Absolute Sound Pressure Levels– Applicable for Analog Photo

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RP 2002, Content Specification on Solid State Media Card for DV/DV-Based Essence

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RP 2005, Requirements for Equipment Compatibility with Non-PCM AES3 Streams

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RP 2006, Solid State Media (SSM) Card Specification

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RP 2007, Closed-Caption CDP and "Grand Alliance" Serial Interfaces for DTV

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RP 2008, MXF- Mapping AVC Streams into the MXF Generic Container

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RP 201, Encoding Film Transfer Information Using Vertical Interval Time Code

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RP 2019-2, VC-3 Decoder and Bitstream Conformance

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RP 202, Video Alignment for Compression Coding

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RP 2021-1, Requirements and Informative Notes

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RP 2021-5, Using Ad-ID and EIDR as Alternate Identifiers in SMPTE BXF and ATSC P

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RP 2021-6, BXF SDK Documentation

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RP 2021-9, Implementing Broadcast Exchange Format (BXF)

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RP 2025, VC-1 Bitstream Storage in the ISO Base Media File

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RP 2027, AVC Intra-Frame Coding Specification for SSM Card Applications

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RP 203, Real-Time Opportunistic Data Flow Control in an MPEG-2 Transport Emissio

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RP 204, SDTI-CP MPEG Decoder Templates

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RP 2042-3, VC-2 Conformance Specification

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RP 2046-2, Safe Areas for Protection of Alternate Aspect Ratios

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RP 2047, VC-2 Level 66 Compression of Ultra-High Definition Video Sources for Us

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RP 2047-1, VC-2 Mezzanine Level Compression of 1080P High Definition Video Sourc

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RP 2047-3, VC-2 Level 65 Compression of High Definition Video Sources for Use wi

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RP 2047-5, VC-2 Level 66 Compression of Ultra-High Definition Video Sources for

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RP 205, Application of Unique Material Identifiers in Production and Broadcast E

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RP 2050-1, Filtering

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RP 2052-10, Conversion from CEA-608 Data to SMPTE-TT

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RP 2052-11, Conversion from CEA-708 Caption Data to SMPTE-TT

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RP 2054, Method of Measurement of Perceived Loudness of Short Duration Motion Pi

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RP 2058-2, VC-4 Decoder and Bitstream Conformance

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RP 2058-3, VC-4 Bitstream Transport Encodings

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RP 2058-4, VC-4 Bitstream Storage in the ISO Base Media File Format

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RP 206, Opportunistic Data Flow Control Using Ethernet as a Control Channel in a

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RP 207, Transport of Program Description Data in Ancillary Data Packets

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RP 2072, Emphasis and Preferred Sampling Rate for AES/EBU Digital Audio in Telev

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RP 2073-2, VC-5 Video Essence Part 2. Conformance Specification

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RP 2076-1, Production Timing and Synchronization for Stereoscopic (S3D) or Multi

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RP 2077, Full-Range Image Mapping

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RP 2079, Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Name and Entertainment ID Registry (EID

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RP 208, Transport of VBI Packet Data in Ancillary Data Packets

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RP 2080-2, Measurement and Calibration Procedure for HDTV Display Luminance Leve

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RP 2089, Carriage of EIDR Identifiers in MXF Files

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RP 209, Format for Transmission of HD-D5 Compressed Video and Audio Data over 36

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RP 2091-2, Mapping of SMPTE ST 2036-4 Data

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RP 2092-1, Advertising Digital Identifier (Ad-ID?) Representations

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RP 2093, Television Lighting Consistency Index (TLCI)

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RP 2096-1, Cinema Sound System Baseline Setup and Calibration

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RP 2096-2, Cinema Sound System Maintenance Calibration

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RP 21, Dimensions of 35-mm and 70-mm Motion-Picture Rewind Spindles

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RP 210, Metadata Element Dictionary

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RP 211, Implementation of 24P, 25P and 30P Segmented Frames for 1920 x 1080 Prod

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RP 2110-23, Single Video Essence Transport over Multiple ST 2110-20 Streams

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RP 2110-24, Special Considerations for Standard Definition Video Using SMPTE ST

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RP 2110-25, Professional Media over Managed IP Networks: Measurement Practices

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RP 2110-25, Measurement Practices

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RP 2112-1, Audience Measurement Using OBID and OBID-TLC

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RP 2112-11, Conformance Test Materials

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RP 2112-21, Conformance Test Materials

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RP 212, Ancillary Data Mapping over MPEG-2 Video Elementary Stream Editing Infor

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RP 213, MPEG-2 Operating Ranges

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RP 214, Packing KLV Encoded Metadata and Data Essence into SMPTE 291M Ancillary

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RP 215, Vertical Ancillary Data Mapping of Film Transfer and Video Production In

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RP 216, Specifications for 3-Perforation Test and Alignment Film for 35-mm Motio

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RP 217, Nonsynchronized Mapping of KLV Packets into MPEG-2 Systems Streams

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RP 218, Specifications for Safe Action and Safe Title Areas for Television Syste

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RP 219, High-Definition, Standard-Definition Compatible Color Bar Signal

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RP 219-1, High-Definition, Standard-Definition Compatible Color Bar Signal

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RP 219-2, Ultra High-Definition, 2048 x 1080 & 4096 x 2160 Compatible...

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RP 220, PAL/SECAM IP and Trigger Binding to VBI

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RP 221, Specifications for Extraction of 4x3 Areas from Digital 16x9 Images for

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RP 222, Standard Definition Evaluation Masters for Digital Television

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RP 223, Packing UMID and Program Identification Label Data into SMPTE 291M Ancil

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RP 225, Registered Private Information in KLV

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RP 227, VC-1 Bitstream Transport Encodings

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RP 228, VC-1 Decoder and Bitstream Conformance

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RP 24, Dimensions for 16-mm Motion-Picture Camera

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RP 25, Audio and Picture Synchronization in Motion-Picture Film Relative to Lead

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RP 27-1, Specifications for Operational Alignment Test Pattern for Television

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RP 27-2, Specifications for Operational Registration Test Pattern for Multiple-C

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RP 27-3, Specifications for Safe Action and Safe Title Areas Test Pattern for Te

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RP 27-4, Specifications for an Operational Test Pattern for Checking Jitter, Wea

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RP 27-5, Specifications for Mid-Frequency Response Test Pattern for Television

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RP 291, Assigned Ancillary Identification Codes

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RP 291-2, 4:2:2 SDTV and HDTV Component Systems and 4:2:2 2048 ×1080 Production

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RP 32, Specifications for 8-mm Type S Test Film for Projectors and Printers Reel

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RP 34, Dimensions for 16-mm Motion-Picture Projector Reel Spindles

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RP 36, Positioning the Headwheel and Adjacent Tape Guides for 2-in Quadruplex Vi

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RP 38, Specifications for Deflection Linearity Test Pattern for Television

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RP 39, Specifications for Maintaining an Emulsion-In Orientation on Theatrical R

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RP 40, Specifications for 35-mm Projector Alignment and Screen Image Quality Tes

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RP 428-4, D-Cinema Distribution Master —Audio File Format and Delivery Constrain

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RP 428-5, Mapping of Images into Constrained Tag Image File

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RP 428-6, D-Cinema Distribution Master ?Digital Leader

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RP 431-2, Reference Projector and Environment

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RP 45, Use and Care of Sound Test Films

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RP 47, Electronic Method of Dropout Detection and Counting

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RP 48, Lubrication of 16- and 8-mm Motion-Picture Prints

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RP 49, Leaders for 8-mm Type R and S Motion-Picture Release Prints Used in Conti

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RP 50, Dimensions for 8-mm Type S Motion-Picture Projector Reel Spindles

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RP 51, Screen Luminance and Viewing Conditions for 8-mm Review Rooms

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RP 53, Scene-Change Methods for Printing 35-mm, 16-mm and 8-mm Type S Motion-Pic

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RP 54, Edge Numbering on 16-mm Release Prints

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RP 55, 8-mm Type S Sprocket Design

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RP 56, Safe Action and Safe Title Areas for 8-mm Release Prints

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RP 58, Nomenclature for Devices Enclosing 8-mm Motion-Picture Film for Projectio

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RP 59, Color and Luminance of Review Room Screens for Viewing Motion-Picture Mat

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RP 6, Recorded Carrier Frequencies and Preemphasis Characteristics for 2-in Quad

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RP 63, Specifications for Sound-Focusing Test Film for 16-mm Audio Reproducers,

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RP 64, Specifications for Audio-Focusing Test Film for 35-mm Audio Reproducers,

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RP 65, Motion-Picture Enlargement/Reduction Ratios

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RP 67, Specifications for Buzz-Track Test Film for 16-mm Motion-Picture Audio Re

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RP 68, Specifications for Buzz-Track Test Film for 35-mm Motion-Picture Photogra

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RP 69, Specifications for Scanning-Beam Uniformity Test Film for 35-mm Motion-Pi

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RP 70, Specifications for Flutter Test Film for 16-mm Audio Reproducers, Photogr

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RP 73, 8-mm Type R (Regular 8) Sprocket Design

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RP 74, 16-mm Sprocket Design

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RP 75, Specifications for Flutter Test Film for 35-mm Studio Audio Reproducers,

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RP 76, Specifications for Flutter Test Film for 16-mm Audio Reproducers, Magneti

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RP 77, Specifications for Azimuth Test Film for 35-mm Studio Audio Reproducers,

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RP 78, Specifications for Azimuth Test Film for 16-mm Audio Projectors, Magnetic

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RP 79, Specifications for Flutter Test Film for 35-mm Four-Track Striped Release

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RP 81, Specifications for Scanning-Beam Uniformity Test Film for 16-mm Motion-Pi

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RP 82, Specifications for 16-mm Projector Alignment and Screen Image Quality Tes

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RP 83, Specifications of Tracking-Control Record for 1-in Type B Helical-Scan Te

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RP 84, Reference Carrier Frequencies and Preemphasis Characteristics for 1-in Ty

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RP 85, Tracking-Control Record for 1-in Type C Helical-Scan Television Tape Reco

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RP 86, Video Record Parameters for 1-in Type C Helical-Scan Television Tape Reco

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RP 87, Reference Carrier Frequencies, Preemphasis Characteristic and Audio..

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RP 9, Dimensions of Double-Frame 35-mm 2x2 Slides for Precise Applications in Te

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RP 90, Specifications for Type U Audio Level and Multi-frequency Test Film for 1

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RP 91, Specifications for 70-mm Projector Alignment and Screen Image Quality Tes

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RP 92, Specifications for Audio Level and Multifrequency Test Films for 8-mm Typ

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RP 93, Requirements for Recording American National Standard Time & Control..

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RP 94, Gain Determination of Front Projection Screens

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RP 95, Installation of Gain Screens

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RP 96, Specifications for Subjective Reference Tapes for Helical-Scan Video Tape

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RP 97, Specifications for Flutter Test Film for 35-mm Audio Reproducers, Photogr

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RP 98, Measurement of Screen Luminance in Theaters

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