IEC characteristic

The European pre-emphasis and de-emphasis, equalization standard for magnetic tape recording.

IEEE The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or “eye triple-ee” as its called, is the AES of all things electronic. According to its website, the IEEE is a standards-setting body responsible for making “engineering decisions consistent with the safety, health and welfare of the public, and to disclose promptly factors that might endanger the public or the environment.” The IEEE is very aggressive in its standardization efforts, covering a broad range of technologies impacting every aspect of daily life.

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