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SU SU ahS DISC PHONOGRAPH RECORDS FOR HOME USE Bulletin No. E 4 Also Includes: STANDARD RECORDING AND REPRODUCING CHARACTERISTIC Bulletin No. E 1 fesign and as- imply quality RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC. ONE EAST 57TH STREET NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022 DESCRIPTION R. 1. A. A. DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS 33/3 RPM PHONOGRAPH RECORDS FOR HOME USE 7” Records 10” Records (mitirneters) Inches (mtimeters) Inches 12" Records (nitimetars) inches Outside Diameter Thickness a. Flush Design b. Contour Design (See drawings) (174.6 +.8mm) 9 +.3mm| = 4mm) 6.875 =0.031"" | (250.8 +.8mm) 9.875 +0.031" 075 +.010" | (1.9 +.3mm) 075" +010" ons" Fig. 2; Fig. 3 Figure 1 (01.6 =.8mm) 11.875 +0.031” (1.9 2.3mm) 075" =.010" Figure 1 Center Hole Diameter Center of Gravity Max. Balance Dia. Concentric with Hole ‘Lead:in Spiral a. To start at record edge . Grooves per inch . Contour to be same as recording grooves NOTE: n adition, there shallbe atleast one modulated ‘Groove at recording pith Margin Diameter, the outer set-down limit of reproducing stylus. Diameter of Outermost Groove at Recording Piteh Recording Groove Contour 2, Included Angle b. Bottom Radius «. Width—Monophonic 4, Width—Stereophonic— Instantaneous Minimum inside Diameter ‘of Recording (Same as 10”) (H.1mm) (Same as 10") (172.2mm) (168.3mm) (Same as 10”) {Same as 10”) (Same as 10”) (Same as 10”) (108mm) 7.26 +.025mm) 0.286 "-+0.001" =.05mm 0.002" 0.437” (1.1mm) 0.437" 6.781" (246.8mm) 9.719" 6.625" MAX | (241.3mm) ———9.500"MAX wre (0.006mm) —_0,00025""max. (0.056mm) 0.0022" (0.025mm) 10010" min. 4.250" (120.6mm) 4.750" (Same as 10”) (1.1mm) 0.437" (Same as 10") (297.6mm) 11.719" (292.1mm) 11.500" MAK (Same as 10”) (Same as 10”) (Same as 10”) {Same as 10") (Same as 10") Dimensional Standards / Revised November 6 1978 / Recording Industry of America Inc. R. 1. A. A. DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERISTICS 33% RPM PHONOGRAPH RECORDS FOR HOME USE DESCRIPTION 7” Records (mitimetors) Inches 10” Records {mitimeters) inches 12” Records (eitimetore) Inches Runout of Recording Grooves Related to Center Hole Note: This TIR measurement Isto beindopendent of reeordng pitch (Same as 10") Lead-out Spiral ‘Note: The number of grooves per inch shallbe so chosen that the spiral contains at east one complete revolution. (Same as 10") Stopping Groove, Closed Concentric Circle 2. Diameter ( 98.44 smn) 3.875-0.000" 2mm -0.078 b. width (Same as 10”) Direction of Rotation— Clockwise, when observer ‘aces side of record being played. Rotational Speed 3-1/3 RPM with 60 Hz line freq, max speed error 0.5% Crossover Spiral ‘The number of grooves: joining successive bands ‘on a record shall not be less than 16 per inch, (041mm) 0.016" MAXTIR, 2t06 groovessinch (106.4::.8mm) — 4.187=0.031" (.08) 0.003” 3-1/3 RPM Dimensional Standards / Revised November 6 1978 / Recording Industry of America Inc. (Same as 10”) (Same as 10") {Same as 10”) (Same as 10”) 38-1/8 or 45RPM