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FCC 79.104
Revised as of October 1, 2020
Goto Year:2019 | 2021
  §  79.104   Closed caption decoder requirements for recording devices.

   (a) Effective January 1, 2014, all apparatus designed to record video
   programming transmitted simultaneously with sound, if such apparatus is
   manufactured in the United States or imported for use in the United
   States, must comply with the provisions of this section except that
   apparatus must only do so if it is achievable as defined in
   § 79.103(b)(3).

   Note to paragraph (a): This paragraph places no restrictions on the
   importing, shipping, or sale of apparatus that were manufactured before
   January 1, 2014.

   (b) All apparatus subject to this section must enable the rendering or
   the pass through of closed captions such that viewers are able to
   activate and de-activate the closed captions as the video programming
   is played back as described in § 79.103(c).

   (c) All apparatus subject to this section must comply with the
   interconnection mechanism requirements in § 79.103(d).

   [ 77 FR 19520 , Mar. 30, 2012, as amended at  78 FR 39628 , July 2, 2013]


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