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FCC 79.104
Revised as of October 2, 2015
Goto Year:2014 | 2016
  § 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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