BS ISO 6727:2021 pdf download

BS ISO 6727:2021 pdf download

BS ISO 6727:2021 pdf download.Road vehicles — Motorcycles and mopeds — Symbols for controls, indicators and tell-tales
1 Scope
This document specifies the symbols, i.e. conventional signs, used to identify certain controls, indicators and tell-tales on a motorcycle/moped 1) and to facilitate their usage. This document also indicates the colours of possible optical tell-tales which warn the rider of the operation or malfunctioning of the related devices and equipment. This document is applicable to those controls, indicators and tell-tales, which, when used, are fitted on the instrument panel or in the immediate vicinity of the motorcycle/moped rider.
2 Normative references
There are no normative references in this document.
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
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3.1 symbol
visually perceptible figure used to transmit information independently of language, produced by drawing, printing or other means
[SOURCE: ISO 2575:2010, 3.1]
3.2 tell-tale
display that indicates, by means of a light-emitting device, the actuation of a device, a correct or defective functioning or condition, or a failure to function
[SOURCE: ISO 2575:2010, 3.2]
3.3 sign
visually perceptible graphic, generally larger in size than a symbol (3.1), designed for a label,tag or sticker
[SOURCE: ISO 2575:2010, 3.3]
4.9 Each symbol used for the identification of a tell-tale, control or indicator shall stand out clearly against the background.
4.10 Letters and numerals may be used as symbols, but are not registered by ISO/TC 145, Graphical symbols, or published in ISO 7000. For example, the letters R, N, D, listed as symbols <MG.01 to MG.03>, have the meaning indicated when used in association with transmission gear controls and displays on road vehicles. The fonts shown in this document are not intended to be restrictive; other fonts may be substituted provided that legibility is maintained.
4.11 “Failure” or “malfunction” may be conveyed in two ways:
a) Base symbol combined with a colour code according to 5.1;
b) Base symbol combined with failure symbol <MN.02>; optionally, an appropriate colour code in accordance with 5.1 may be added.
4.12 ISO/IEC registration numbers are shown for symbols in this document where applicable. Registration numbers below 5 000 refer to ISO 7000. Registration numbers above 5 000 refer to IEC 60417. Artwork in this document might differ from the artwork shown in IEC 60417, ISO 7000 or the IEC/ISO database on graphical symbols for use on equipment. In this case, the artwork in this document shall be used.
4.13 The symbol numbers not represented are reserved for those symbols still under consideration at the time of publication of this document. It is envisaged that the status of these symbols and the numbers will be resolved by the next revision of this document.