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9-track

A magnetic tape that records 8-bit bytes plus parity on nine parallel tracks along the length of the tape. This is the common format for half-inch open reels. See half-inch tape.

Tracks on Magnetic Tape
On 9-track tape, the tracks run parallel along the length of the tape.
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At constant power, the frequency achieved with 14nm-XM technology based implementation (using 9-track libraries) is expected to be 61% faster than the frequency achieved with 28nm-SLP technology based implementation (using 12-track libraries).
Additional artists featured on the 9-track compilation includes Sugar & The Hi Lows, The Parlour Suite, Katie Herzig, Amy Stroup, Andrew Bell and Andy Davis.
ARM provided a full implementation of the test chip, which contained an ARM Cortex[TM]-M0 processor, ARM Artisan[R] prototype libraries (both 12-track high performance and 9-track high density versions), custom memories, GPIO, and test structures.
This agreement will provide free access on the ARM DesignStart(TM) online IP access portal to library suites of 9-track and 12-track multi-Vt logic libraries, power management kits, ECO kits and ARM high density optimized memory compilers.
Band on the Run will be available in a variety of formats originating with the single disc digitally remastered, essential 9-track standard edition.
Slim Library is re-designed into 8 tracks from the traditional 9-track configuration, yet provides equivalent performance and power.
FREE, DeGraw's stripped-down 9-track collection of songs, is the follow-up to his self-titled 2008 Top 10 album.
Nasdaq: ANCO), a world leader in information management solutions, has announced a worldwide service program for 9-track tape and related equipment.
The decrease in revenues can be primarily attributed to a decline in AIT- and SDLT-based library revenue and the lack of 9-track tape drive revenue in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2004, partially offset by higher revenue from tape libraries incorporating LTO and SAIT tape drives.
The third quarter marked the first time in our history with no contribution from our legacy 9-track tape drives, after shipping our final production last quarter.
Recently upgraded to accept 3490E cartridges (36-track media), the "Peak Performance" hardware is also compatible with 3480 cartridges, 9-track open reel tape, and 8mm and 4mm data cartridges.
During the second quarter, we made one final shipment of 9-track drives totaling $322,000.