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Quarter Inch Cartridge
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Quarter Inch Cartridge (storage)
/kwik/ (QIC) a type of magnetic tape
and tape drive
. Development standards for QIC make it possible for
tapes written on one QIC drive to be read on another. QIC
drives are made to work with different lengths of tape. The
model number of the drive consists of QIC followed by a number
which indicates the drives tape capacity in megabytes (MB).
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All Quarter Inch Cartridge
(QIC) standardized Ditto tape drives have a patented beltless drive mechanism.
In addition, the Operation is an industry leading independent supplier of heads for Quarter Inch Cartridge
(QIC) tape drives including advanced thin-film magnetoresistive (MR) heads for the QIC marketplace.