vertical recording

vertical recording

[′vərd·ə·kəl ri′kȯrd·iŋ]
(electronics)
Magnetic recording in which bits are magnetized in directions perpendicular to the surface of the recording medium, allowing the bits to be smaller. Also known as perpendicular recording.
(engineering acoustics)
A type of disk recording in which the groove modulation is perpendicular to the surface of the recording medium, so the cutting stylus moves up and down rather than from side to side during recording. Also known as hill-and-dale recording.
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8" drives with vertical recording systems in the second half of 2006.
Alps realized even higher recording density for the recording surface of the write head through the use of the vertical recording system that has been proven to boost recording density, and by shifting from the previous longitudinal system to the perpendicular system.
The timing electronics of the laser receiver allow a vertical recording resolution of 0.
TDK (a major component manufacturer in Japan) will begin volume production of the TMR device for vertical recording of next-generation disc drives in the beginning of 2006.