flying height


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flying height

The distance between the surface of a disk platter and the read/write head. See flying head.
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Products include magnetic/optical media certifiers, servowriters for head disk assemblies and media cartridges, automated workcells, and head related test equipment such as magnetoresistant (MR) quasi-static head testers and flying height testers.
During 2005-06, several new breakthroughs were announced in Japan, including: advancements in patterned media technology (June '05); a new lubricant that allows for lower flying height (April '06); and improvements in head material development (August '06).
The world's fastest, longest range and highest flying light jet, the SJ30 is the first light jet to retain a sea level cabin pressure up to 41,000 feet and reach a top flying height of 49,000 feet.
The actuator arm features an aerodynamics-dictated change in shape, not only helping flying height but helping control operating shock characteristics as well.
ASACA harnesses what it calls Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) information provided by every drive and monitors the all drive statistics, such as head flying height, spindle speed, heat, ECC and sector re-writes.
BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 1998--Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIGO) announced today that it has completed the move of its Flying Height Test Division from Simi Valley to Newbury Park, California.
17 milliseconds) Mean Time Between Failure 11,000 Hours 1,000,000 Hours Flying Height of Heads 24 2-3 (in micro-inches) Cache Size (in Kilobytes) 0 2,048 Drive Height (in 143.
The new drive combines Western Digital's common architecture strategy and thin film, low flying height head technology for optimal cost/performance in the high capacity desktop segment.
A proven technology shipped in more than 1 million Maxtor drives, PR reduces head flying height, fundamentally improving head/media interface signal quality.
The Western Digital Caviar AC32500 and AC32100 drives utilize thin film, low flying height head technology from multiple sources, extending thin film inductive technology without sacrificing performance.
Magneto-resistive (MR) heads allow a higher flying height than previous-generation products, while doubling the recording density.