read channel

read channel

A circuit in a hard disk drive that encodes the data bits into flux changes for recording and decodes the magnetic flux changes into bits for reading.
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Avago Technologies today announced an industry-first demonstration of a multi-reader HDD read channel in silicon.
A critical piece of intelligence integrated into the new 28nm SoC is the LSI TrueStore RC5100, a 28nm read channel featuring third-generation LSI low-density parity check (LDPC) iterative decoding architecture.
has announced that it is demonstrating to OEM customers the TrueStore[R] RC5100 read channel for hard disk drives (HDD).
has announced the TrueStore[R] RC9700, a second-generation 40-nanometer (nm) read channel featuring low-density parity check (LDPC) iterative decoding technology.
LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) has extended the industry's broadest portfolio of system-on-a-chip (SoC) components for hard disk drives (HDDs) with the introduction of new read channel and physical layer (PHY) technologies.
Agere Systems (NYSE:AGR) has debuted the industry's lowest power storage read channel for PCs and consumer electronics.
32Kbs per millimeter bpi for LTO Ultrium 2) required capabilities beyond the conventional Run Length Limited 1,7 read channel technology with peak detection common to many tape drive formats.
eASIC Corporation, a provider of NEW ASIC devices, and Proton Digital Systems, a provider of FLASH Memory Reliability IP Solutions, today announced the immediate availability of an LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) NAND FLASH read channel for enterprise storage applications.
Low-density parity check (LDPC) iterative decoding read channel enables areal densities of 500GB per platter for 2.
has unveiled the industry's lowest power storage read channel for PCs and consumer electronics.
Several new technologies, including a pivotal optical servo, PRML read channel changes and others required longer lead times to qualify and perfect before shipping into general availability.
Arithmatica, the datapath design company, today announced that it has licensed its read channel intellectual property (IP) exclusively to Siglead, a Japanese startup that is developing semiconductors and IP for the hard disk drive industry.