recording head


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recording head

[ri′kȯrd·iŋ ‚hed]
(electronics)
A magnetic head used only for recording. Also known as record head.
(engineering acoustics)
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"They did not appear to realise they were being streamed live and they were tampering with the puffin burrows just a few metres from our sound recording head, so their voices were captured too."
HAMR requires the integration of photonic components including lasers, waveguides and plasmonic antennas within the current magnetic recording head transducer.
HAMR will require the integration of photonic components such as lasers, waveguides and plasmonic antennas into the recording head. This exciting technology will be the focus of the new CDT where the key challenge for the researchers will be to make HAMR deployable as a low-cost manufacturable technology.
The Hard Drive also has NoTouch ramp load technology that provides drive protection during transit and significantly reduces wear and tear to the recording head.
The drive's no touch ramp load technology also ensures that the recording head never touches the disk media, which results in significantly less wear to the recording head and media, as well as better drive protection when a drive is in transit, the statement said.
NoTouch ramp load technology - The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection when in transit.
Those include: StableTrac, which secures the motor shaft at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations[1]; IntelliPower, which fine-tunes the balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance; IntelliSeek, which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise, and vibration; and NoTouch ramp load technology, which is designed to ensure the recording head never touches the disk media resulting in significantly less wear to the recording head and media, as well as better drive protection while in transit.
The servo pattern is decoded in a drive by measuring the distance (a) between frame stripes at the servo read gap position while tape is transported longitudinally across the recording head. A geometric transformation yields the vertical position y of the read gap with respect to each servo frame on tape.
They also offer Automatic Picture Control, which automatically monitors the condition of the recording head and videotape and sets the optimum recording head current.
The polymer solution is used as a protective coating and surface modifier for printed circuit boards, as a recording head coating in the hard disk drive industry and in an anti-corrosion/anti-migration coating for electronic components and equipment.
The ramp, which is included in the drives of Maxtor's new 531DX family, locks the recording head into a protective carrier to cradle it during shipment and any other time the drive is not in operation.
MSM is a valuable tool for investigating the performance of a recording head's magnetoresistive (MR) or giant magnetoresistive (GMR) sensor.

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