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Head Gimbal for Tape Drive Actuators

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000114672D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-29
Document File: 2 page(s) / 13K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Eckberg, EA: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for holding a head on a tape drive actuator.

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Head Gimbal for Tape Drive Actuators

      Disclosed is a method for holding a head on a tape drive
actuator.

      By placing the head on a gimbal mount, the tape can adjust the
head to be parallel to the tape at all times due to the tape tension
gradient's effect on the gimbal.