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Rotary Actuator Configuration for Magnetic Disk Files

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038200D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Reidenbach, JR [+details]

Abstract

The figures illustrate a V-shaped rotary actuator for use in magnetic disk files. R/W head pairs are positioned side-by-side permitting disks to be spaced closely together. This is in marked contrast to a conventional configuration where R/W heads are positioned back-to-back.