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Three-Gap Head

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000046290D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

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Nassimbene, EG [+details]


The concept disclosed here is the construction of a head comprised of three gaps in alignment with one another, each smaller in width than the preceding one, in which the largest one is an erase head, the smallest is a read/write head and the center element may be utilized in one case as the read/write head for the wide track, and in the second case, as an erase head for narrower track applications.