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Audio Response for Head to Disk Track Alignment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050623D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Barr, ER Herring, GS [+details]

Abstract

Shown above is the schematic block diagram of electronic circuits to provide an audio error signal to an operator aligning magnetic heads on a disk drive. As the head is aligned by the operator to optimum track centerline on the disk, the beat frequency of the audio output signal goes to zero.