Audio Response for Head to Disk Track Alignment
Original Publication Date: 1982-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10
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.