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Magnetic Head Mounts

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050722D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Winarski, DJ [+details]

Abstract

A magnetic head may be mounted to a tape drive by the use of a ball joint to adjust for skew and roll. Articulation of the ball joint is controlled by differential screws. The differential screws move tilt rings radially to the ball. Troughs formed in the head and drive mounted cones keep each tilt ring from off-tracking.