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Radius Shell Tape Drive Positioning

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051865D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Roberts, SD [+details]

Abstract

A high speed search for data may be accomplished on a reel-to-reel tape drive by employing radius shell information. This information is normally used to derive correct values for tension and acceleration currents for the motors at a given radius.