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Sensing Disc Drive Operation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054749D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Frazier, GR Steely, FL [+details]

Abstract

Motor current is monitored in a disc drive system to detect the presence of a disc, a bearing jam or bearing deterioration, and a broken or missing belt.