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Head Load Mechanism for Diskette Attachment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065625D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Ott, WB [+details]

Abstract

Conventional diskette permits up to two defective tracks on a good diskette provided that track 0 is not defective. The idea described herein is a mechanism to increase the reliability of the diskette by reducing the number of head loads on track 0.