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Transducer Carriage

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066335D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bailey, EL Kellogg, RD Wentink, WS [+details]

Abstract

Carriage 70A (Fig. 1) is substitutable for carriage 70 of the data storage apparatus disclosed in U.S. Patent 4089029 and has a single magnetic transducer 71 used in lieu of the two magnetic transducers of the carriage 70 of U.S. Patent 4089029. Carriage 70A uses the same two guide rods 76 and 78 used by the carriage 70 of U.S. Patent 4089029, and also uses the same steel band 86 for moving carriage 70A which is used for the carriage 70 of U.S. Patent 4089029.