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Microprocessor-Controlled Recorder

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066435D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Christropher, RJ Kinard, DP Schaaf, R [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a microprocessor-controlled tape drive. In the figure, motor (d) is used for driving the machine reel (not shown) or the file reel (not shown). The motors and hence the reels are controlled by a microprocessor and a programable logic array (PLA).