Magnetic Head Assembly Including Head Circuitry
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20
The circuitry for processing input and output signals from a magnetic head is incorporated in a chip which is located on the air bearing slider that supports the head transducer. The circuitry includes the head preamplifier and write electronics, and is positioned as close as possible to the electrical coil coupled to the inductive elements of the transducer.