magnetic tape


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Synonyms for magnetic tape

memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide

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It is against this background that magnetic tape shows great potential as a storage media thanks to its various strengths, including its capacity for storing data over long periods of time, low power consumption, low cost, and space saving capabilities.
Although coated magnetic tape is highly suited for mass production, the development of technologies capable of further reducing the size of magnetic particles in order to increase recording density in the future has become a significant challenge.
3 + Magi Mags Magnetic Tape Series and Cubico G Magnetic Wall Sticker Series offer a new and easy way to decorate our living room, bedroom, dinning room or nursery.
Paul Howard, managing director of DISUK, said: 'There are more copies of data floating around than ever before, and a great deal of it is on vulnerable magnetic tape.
Tape is (1) a more mature and stable technology (the first magnetic tape drives were introduced in the early 1950s); and (2) it is slower due to the serial nature of the search and retrieval.
Cambridge has expanded and restructured its database library to create 28 new, discipline-specific magnetic tape options.
industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing magnetic and optical recording media, such as blank magnetic tape, blank diskettes, blank optical discs, hard drive media, and blank magnetic tape cassettes.
The new record of 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch) in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions.
Storage strategy conversations centered on magnetic tape normally debate questions such as:
Data from the 1960 Census were recorded on magnetic tape, which was thought to be permanent at the time.
The MTA sends the W-2 information to the Internal Revenue Service on magnetic tape so there should be no problem on that end, he said.
Most of these are received on magnetic tape and processed in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
to make the Books In Print database available electronically via magnetic tape through NOTIS Library Automation Systems.
Optical disks such as write once, read many (WORM) drives and erasable optical disks are portable and could somebday displace magnetic tape due to their greater storage capacities, smaller space requirements, removability, transportability and longer guaranteed media life.