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US20110216444 RECOVERY OPERATION STATUS INDICATOR FOR A TAPE DRIVE SYSTEM  
A method, apparatus and computer-program product for indicating progress status of a mid-tape or data recovery operation in a tape drive. The method includes visually indicating that a recovery...
US20090059428 DATA STORAGE TAPE FOR MINIMIZED DAMAGE  
A data storage device has a cartridge with tape having data and landing zones. One of the landing zones is aligned with a head during stopping of advancement of the tape to minimize damage. A data...
US20080024917 Holographic magnetic stripe demetalization security  
A secured holographic magnetic tape comprising a magnetic layer for encoding data, an embossable layer for embossing a hologram, and a metal layer. The metal layer comprises a plurality of...
US20140002923 MAGNETIC TAPE MEDIUM  
A magnetic tape medium includes at least one servo band along a longitudinal extension of the tape medium which at least one servo band comprises servo patterns organized in servo frames for...
US20090303635 Servo Pattern Architecture and Method Using Same to Improve LPOS Encoding Efficiency  
A sequential data storage medium, such as for example and without limitation a magnetic tape, comprising a sequence of plurality of servo patterns encoded therein, which provide lateral position...
US20090161249 MAGNETIC TAPE, MAGNETIC TAPE APPARATUS, SERVO PATTERN RECORDING APPARATUS, MAGNETIC TAPE PRODUCING METHOD, AND MAGNETIC TAPE RECORDING METHOD  
Provided is a magnetic tape that includes a data band, including servo patterns, data, and a guard space. The servo patterns is formed along a longitudinal direction of the magnetic tape with an...
US20090225462 MAGNETIC TAPE DEVICE  
The invention provides a magnetic tape device including a magnetic head; a drive unit; an abnormality detector for detecting an abnormality in operation of the magnetic tape; and a release unit...
US20090073609 TAPE-BASED DATA STORAGE SYSTEM CAPABLE OF READING AND/OR WRITING MULTIPLE ERROR CORRECTABLE SETS OF DATA  
A tape-based data storage system according to one embodiment includes a head having an array of channels for writing a set of data tracks on a magnetic tape; wherein data to be written on the...
US20120287535 Wavy Lapping Tape for Repair of Negative Pressure Tape Head  
Method and system for manufacturing wavy lapping tape and/or wavy cleaning tape for use in the manufacturing and/or repair of negative pressure tape head(s) contour. The wavy lapping tape may be...
US20060023357 Medium for use in a tape drive apparatus  
A tape medium has an identification segment located on a transparent leader segment of the tape medium for optical detection of the segment identification pattern. The segment identification...
US20120262817 BIAS TECHNIQUES FOR MAGNETIC TAPE MEDIA  
The disclosure is directed to a method for creating a remnant magnetization on a magnetic tape medium. The magnetic tape is first substantially demagnetized, e.g., erased, by an erasure unit...
US20120314322 Erasure and Servowriting of Magnetic Storage Media having Perpendicular Anisotropy  
Magnetic storage tape and techniques for erasing and writing to magnetic storage tape having a perpendicular squareness greater than 50 percent and a longitudinal squareness less than 50 percent...
US20120314320 Erasure of Magnetic Storage Media having Perpendicular Anisotropy  
Magnetic storage tape and techniques for erasing and writing to magnetic storage tape having a perpendicular squareness greater than 50 percent and a longitudinal squareness less than 50 percent...
US20080304180 Bias techniques for magnetic tape media  
The disclosure is directed to a method for creating a remanence magnetization on a magnetic tape medium. The magnetic tape is first substantially demagnetized, e.g., erased, by an erasure unit...
US20120314319 Servo Mark Length Matched to Write Head Gap for Magnetic Storage Media  
Magnetic storage tape and techniques for erasing and writing to magnetic storage tape having a perpendicular squareness greater than 50 percent and a longitudinal squareness less than 50 percent...
US20080037172 THIN-FILM READ ELEMENT  
The present invention relates to a thin-film read element for use in reading magnetic signals from a device. The read element includes a first thin-film read sensor and a second thin-film read...
US20070285840 Tape guiding mechanism, magnetic tape apparatus, and method for manufacturing magnetic tape  
A tape guiding mechanism for guiding a traveling tape is provided including a guide roller for guiding the traveling tape and a regulator which rubs against at least one edge of the traveling tape...
US20120314318 Continuous Biasing and Servowriting of Magnetic Storage Media having Perpendicular Anisotrophy  
Magnetic storage tape and techniques for erasing and writing to magnetic storage tape having a perpendicular squareness greater than 50 percent and a longitudinal squareness less than 50 percent...
US20090128954 ELECTRICAL LAPPING GUIDE FOR MAGNETIC TAPE HEADS  
An electrical lapping guide for a magnetic tape head is provided with a resistive transverse stripe with a longitudinal height affixed to a substrate. A pair of leads extend from the stripe with a...
US20100078513 Extended tape path length between nip point and guide in tape drive  
One embodiment is a method that extends a tape path to compensate for misalignment between tape oh a reel and a head by exiting the tape twice from a tape pack of the reel before reading or...
US20110102927 MULTILEVEL PULSE POSITION MODULATION FOR EFFICIENT ENCODING OF INFORMATION INTO SERVO PATTERNS  
A storage medium on which servo patterns are encoded to provide lateral and longitudinal position (LPOS) information is provided. Each of the servo patterns includes a servo frame, including first...
US20080030899 Dual sided uni-directional media for bi-directional linear tape drives  
According to one aspect of the present invention a data storage tape is provided. In one example, the data storage tape comprises a substrate having a first recording layer and a second recording...
US20070127158 Magnetic recording medium with diamond-like carbon lubricant  
A magnetic recording medium includes a substrate and a first side. The substrate defines a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The first side extends over the first...
US20090180212 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR WRITING AND READING DATA TO AND FROM TAPE MEDIUM  
The present invention enhances the capability to specify a recorded position of designated data, even when a tape medium is run at high speed. A controller of a tape drive includes: a data set...
US20080024916 Tape cartridge and tape loading system using same  
There are provided a tape cartridge which can reliably remove contamination adhering to the surface of a head and a tape loading system using the same. A tape such as recording tapes and leader...
US20130107393 LONGITUDINAL POSITION INFORMATION ON A MAGNETIC TAPE MEDIA  
A magnetic tape media for storing data includes at least one servo band extending along the magnetic tape media and having servo information encoded by an M-ary alphabet A comprising M>2 different...
US20120050908 METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MEGNETIC TAPE WITH SERVO SIGNAL WRITTEN THEREIN, MAGNETIC TAPE WITH SERVO SIGNAL WRITTEN THEREIN, AND SERVO WRITER  
To manufacture a perpendicular magnetic recording-type magnetic tape having a servo signal written therein by a write head having a magnetic gap, a perpendicular direct-current erasing step in...
US20080316650 Method for Changing the Configuration of a Media Drive Apparatus, Computer Readable Medium, and Media Drive Apparatus  
Provided is method for changing the configuration of a media drive apparatus using a removable storage medium, the configuration of the media drive apparatus being stored as a plurality of...
US20130265669 Magnetic Tape Partitioning Format For Use in Linear Recording of Fixed Partitions  
A partitioning format for magnetic tape media that includes at least a first portion (e.g., a file directory) having a plurality of dynamically updateable (e.g., non-shingled) partitions and a...
US20090190259 MAGNETIC TAPE SECURITY  
A tape cartridge includes a housing and a length of magnetic tape disposed within the housing. Additionally, the tape cartridge includes at least one cartridge memory chip disposed within the...
US20110267717 LINEAR RECORDING TAPE WITH A REDUCED SERVO BAND WIDTH, AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME  
In one embodiment, a linear magnetic recording tape includes at least one servo band having a servo pattern readable by a servo reader of a magnetic head for positioning thereof, wherein the servo...
US20050264935 Information recording tape  
An information recording tape including a data-recording area and a non-data-recording area, with the data-recording area having a center-line average surface roughness Ra smaller than 3 nm and at...
US20090040658 MAGNETIC TAPE REEL, TAPE CARTRIDGE USING THE SAME, RECORDING AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS FOR RECORDING AND REPRODUCING INFORMATION IN THE TAPE CARTRIDGE, AND INFORMATION RECORDING AND REPRODUCING METHOD THEREOF  
A magnetic tape reel that has a plurality of gear teeth capable of engaging with a plurality of engagement gear teeth provided with a reel engaging portion of a recording and reproducing apparatus...
US20090201610 TAPE GUIDE ROLLERS  
A tape guide roller includes a first flange and a second flange separated by a barrel wherein at least one of the first flange and second flange comprise a soft material. The soft material can...
US20120106004 MEDIUM FOR USE IN A TAPE DRIVE APPARATUS  
A tape medium has an identification segment located on a transparent leader segment of the tape medium for optical detection of the segment identification pattern. The segment identification...
US20090225634 Method for the Bidirectional Transmission of Data Between One or More Textile Machines  
Method for the bidirectional transmission of data between one or more textile machines (1) producing cross-wound bobbins and/or one or more same-level and/or higher level control systems with a...
US20110149438 UNIQUE MEDIA IDENTIFIER  
An apparatus and method for providing a unique identifier for data storage media is disclosed herein. The servo track of the data storage media is encoded one or more times with media...
US20070230054 Magnetic tape  
A magnetic tape including: a nonmagnetic support; a substantially nonmagnetic layer containing nonmagnetic powder and a binder; and a magnetic layer containing ferromagnetic powder and a binder,...
US20090257143 THIN-FILM MAGNETIC HEAD HAVING FUNCTION OF ADJUSTING CLOSURE HEIGHT  
Provided is a thin-film magnetic head, in which the magnetic spacing can be controlled appropriately, regardless of the presence of the variation in height of the medium-opposed surface of the...
US20100103558 Magnetic tape library device  
The magnetic tape library device is configured, including: a front magazine and a rear magazine for housing a large number of magnetic tape cartridges; a device main body in which the both...
US20090147399 MAGNETIC MEDIA FORMATTED WITH AN INTEGRATED THIN FILM SUBGAP SUBPOLE STRUCTURE FOR ARBITRARY GAP PATTERN MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD  
An arbitrary gap thin film magnetic recording head is fabricated by forming a substrate based on traditional vertical planar thin film head wafer technology which is designed to produce an...
US20120069473 MAGNETIC MEDIA FORMED BY A THIN PLANAR ARBITRARY GAP PATTERN MAGNETIC HEAD  
Magnetic media made using planar magnetic heads. A head may comprise a substrate having conductive thru-hole vias extending therethrough, a first magnetic layer deposited and patterned on the...
US20100027164 MAGNETIC MEDIA FORMED BY A THIN PLANAR ARBITRARY GAP PATTERN MAGNETIC HEAD  
Magnetic media made using planar magnetic heads. A head may comprise a substrate having conductive thru-hole vias extending therethrough, a first magnetic layer deposited and patterned on the...
US20120307399 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TAPE-FORMAT COMPATIBILITY BETWEEN VARIOUS TYPES OF TAPE HEADS  
Certain embodiments of the present invention are directed to magnetic-tape drives that employ data-set-multiplexing magnetic-tape formats in order to achieve compatibility in magnetic-tape formats...
US20130148238 NEUTRALIZATION OF STATIC CHARGE ON MAGNETIC TAPE  
Methods and apparatus are provided related to magnetic recording tape. One or more ion emitters are disposed in non-contacting proximity to a passing recording tape. Static electric charges born...
US20110181985 TAPE CARTRIDGE FORMATTED WITH PREDETERMINED ERROR PATTERNS FOR TESTING A TAPE HEAD OF A TAPE DRIVE  
A tape drive assembly for data storage on a magnetic tape includes a tape head, a cartridge receiver and a controller. The cartridge receiver selectively receives a cartridge having a test tape...
US20120134053 MAGNETIC SIGNAL REPRODUCTION SYSTEM AND MAGNETIC SIGNAL REPRODUCTION METHOD  
The magnetic signal reproduction system comprises a magnetic recording medium comprising a magnetic layer comprising a ferromagnetic powder and a binder on a nonmagnetic support; and a...
US20100046117 MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME  
A magnetic recording medium includes a nonmagnetic support and a magnetic layer, and has a coefficient of dynamic friction, on the magnetic layer side surface, of 0.5 or larger as measured at a...
US20090244774 MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIUM AND PROCESS OF PRODUCING THE SAME  
A magnetic recording medium includes a support and a magnetic layer containing a ferromagnetic powder and a binder, and has a cut surface along an edge of the magnetic recording medium, wherein...
US20060067000 Magnetic tape cartridge  
A magnetic tape cartridge wherein a reel with magnetic tape wound thereon is rotatably housed within a cartridge case, the thickness of the magnetic tape being 7 μm or less and a reel hub...

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