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Semi Joseph Begun - Magnetic Tape - Inventors - About.com
A pioneer in the early history of magnetic tape recording, Semi Joseph Begun's advancements in the magnetic tape field eventually provided the 3M company ...
http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventors/a/Joseph_Begun.htm
What is a Solid State Drive (SSD)? - PC Hardware and Reviews
In terms of a SSD, it refers to the fact that the primary storage medium is through semiconductors rather than a magnetic media such as a hard drive. Now, you ...
http://compreviews.about.com/od/storage/a/SSD.htm
Hard Drive Failures - PC Hardware and Reviews - About.com
A hard drive is essentially a large device with magnetic storage media that is encased on rigid platters. This allows the drive to store large amounts of data that  ...
http://compreviews.about.com/od/storage/a/HardDriveCrash.htm
The History of Video Recorders - Video Tape and Camera - Inventors
In the early days, film was the only medium available for recording television programmes. Thoughts turned to magnetic tape, which was already being used for ...
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blvideo.htm
The UNIVAC Computer - History and Development - Inventors
Input consisted of magnetic tape with a speed of 12,800 characters per second with a read-in speed of 100 inches per second, records at 20 characters per inch,  ...
http://inventors.about.com/od/uvstartinventions/a/UNIVAC.htm
History of Sound Recoding - Inventors - About.com
A pioneer in the early history of magnetic tape recording, Semi Joseph Begun's advancements in the magnetic tape field eventually provided the 3M company ...
http://inventors.about.com/od/audiowaxrecordstomp3/
Floppy Drive - PC Hardware and Reviews - About.com
Definition: Floppy Drive - Fixed magnetic media storage based an a flexible media format that is portable. It has been phased out of most computers in favor of ...
http://compreviews.about.com/od/glossary/g/FloppyDrive.htm
Linux System Administrator's Guide - Formatting
Formatting is the process of writing marks on the magnetic media that are used to mark tracks and sectors. Before a disk is formatted, its magnetic surface is a ...
http://linux.about.com/od/lsa_guide/a/gdelsa33.htm
degauss - What is degauss - Linux - About.com
Definition: degauss: The term degauss means to erase magnetic media. They work by creating magnetic fields thousands of times stronger than that used to ...
http://linux.about.com/cs/linux101/g/degauss.htm
Recording to DAT: What Is DAT? - Home Recording - About.com
DAT is quite simply music stored digitally on 4mm magnetic tape. DAT tape has generally come in lengths around 60 minutes in length. However, most tapers go  ...
http://homerecording.about.com/od/tapingliveconcerts/a/all_about_DAT.htm
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