Problems recording a gold disc
Recently, CD recorders have become very widespread. In this regard, the circle of people dissatisfied with these devices has also expanded dramatically. There was a firm belief that recording on…

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The Iron Solution to the 2000 Iron Problem
Before the onset of 2000, about three more months. But the situation was noticeably heated. It is understandable. If even a small fraction of what is written in the press…

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Zip Drive Frequently Asked Questions
What are the models of Zip drives? Currently, there are 2 main types of Zip drives: Zip-100 (100 MB removable disk capacity) and Zip-250 (250 MB removable disk capacity). Zip-100…

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Z-tracks

In devices with a moving coil there are no pre-fixed positions. Instead, they use a special guidance system (positioning), which accurately brings the heads to the desired track.

The system of precise guidance of the heads on the tracks is called a servo drive, and for its operation a feedback signal is required that carries information about the real relative position of the tracks and heads.

Temperature fluctuations do not affect the accuracy of the drive. When compressing and expanding disks (rotation, temperature), all changes in their sizes are monitored by a servo drive and the positions of the heads are adjusted. Continue reading

Gentlemen’s set for office local area network

The composition of the computer equipment used in the office is traditional and is determined by the typical tasks facing employees. Modern business requires the automation of accounting and warehouse accounting, billing and receiving (sending) messages electronically to suppliers and customers. For the effective work of employees, the rational use of computer equipment, a local area network (LAN) is being created. Continue reading

How is the Y2K controller
Despite the fact that such controllers are now produced by many companies, this type of equipment does not shine with a variety of technical solutions. Pay attention to the appearance…

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Design Features of the Zip Drive Head Drive
Unlike HDDs, the Zip drive uses a linear drive with a moving coil. There are two types of drive mechanisms for moving coil heads: linear and rotary. These types differ…

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The Iron Problem of 2000
The 2000 issue is already becoming a hot topic. Moreover, a little more than 200 days remain before its onset. The point is that, for a number of reasons, in…

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How to choose additional equipment
An important place in the LAN of the office is occupied by the wiring closet. The cabinet itself does not directly participate in the work of the LAN, but it…

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