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Magnetic storage is a term from engineering referring to the storage of data on a magnetised medium. Magnetic storage was first suggested by Obeline Smith in 1888. The first magnetic recorder was invented by Valdemar Poulsen in 1895. Engineering is the application of scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... Data is the plural of datum. ... Magnetic field lines of a bar magnet shown by iron filings on paper A magnet is an object that has a magnetic field. ... Obeline Smith first suggested magnetic storage in 1888. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Valdemar Poulsen (1869 - 1942) was a Danish engineer. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


The read/write heads in magnetic storage record data in the form of magnetized spots on iron oxide coatings.


Media types that exploit magnetic storage include hard disk and floppy disk drives, zip drives and various tape drives, video cassettes and audio cassettes, magnetic core memory, thin film memory and drum memory. Typical hard drives of the mid-1990s. ... A floppy disk is a data storage device that is composed of a ring of thin, flexible (i. ... The Zip drive is a medium-capacity Insert non-formatted text here removable disk storage system, introduced by Iomega in late 1994. ... DDS tape drive. ... The video cassette recorder (or VCR, less popularly video tape recorder) is a type of video tape recorder that uses removable cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video from a television broadcast so it can be played back later. ... Typical 60-minute Compact Cassette. ... A 16×16 cm area core memory plane of 128×128 bits, i. ... Thin film memory is a high-speed variation of core memory developed by Sperry Rand in a government-funded research project. ... hi i am cool xbox is all most as cool as me hi again ...


A new type of magnetic storage, called MRAM, is being produced that stores data in terms of polarity rather than electric charge. The advantage to this is that it will require far less electricity and will still remain intact in case of a crash. Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) is a non-volatile computer memory (NVRAM) technology, which has been in development since the 1990s. ... Data is the plural of datum. ... layers]] that separate organs or subcompartments in organisms. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Lightning strikes during a night-time thunderstorm. ...


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The Basics of Magnetic Recording (1721 words)
Magnetic storage media are permanently magnetized in a direction (North or South) determined by the writing field.
When a magnetic storage medium (a spinning computer disk, for example) is put in close proximity with the writing head, the "hard" magnetic material on the disk surface is permanently magnetized (written) with a polarity that matches the writing field.
Magnetic storage devices such as disk drives are commonly ranked according to their ability to store significant quantities of computer data in a very small region.
magnetic storage: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (726 words)
Magnetic storage uses different patterns of magnetization on a magnetically coated surface to store data and is non-volatile.
In early computers, magnetic storage was also used for primary storage in a form of magnetic drum, or core memory, core rope memory, thin film memory, twistor memory or bubble memory.
Magnetization - The property of an object that is affected by magnetism.
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