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9-track Magnetic Tape


Magnetic tape 0.5 inches wide on a 10.75 inch or smaller reel, containing up to 2400 feet of tape. Data is recorded on 9 tracks, 8 for data and one for odd parity. Recording density is 800 bits per inch NRZ, 1600 bits per inch PE, 3200 bits per inch PE or 6250 flux changes per inch GRC.

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Last updated 18 Jul 2003


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