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Quarter-inch cartridge

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Quarter inch cartridge tape (abbreviated QIC, commonly pronounced "quick") is a magnetic tape data storage format introduced by 3M in 1972, with derivatives still in use as of 2016. [1]

24 relations: Apple Tape Backup 40SC, ATA Packet Interface, Compact Cassette, Digital Audio Tape, Drive bay, Floppy disk, Floppy-disk controller, InfoWorld, Magnetic tape data storage, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Modified Frequency Modulation, Parallel ATA, PC Magazine, Pearson Education, Personal computer, Run-length limited, Scalable Linear Recording, SCSI, Servomotor, Sony, Tandberg Data, Tape transport, Travan, 3M.

Apple Tape Backup 40SC

The Apple Tape Backup 40SC is an external, SCSI-interfaced, QIC, mini-cartridge tape drive.

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ATA Packet Interface

ATA Packet Interface (ATAPI) is a protocol that has been added to Parallel ATA and Serial ATA so that a greater variety of devices can be connected to a computer than with ATA alone.

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Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

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Digital Audio Tape

Digital Audio Tape (DAT or R-DAT) is a signal recording and playback medium developed by Sony and introduced in 1987.

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Drive bay

A drive bay is a standard-sized area for adding hardware to a computer.

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Floppy disk

A floppy disk, also called a floppy, diskette, or just disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles.

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Floppy-disk controller

A floppy-disk controller (FDC) is a special-purpose chip and associated disk controller circuitry that directs and controls reading from and writing to a computer's floppy disk drive (FDD).

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InfoWorld (formerly The Intelligent Machines Journal) is an information technology media business.

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Magnetic tape data storage

Magnetic tape data storage is a system for storing digital information on magnetic tape using digital recording.

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Mitsubishi Kagaku Media

is a Japanese company that markets storage media and flash memory products mostly under the brand name.

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Modified Frequency Modulation

Modified Frequency Modulation, commonly MFM, is a run-length limited (RLL) coding scheme used to encode the actual data-bits on most floppy disks.

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Parallel ATA

Parallel ATA (PATA), originally, is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disk drives, floppy disk drives, and optical disc drives in computers.

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PC Magazine

PC Magazine (shortened as PCMag) is an American computer magazine published by Ziff Davis.

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Pearson Education

Pearson Education (see also Pearson PLC) is a British-owned education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well as directly to students.

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Personal computer

A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.

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Run-length limited

Run-length limited or RLL coding is a line coding technique that is used to send arbitrary data over a communications channel with bandwidth limits.

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Scalable Linear Recording

Scalable Linear Recording is the name used by Tandberg Data for its line of QIC based tape drives.

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Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) is a set of standards for physically connecting and transferring data between computers and peripheral devices.

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A servomotor is a rotary actuator or linear actuator that allows for precise control of angular or linear position, velocity and acceleration.

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is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Tandberg Data

Tandberg Data GmbH is a company focused on data storage products, especially streamers, headquartered in Dortmund, Germany.

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Tape transport

A tape transport is the collection of parts of a magnetic tape player or recorder that the actual tape passes through.

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Travan is an 8 mm magnetic tape cartridge design developed by the 3M company, used for the storage of data in computer backups and mass storage.

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The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, a suburb of St. Paul.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quarter-inch_cartridge

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