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Hard Drive Components

Hard Drive Components Read-write arm swings read-write head back and forth across platter. Actuator that moves the read-write arm. In older hard drives, the actuators were stepper motors. Central spindle allows platter to rotate at high speed. 3 Magnetic platter stores information in binary form. Small spindle allows read-write arm to swing across platter. 5 Plug connections link hard drive to circuit board in personal computer Flexible connector carries data from circuit board to read-write head and 8. 6. Read-write head is a tiny magnet on the end of the read-write arm. platter. SCSISHOPTD Circuit board on underside controls the flow of data to and from the platter. Designed & Issued In Public Interest By: SCSI DRIVES AT GREAT PRICES

Hard Drive Components

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A hard disk drive (HDD) is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. An HDD retains its data even...




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