magnetic storage medium


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Noun1.magnetic storage medium - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of informationmagnetic storage medium - any storage medium in which different patterns of magnetization are used to represent stored bits or bytes of information; "the hard disk in you computer is magnetic storage"
data-storage medium, storage medium - a medium for storing information
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A prudent guideline to follow when selecting a specific magnetic storage medium is to avoid both established media on the verge of becoming obsolete and recently introduced media that are not yet firmly established in the marketplace.
First, it uses an amorphous magnetic storage medium, which has no magnetic grains to limit data bit size.
Capable of packing 100 times more data into a given area than a compact disk and 300 times more bits than a conventional magnetic storage medium, this technique shows promise as a viable alternative for high-density data storage.