Perpendicular Magnetic Recording(PMR)
Magnetic recording technology that supports next-generation high-capacity hard disk drives. Magnetic charges are aligned perpendicularly on the media surface.
 Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
A directive issued by the European Union on February 13, 2003 that has set legal regulations for hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment to minimize risk to the environment and people in member countries. Based on the directive, as of July 1, 2006, the amount of lead, hexavalent chromium, mercury, cadmium, polybrominated bifenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) is regulated in electrical and electronic equipment intended for Europe.
A unit for indicating noise levels. 1 bel is equivalent to 10 decibels.
 Longitudinal recording
The magnetic recording technology used in the majority of hard disk drives today. Magnetic charges are aligned on the same plane as the conductors. Also known as surface recording.
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Date: 30 August, 2006
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