The capacity of a tape cartridge or a disk is simply the areal density of the data multiplied by the area of the media used but is often preferably computed in tape by using the relation C = NbL[epsilon]/8 in bytes, where N is the number of tracks across the tape, b is the linear recording density in bits per inch, L is the length of the tape (in inches) and [epsilon] is a formatting/ECC (error correction code) overhead efficiency factor (typically about 0.
What does b/IN stand for?
b/IN stands for Bits Per Inch
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