Identifying a magnetic recording head

Mike Loewen mloewen at
Tue Mar 31 13:53:54 CDT 2015

On Tue, 31 Mar 2015, Kyle Owen wrote:

> Any idea what this came out of? I was thinking some fixed head hard drive,
> but I'm not sure. It looks new. The coil resistance is about 4 ohms and
> from measuring it, seems to be center-tapped.

    That's a head from an IBM drum, as used in the SAGE computer.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at
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