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Seek Time

Discussion in 'Audio Terms' started by audiokid, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Chris Staff Resource Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    Prince George, BC
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    Generally refers to the time taken by the head of a disc drive to access the sector where the information it has been sent to find, resides. An important specification for audio work since audio streaming is a time intensive process. Track count and edit density will dictate how much stress will be put on the drive, and therefore how low the seek time needs to be.

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