Patent Number: 6,166,887

Title: Magnetic head unit, with coil winding arrangement to allow for specific gimbal to head surface dimensions

Abstract: A magnetic head unit is provided in which the distance between a surface of the gimbal plate put touching the pressing member and a surface of the magnetic head facing the first or second disc-shaped recording medium is set to fall in a range of 0.3 to 0.8 mm and thus the coil winding concavity can be formed in the intermediate portion of the magnetic head in the direction of the head thickness and the magnetic heads can be kept stably in place in relation to the disc-shaped recording medium. Also, a recording and/or reproducing apparatus using the magnetic head unit is provided.

Inventors: Hasegawa; Kiyoshi (Miyagi, JP), Fujita; Masayoshi (Miyagi, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G11B 5/127 (20060101); G11B 5/17 (20060101); G11B 5/54 (20060101); G11B 5/48 (20060101); G11B 5/012 (20060101); G11B 5/265 (20060101); G11B 005/48 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017