A Guzik 1701 MP spinstand has been used to image magnetic disks. A sample of those images, obtained from a recent drive are shown below. This imaging provides a dynamic diagnostic capability for examining hard disk drives.
Recent Ph. D. (2007)
The Study and Development of Automatic Data Acquisition System for Spin-Stand Imaging and Drive Independent Recovery of Hard Disk Data
Chun-Yang Tseng, Advisor: Professor Isaak D. Mayergoyz