GB2279489B - Tape drive machines - Google Patents

Tape drive machines

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Publication number
GB2279489B
GB2279489B GB9313496A GB9313496A GB2279489B GB 2279489 B GB2279489 B GB 2279489B GB 9313496 A GB9313496 A GB 9313496A GB 9313496 A GB9313496 A GB 9313496A GB 2279489 B GB2279489 B GB 2279489B
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Prior art keywords
tape drive
drive machines
machines
tape
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB9313496A
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GB9313496D0 (en )
GB2279489A (en )
Inventor
Leslie Graham Boyce
Ronald William Woolley
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M4 Data Ltd
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M4 Data Ltd
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B15/00Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
    • G11B15/60Guiding record carrier
    • G11B15/605Guiding record carrier without displacing the guiding means
    • G11B15/607Pneumatic guiding
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B15/00Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
    • G11B15/60Guiding record carrier
    • G11B15/602Guiding record carrier for track selection, acquisition or following
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B15/00Driving, starting or stopping record carriers of filamentary or web form; Driving both such record carriers and heads; Guiding such record carriers or containers therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function
    • G11B15/60Guiding record carrier
    • G11B15/66Threading; Loading; Automatic self-loading
    • G11B15/67Threading; Loading; Automatic self-loading by extracting end of record carrier from container or spool
GB9313496A 1993-06-30 1993-06-30 Tape drive machines Expired - Fee Related GB2279489B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9313496A GB2279489B (en) 1993-06-30 1993-06-30 Tape drive machines

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GB9313496A GB2279489B (en) 1993-06-30 1993-06-30 Tape drive machines
PCT/GB1994/001414 WO1995001635A1 (en) 1993-06-30 1994-06-29 Tape drive machines

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GB9313496D0 true GB9313496D0 (en) 1993-08-11
GB2279489A true GB2279489A (en) 1995-01-04
GB2279489B true GB2279489B (en) 1997-04-02

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WO (1) WO1995001635A1 (en)

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JP2007280471A (en) * 2006-04-05 2007-10-25 Mitsumi Electric Co Ltd Recording and reproducing apparatus

Citations (14)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB1345096A (en) * 1971-12-20 1974-01-30 Ibm Tape web transport apparatus
GB2025346A (en) * 1978-07-13 1980-01-23 Grace W R & Co Contactless turning guide for running web
GB1570795A (en) * 1976-12-10 1980-07-09 Bosch Gmbh Robert Obilque track tape recording and/or playback unit
GB1584630A (en) * 1976-12-30 1981-02-18 Bosch Gmbh Robert Recording and/or reproduction apparatus for magnetic tapes
US4399959A (en) * 1981-10-26 1983-08-23 International Business Machines Corp. Constant force windup spring web threading system
US4399936A (en) * 1981-10-26 1983-08-23 International Business Machines Corp. Pantocam web threading apparatus
EP0146004A2 (en) * 1983-12-12 1985-06-26 Unisys Corporation Air bearing for moving webs
EP0367593A2 (en) * 1988-11-03 1990-05-09 Laser Magnetic Storage International, Inc. Transport apparatus for a single reel tape cartridge
US4949914A (en) * 1989-07-03 1990-08-21 Cipher Data Products, Inc. Tape transport with rigid arm threader mechanism for leader block tape cartridge
US4953044A (en) * 1988-10-28 1990-08-28 Storage Technology Corporation Closed loop tape thread/unthread apparatus
US4970748A (en) * 1989-06-19 1990-11-20 Media Recovery, Inc. Apparatus for cleaning magnetic tape
EP0493880A2 (en) * 1990-12-27 1992-07-08 Sony Corporation Tape guide roller for use in video tape recorder
GB2257820A (en) * 1991-07-19 1993-01-20 Monmouth Designs Limited Position control system for webs
US5219129A (en) * 1992-02-20 1993-06-15 Storage Technology Corporation Tape threading mechanism

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DE3313188C2 (en) * 1983-04-12 1985-05-09 Siemens Ag, 1000 Berlin Und 8000 Muenchen, De
GB8314688D0 (en) * 1983-05-27 1983-07-06 Sinclair Res Ltd Tape recording and reproducing apparatus
JPH05120770A (en) * 1991-10-25 1993-05-18 Alps Electric Co Ltd Mechanism for supporting magnetic head

Patent Citations (14)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB1345096A (en) * 1971-12-20 1974-01-30 Ibm Tape web transport apparatus
GB1570795A (en) * 1976-12-10 1980-07-09 Bosch Gmbh Robert Obilque track tape recording and/or playback unit
GB1584630A (en) * 1976-12-30 1981-02-18 Bosch Gmbh Robert Recording and/or reproduction apparatus for magnetic tapes
GB2025346A (en) * 1978-07-13 1980-01-23 Grace W R & Co Contactless turning guide for running web
US4399959A (en) * 1981-10-26 1983-08-23 International Business Machines Corp. Constant force windup spring web threading system
US4399936A (en) * 1981-10-26 1983-08-23 International Business Machines Corp. Pantocam web threading apparatus
EP0146004A2 (en) * 1983-12-12 1985-06-26 Unisys Corporation Air bearing for moving webs
US4953044A (en) * 1988-10-28 1990-08-28 Storage Technology Corporation Closed loop tape thread/unthread apparatus
EP0367593A2 (en) * 1988-11-03 1990-05-09 Laser Magnetic Storage International, Inc. Transport apparatus for a single reel tape cartridge
US4970748A (en) * 1989-06-19 1990-11-20 Media Recovery, Inc. Apparatus for cleaning magnetic tape
US4949914A (en) * 1989-07-03 1990-08-21 Cipher Data Products, Inc. Tape transport with rigid arm threader mechanism for leader block tape cartridge
EP0493880A2 (en) * 1990-12-27 1992-07-08 Sony Corporation Tape guide roller for use in video tape recorder
GB2257820A (en) * 1991-07-19 1993-01-20 Monmouth Designs Limited Position control system for webs
US5219129A (en) * 1992-02-20 1993-06-15 Storage Technology Corporation Tape threading mechanism

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GB9313496D0 (en) 1993-08-11 application
WO1995001635A1 (en) 1995-01-12 application
GB2279489A (en) 1995-01-04 application

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Legal Events

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746 Register noted 'licences of right' (sect. 46/1977)

Effective date: 19970516

732E Amendments to the register in respect of changes of name or changes affecting rights (sect. 32/1977)
PCNP Patent ceased through non-payment of renewal fee

Effective date: 20060630