WO2001097224A3 - Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge - Google Patents

Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge

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Publication number
WO2001097224A3
WO2001097224A3 PCT/US2001/017692 US0117692W WO2001097224A3 WO 2001097224 A3 WO2001097224 A3 WO 2001097224A3 US 0117692 W US0117692 W US 0117692W WO 2001097224 A3 WO2001097224 A3 WO 2001097224A3
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Patent type
Prior art keywords
cartridge
arm
disk
external
movement
Prior art date
Application number
PCT/US2001/017692
Other languages
French (fr)
Other versions
WO2001097224A2 (en )
Inventor
Thomas A Wilke
Allen T Bracken
Brent J Watson
Fred C Thomas Iii
Marvin R Deforest
Dennis D Ogden
Mark L Reimann
Theodore J Smith
Jeffery D Penman
Todd R Shelton
Randall C Bauck
David S Greenhalgh
Original Assignee
Iomega Corp
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B23/00Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus Intermediate mediums; Apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture
    • G11B23/02Containers; Storing means both adapted to cooperate with the recording or reproducing means
    • G11B23/03Containers for flat record carriers
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B17/00Guiding record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form, or of supports therefor
    • G11B17/02Details
    • G11B17/04Feeding or guiding single record carrier to or from transducer unit
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B25/00Apparatus characterised by the shape of record carrier employed but not specific to the method of recording or reproducing, e.g. dictating apparatus; Combinations of such apparatus
    • G11B25/04Apparatus characterised by the shape of record carrier employed but not specific to the method of recording or reproducing, e.g. dictating apparatus; Combinations of such apparatus using flat record carriers, e.g. disc, card
    • G11B25/043Apparatus characterised by the shape of record carrier employed but not specific to the method of recording or reproducing, e.g. dictating apparatus; Combinations of such apparatus using flat record carriers, e.g. disc, card using rotating discs
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B33/00Constructional parts, details or accessories not provided for in the preceding groups
    • G11B33/14Reducing influence of physical parameters, e.g. temperature change, moisture, dust
    • G11B33/1493Electro-Magnetic Interference [EMI] or Radio Frequency Interference [RFI] shielding; grounding of static charges

Abstract

An information storage device (10, 510, 610, 710) includes a cradle (12, 512, 612, 712) which can removably receive a cartridge (11, 411, 511, 611, 711). The cartridge contains a rotatably supported disk (91, 326-327), and a pivotal actuator arm (101) which supports a read/write head (107, 331-334) for movement adjacent the disk. A coil (117) on the arm interacts with an external magnetic field to effect pivotal movement of the arm. The cartridge may contain a spin motor (92) for effecting rotation of a disk. A preamplifier (111) and an electrostatic discharge buffer (112) are provided for the head. A connector (71) is provided to electrically couple external circuitry to electrical components within the cartridge.
PCT/US2001/017692 2000-06-09 2001-05-31 Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge WO2001097224A3 (en)

Priority Applications (18)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US59107400 true 2000-06-09 2000-06-09
US59135400 true 2000-06-09 2000-06-09
US59153800 true 2000-06-09 2000-06-09
US59108100 true 2000-06-09 2000-06-09
US59049800 true 2000-06-09 2000-06-09
US09590511 US6717762B1 (en) 2000-06-09 2000-06-09 Method and apparatus for making a drive compatible with a removable cartridge
US09/591,540 2000-06-09
US09590508 US6633445B1 (en) 2000-06-09 2000-06-09 Method and apparatus for electrically coupling components in a removable cartridge
US09590509 US6628474B1 (en) 2000-06-09 2000-06-09 Method and apparatus for electrostatic discharge protection in a removable cartridge
US09/590,498 2000-06-09
US09591540 US6624979B1 (en) 2000-06-09 2000-06-09 Method and apparatus for parking and releasing a magnetic head
US09/590,511 2000-06-09
US09/591,081 2000-06-09
US09/590,509 2000-06-09
US09/590,508 2000-06-09
US09/591,074 2000-06-09
US09/591,538 2000-06-09
US09/591,354 2000-06-09

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

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EP20010941761 EP1292949A2 (en) 2000-06-09 2001-05-31 Method and apparatus for storing data in a removable cartridge

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WO2001097224A2 true WO2001097224A2 (en) 2001-12-20
WO2001097224A3 true true WO2001097224A3 (en) 2002-03-28

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WO (1) WO2001097224A3 (en)

Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
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US4965691A (en) * 1988-11-14 1990-10-23 Syquest Technology Sealed removable cartridge for use with a high density disc drive with magnetic clutch
US5214550A (en) * 1991-03-22 1993-05-25 Zentek Storage Of America, Inc. Miniature removable rigid disk drive and cartridge system
US5412522A (en) * 1992-12-18 1995-05-02 Lockhart; Wayne C. Portable low profile information storage system
US5585986A (en) * 1995-05-15 1996-12-17 International Business Machines Corporation Digital magnetoresistive sensor based on the giant magnetoresistance effect
US5793207A (en) * 1996-10-09 1998-08-11 International Business Machines Corporation Disk drive with a thermal asperity reduction circuitry using a spin valve sensor
US6025973A (en) * 1991-11-22 2000-02-15 Fujitsu Limited Construction for attaching a disk in a disk drive

Patent Citations (6)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4965691A (en) * 1988-11-14 1990-10-23 Syquest Technology Sealed removable cartridge for use with a high density disc drive with magnetic clutch
US5214550A (en) * 1991-03-22 1993-05-25 Zentek Storage Of America, Inc. Miniature removable rigid disk drive and cartridge system
US6025973A (en) * 1991-11-22 2000-02-15 Fujitsu Limited Construction for attaching a disk in a disk drive
US5412522A (en) * 1992-12-18 1995-05-02 Lockhart; Wayne C. Portable low profile information storage system
US5585986A (en) * 1995-05-15 1996-12-17 International Business Machines Corporation Digital magnetoresistive sensor based on the giant magnetoresistance effect
US5793207A (en) * 1996-10-09 1998-08-11 International Business Machines Corporation Disk drive with a thermal asperity reduction circuitry using a spin valve sensor

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