Tape drive


FIG. 1 is a front side perspective view of a tape drive showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a front elevational view of a second embodiment of our new design, the undisclosed views being identical in appearance to those of the first embodiment.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D245158 July 26, 1977 Davis, Jr.
D261138 October 6, 1981 Davis, Jr.
D288688 March 10, 1987 Zapfe
D313797 January 15, 1991 Fenn et al.
D318272 July 16, 1991 Dow
Other references
  • Computer Products, Feb. 1987, p. 26, Testmaster Tape Certifier. Computer Products, Apr. 1988, p. 28, Aspen Tape Subsystem.
Patent History
Patent number: D322248
Type: Grant
Filed: May 15, 1991
Date of Patent: Dec 10, 1991
Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Inventors: Richard D. Kusel (Tucson, AZ), Martin J. Marotti (Tucson, AZ), Roland Zapfe (Tucson, AZ)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Freda S. Nunn
Attorney: H. St. Julian
Application Number: 7/700,634
Current U.S. Class: D14/108