Optical disk/cartridge library without internal controller


FIG. 1 is a front view of an optical disk/cartridge library, or the like, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a perspective view from the top, front, and right sides thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D293111 December 8, 1987 Nezu
D307747 May 8, 1990 Garmon et al.
D308515 June 12, 1990 Stead
D313226 December 25, 1990 Kimura et al.
D315146 March 5, 1991 Horie
D315550 March 19, 1991 Hill
4608679 August 26, 1986 Rudy et al.
4675856 June 23, 1987 Rudy et al.
4685095 August 4, 1987 Rudy et al.
4945429 July 31, 1990 Munro et al.
5033038 July 16, 1991 Kobayashi et al.
5056073 October 8, 1991 Fitzgerald et al.
Patent History
Patent number: D334919
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 31, 1990
Date of Patent: Apr 20, 1993
Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Inventors: Jerry W. Hammar (Tucson, AZ), Richard D. Kusel (Tucson, AZ), Roland Zapfe (Tucson, AZ)
Primary Examiner: Bernard Ansher
Assistant Examiner: Mitchell Siegel
Attorney: M. W. Schecter
Application Number: 7/606,786
Current U.S. Class: D14/109