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Adaptable Front Cover

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000101812D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-16
Document File: 2 page(s) / 97K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Purcell, BD: AUTHOR

Abstract

Disclosed is a cover design which eliminates the need for multiple cover sets.

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Adaptable Front Cover

       Disclosed is a cover design which eliminates the need for
multiple cover sets.

      Provided is a break-away snap-in insert to be used as part of
the front cover of a central processing unit or like equipment.  A
system can offer a selection of optional media devices by just adding
or removing a section of the insert.

      The front and back sides of the cover insert along with a
section through one of the break away tabs as shown in Fig. 1.  Some
of the combinations of optional devices are listed below and
illustrated in Fig. 2.
      1.   Central Processing Unit (CPU) with no media files.
      2.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file.
      3.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file and a 5 1/4 CD ROM.
      4.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file and two 5 1/4 CD ROMs.
      5.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file, a CD ROM and a 5 1/4
           media file.
      6.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file, a CD ROM and a tape
           drive.
      7.   CPU with a 3 1/2 media file and a full high hard
           file.