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Power assist method for load / unload drives

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016014D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Power assist method for load unload drives Disclosed is a mechanincal structure for Load/Unload mechanism HDD. This structure helps VCM power at load/Unload. Fig 1 shows unload torque. Y axis is Actuator angle. 0deg is home position. The peak is at the point(around 8deg) that the slider takes off from the disk. Fig1 Unload torque