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Base Pluggable Design

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052331D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dibble, WF Jaskiewicz, WL Miller, WC Weber, RE [+details]

Abstract

The system shown above includes a base element 10 and a plurality of pluggable units 11 through 15, all with decorative covers. Unit 11 is a CPU, unit 12 is a power module, and units 13 through 15 are floppy and hard disc drive storage units. Base 10 provides structural integrity, and it contains the input-output connections and the interface between the various elements 11 through 15.