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Removable Media Disk File

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069005D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Fugate, TV Wilkinson, RA [+details]

Abstract

A removable data module that is maintained stationary in a disk file housing while the voice coil motor is loaded to the module incorporates the following features: 1. Movement of the voice coil motor for coupling to the bobbin in the data module. 2. Mounting the drive spindle shaft as well as the drive motor and the drive belt on a casting that floats within the drive housing. 3. Applying the drive motor torque to the data module through the center of the disk hub assembly.