Multiple Drives Concept for Top Loading Optical Library
Original Publication Date: 1995-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-30
Disclosed is an optical library concept in which the disks are independently fetched and loaded directly onto the spindles of the drives by two types of independent pickers. One type of picker loads the disk onto the drive with a linear motion. The other involves a linear motion followed by a pivoting motion.