Patent Number: 6,254,024

Title: Rotational load applying mechanism for a tape recorder

Abstract: A rotational load applying mechanism for a tape recorder having a rotation transmission gear for rotating a reel base in engagement with a gear of the reel base, causing a rotary shaft of the rotation transmission gear to move with operational force acquired by a rotational load of the rotation transmission gear, comprises a rotary arm member made of plastic and rotatable together with the rotary shaft of the rotation transmission gear; and an elastic holder, formed on the arm member, for holding, with a pressure, an outer surface of a boss to be a bearing for the rotary shaft of the rotation transmission gear, thereby applying the rotational load to the rotation transmission gear.

Inventors: Shimbo; Takaichi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: MEC Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 15/32 (20060101); G11B 15/26 (20060101); G11B 15/44 (20060101); G03B 001/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018