Patent Number: 6,295,180

Title: Disk drive capable of preventing ejection of magnetic recording medium evenupon erroneous depression of eject button during work

Abstract: A disk drive comprising an upper head holder with has an arm portionextending laterally and placed on an upper plate, a carriage has acarriage lock for stopping longitudinal movements of the carriage, a liftbar is inserted between the arm portion of the upper head holder and theupper plate and is movable between upper, middle and lower stages, a brakeportion of a stopper lever comes into engagement with the carriage lock ofthe carriage to stop longitudinal movements of the carriage, a lower platelock means locks a backward movement of a lower plate, and a solenoid isinterlocked with and actuates the lift bar, the stop lever and the lowerplate lock means.

Inventors: Sawada; Toru (Fukushima-ken, JP)


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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013