Patent Number: 6,310,777

Title: Electronic apparatus

Abstract: Data recording apparatus including the plurality of removable hard disk drives (3) for recording data thereon, at least two said drives (3) being located on a removable carrier (2) which facilitates the insertion and removal thereof from the apparatus, a zero insertion force connector (4, 6) which provides electrical connections between the drives (3) on the carrier (2) and the apparatus, a switch (22) for connecting an disconnecting power to the disc drives (3) on the carrier (2), and interlock (12) for preventing the zero insertion force connector (4, 6) being connected or disconnected without the switch (22) having first been operated to disconnect power fron the disc drives (3).

Inventors: Knott; John (Henton, Somerset, BA5 1PD, GB)

Assignee: Knott; John

International Classification: G11B 33/12 (20060101); G06F 001/16 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018