Patent Number: 6,310,848

Title: Power saving system for optical disc recording/reproducing apparatus

Abstract: A power saving system of an optical recording/reproducing apparatus is provided. The optical recording/reproducing apparatus includes a temporal memory which stores reproduced data or recording data in a cyclic data storage stage and from which the stored data is read out for reproduction or recording in a cyclic data readout stage following the data storage stage. The power saving system saves part of power consumed in the apparatus in the data storage stage in a record mode of operation and in the data readout stage in a reproduce mode of operation.

Inventors: Ueki; Yasuhiro (Sagamihara, JP)

Assignee: Victor Company of Japan, Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 20/10 (20060101); G11B 19/02 (20060101); G11B 7/08 (20060101); G11B 7/09 (20060101); G11B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018