Patent Number: 6,480,457

Title: Cartridge receiving apparatus and cartridge disc player utilizing same

Abstract: A cartridge receiving apparatus comprises a receiving unit for receiving at least one cartridge; at least one support unit for supporting the cartridge received; and a detection device for detecting a position of the support unit. A decision as whether receipt of the cartridge is completed or not is made in accordance with detection results obtained by the detection device.

Inventors: Onodera; Katsuhiro (Tokorozawa, JP), Ito; Hideo (Tokorozawa, JP)

Assignee: Pioneer Corporation

International Classification: G11B 17/22 (20060101); G11B 17/04 (20060101); G11B 017/04 (); G11B 017/22 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019