Patent Number: 6,480,458

Title: Apparatus for driving a movable body

Abstract: An apparatus for driving a movable body, comprises a driving power source having an output shaft; and a driving gear provided on the output shaft to drive the movable body. The driving gear is capable of slipping relative to the output shaft of the driving power source. The output shaft of the driving power source may be connected to the movable body through a gear train for transmitting driving power from the driving power source to the movable body. In this case, the gear train includes the driving gear and the driving gear slips when a prescribed load is applied to the gear train.

Inventors: Konno; Youichi (Tokorozawa, JP), Muta; Tsutomu (Tokorozawa, JP)

Assignee: Pioneer Corporation

International Classification: G11B 21/02 (20060101); G11B 5/55 (20060101); G11B 7/085 (20060101); G11B 021/02 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019