Patent Number: 6,612,512

Title: Recording and/or reproducing device having a pull-out element and having means for moving the pull-out element into its nominal position

Abstract: In a recording and/or reproducing device (1) for a cassette (2) having a coupling element (6) connected to its magnetic tape (5) a pull-out element (24) has been provided, which is constructed to be coupled to the coupling element (6) and to pull the coupling element (6) out of the cassette (2) in a pull-out direction (10), and which is retained with the aid of a retaining member (35), which is movable between a standby position and an operating position, namely in a nominal position with respect to the retaining member (35) when it is not coupled to the coupling element (6), and after it has been coupled to the coupling element (6) is movable to a take-up reel (19) with the aid of a pull-out tape (60) and, when the retaining member (35) is situated in the area of its operating position, is retained so as to be movable with respect to the retaining member (35) against the pull-out direction (10) and which, when the retaining member (35) is moved from its operating position into its standby position, is movable into its nominal position with respect to the retaining member (35) in the undesirable situation that it does not occupy the nominal position.

Inventors: Nemeth; Robert (Vienna, AT)

Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.

International Classification: G11B 15/66 (20060101); G11B 15/67 (20060101); G03B 001/58 (); G11B 015/66 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020