Patent Number: 7,102,848

Title: Modular robotics system for a data cartridge library

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a data cartridge library that, in one embodiment, is comprised of: (a) a frame or cabinet that defines an interior space; (b) a magazine; (c) a drive bay; (d) a picker; (e) an elevator for moving the picker; and (f) a robotics module that can be removed from the interior of the frame and is comprised of the picker and a substantial portion of the elevator.

Inventors: Kumpon; Peter J. (Binghamton, NY), Starr; Matthew T. (Lafayette, CO), Woodruff; Jennifer L. (Erie, CO)

Assignee: Spectra Logic Corporation

International Classification: G11B 15/60 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018