Patent Number: 7,272,667

Title: Portable and dedicated compact disk read-write unit

Abstract: A portable CR-RW drive has a CD drive and spindle platform, a chargeable battery power source, at least one docking bay for docking a removable storage medium and a processor supporting firmware for enabling functions of the drive. In a preferred embodiment the drive is, in a portable fashion, used minimally to burn CDs from data stored on the removable storage medium using the battery as a power source and wherein no externally connected device is required to participate in the function of the drive.

Inventors: Hsu; George (Santa Rosa, CA), de Rijk; Tony Marinus (Santa Rosa, CA)

Assignee: PNI Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101); G06F 3/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-09-18 0:00:00