Patent Number: 7,272,839

Title: Storage medium library and storage medium magazine

Abstract: A storage medium library retains polygonal data storage plates. The library includes a box for accommodating the plates, a drive unit for recording or retrieving data with respect to each storage plate, and a plate changer for transferring the storage plates between the changer and the drive unit. Each storage plate includes a recording section and a handling section surrounding the recording section. The handling section is formed with engagement recesses. The accommodation box is internally provided with support ledges which the handling sections of the storage plates contact. The plate changer includes two extendable arms for supporting the storage plates. Each extendable arm is provided with claws to be inserted into the recesses of the handling section of the transferred storage plate.

Inventors: Moribe; Mineo (Kawasaki, JP), Matsuura; Michio (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: G11B 17/04 (20060101)

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