Patent Number: 7,788,683

Title: Data storage cartridge and system including non-tape storage medium

Abstract: A data storage cartridge includes a housing, a non-tape storage medium contained within the housing, and a stacking feature provided on a top surface of the housing and on a bottom surface of the housing opposite the top surface. The stacking feature is asymmetrical about a first median axis oriented substantially perpendicular to the top surface and the bottom surface of the housing, and asymmetrical about a second median axis oriented substantially perpendicular to a first end of the housing and a second end of the housing opposite the first end. The stacking feature is configured to facilitate positioning of and maintaining a stacked configuration of the data storage cartridge with another data storage cartridge.

Inventors: Martin; Robert C. (St. Paul, MN), Spychalla; Leo W. (Cottage Grove, MN), Gaylord; John W. (St. Paul, MN)

Assignee: Imation Corp.

International Classification: G11B 7/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018