Patent Number: 7,821,741

Title: Disk drive head stack assembly interacting with movement guide for preventing head from contacting the disk during read/write operations

Abstract: One embodiment in accordance with the invention is an apparatus comprising a movement guide that can be utilized with a data storage device. The movement guide can be for preventing a magnetic head of the data storage device from contacting a disk of the data storage device during operation.

Inventors: Abustan, Jr.; Alfredo Z. (Quezon, PH), Aganon; Mark Valen L. (Quezon, PH)

Assignee: Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, B.V.

International Classification: G11B 5/55 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00