Patent Number: 7,827,568

Title: Integration of structural and cosmetic bezel having a disk guide for a slot loading optical drive

Abstract: An optical drive bezel assembly for coupling to an optical drive. The optical drive bezel assembly includes a functional bezel having a first opening to receive an optical disk and a first plurality of attachment features. The functional bezel is coupled to the optical drive. A disk guide is rigidly coupled to the functional bezel. A cosmetic bezel has a second opening to receive the optical disk and a second plurality of attachment features. The cosmetic bezel is rigidly coupled to the functional bezel. A cosmetic screen is attached to the cosmetic bezel. The first opening and the second opening are in alignment.

Inventors: Banko; Joshua David (Sunnyvale, CA)

Assignee: Apple Inc.

International Classification: G11B 17/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00