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Number: 720/656
Name: Dynamic optical information storage or retrieval > Particular cabinet structure for optical media > Reproducing diverse-type media (e.g., cartridge and disc)
Description: Subject matter wherein the optical storage or retrieval system is capable of playing different types of optical storage medium which are non-identical in terms of at least one format, shape, size, protected vs. unprotected or etc.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8238083 Slide mechanism for slide-type portable electronic device Aug. 7, 2012
8099742 Optical disk loading final position detection device Jan. 17, 2012
7984459 Recording medium driving device having an improved disc feeding mechanism Jul. 19, 2011
7619949 Apparatus, system, and method for a secondary optical memory in a removable media cartridge Nov. 17, 2009
7363639 Integrated reproducing/recording apparatus Apr. 22, 2008
7150027 Transfer device for information carriers Dec. 12, 2006
7140031 Optical disc loading apparatus Nov. 21, 2006
6665255 Recording reproducing apparatus Dec. 16, 2003
6661764 Disc reproducing device Dec. 9, 2003
6512731 Optical recording/reproducing apparatus and method for using various sizes, and types of recording/reproducing mediums therein Jan. 28, 2003
6477128 Portable player suitable for large compact disks and small compact disks Nov. 5, 2002
6469971 Device for reproducing optical discs Oct. 22, 2002
6388974 Recording medium driving apparatus May. 14, 2002
6373804 CD/cassette playing mechanism Apr. 16, 2002
6169719 Car-mounted disc/tape player Jan. 2, 2001
6067708 Method of interconnecting a dual media assembly May. 30, 2000
6064640 Optical disk apparatus and medium carrier and medium turntable for optical disk apparatus May. 16, 2000
5986991 Computer-controlled game device with cassette ROM and CD-ROM Nov. 16, 1999
5963527 Optical disk recording and reproducing apparatus Oct. 5, 1999
5933400 Disk apparatus having a disk tray adapted for two different types of optical disk Aug. 3, 1999
5914929 Optical disk recording/playback device with means to recognize, read from and record to multiple types of optical disk types Jun. 22, 1999
5898659 Disk reproducing apparatus and compatible cartridge used with the same Apr. 27, 1999
5867338 Disc drive apparatus Feb. 2, 1999
5768240 Optical disk recording/reproducing apparatus Jun. 16, 1998
5689489 Compact disc and floppy disc compatible drive and a driving method thereof Nov. 18, 1997
5682370 Apparatus for recording and selectively playing an optical disc and a cassette-encased tape Oct. 28, 1997
5666342 United tape and disc recording/reproducing device having a united inserting part Sep. 9, 1997
5539717 Player for reproducing both minidisc and compact disc Jul. 23, 1996
5495586 Computer system having memory card/disk storage unit used as external storage device Feb. 27, 1996
5493461 Storage media lockout device for a computer mass storage media drive Feb. 20, 1996
5301177 Device for simultaneously loading two different kinds of recording media Apr. 5, 1994

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