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Number: 720/703
Name: Dynamic optical information storage or retrieval > Dynamic mechanism optical subsystem > Optical storage medium support (i.e., turntable or spindle motor) > Optical storage disc holding structure
Description: Subject matter comprising means for holding and clamping of an optical storage medium to the optical medium support structure.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
720/706 Details of clamping 100
720/704 Having centering 80
720/715 Optical storage disc contact structure on turntable surface 41

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8695023 Adjustable medium holding unit and medium processing apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8645981 Disk chucking apparatus Feb. 4, 2014
8448202 Motor having a disk support member and a disk drive device having the same May. 21, 2013
8151288 Disk chucking device Apr. 3, 2012
8099744 Disk device Jan. 17, 2012
8069457 Auto-balancing device, turntable device, and disc driving device Nov. 29, 2011
7954119 Apparatus for attaching a disk to a spindle of a spinstand, methods for attaching and detaching a disk to and from a spindle of a spinstand and a movable stage May. 31, 2011
7904918 Disk device for recording and reading information Mar. 8, 2011
7836464 Disk holder, disk alignment mechanism and disk drive Nov. 16, 2010
7787333 Method and apparatus for controlling an optical disk device Aug. 31, 2010
7685610 Disk device with restricting mechanism for driving unit Mar. 23, 2010
7596796 Disk cartridge, and disk recording and/or reproducing device Sep. 29, 2009
7543311 Disk unit Jun. 2, 2009
7536702 Disk device for maintaining a horizontal state of a front edge portion of an elevating frame May. 19, 2009
7430750 Optical disc drive using noise reducing unit Sep. 30, 2008
7380255 Disc positioning structure May. 27, 2008
7308694 High-precision positioning apparatus Dec. 11, 2007
7231648 Disk holding apparatus, and disk apparatus Jun. 12, 2007
7219360 Disc chucking mechanism and disc drive apparatus having the same May. 15, 2007
6901650 Adjusting method for an optical disc apparatus Jun. 7, 2005
6766522 Disc driving apparatus with a disk having a center plane positioned above half height of the cartridge Jul. 20, 2004
6728188 Recording and/or playback apparatus of a recording medium with a moving mechanism Apr. 27, 2004
6717903 Disc tray Apr. 6, 2004
6711113 Disk drive apparatus Mar. 23, 2004
6690642 Optical disk Feb. 10, 2004
6683847 Recording medium holder for accommodating recording medium and information providing body accommodating recording medium Jan. 27, 2004
6660089 Substrate support mechanism and substrate rotation device Dec. 9, 2003
6646974 Disc support plate and disc recording and/or reproducing device Nov. 11, 2003
6643251 Disc drive apparatus Nov. 4, 2003
6414928 Disc tray, disc-tray accommodating apparatus and disc drive apparatus Jul. 2, 2002
6324146 Disk driving apparatus Nov. 27, 2001
6219325 Supporting arrangement for the insertion and ejection of a recording medium in a reproducing apparatus Apr. 17, 2001
5984319 Holding device Nov. 16, 1999
5974024 Disk hub molded from a hard synthetic resin blended with a fluororesin, a disk cartridge housing a disk having such a disk hub and a disk driving device having a spindle coated with a fluorore Oct. 26, 1999
5913653 Device for transporting substrates Jun. 22, 1999
5561658 Friction drive for a disc player Oct. 1, 1996
5500843 Information processing apparatus with movable spindle shafts Mar. 19, 1996
5149951 Apparatus and method for presenting a data card for data transfer with centrifugal flyweight Sep. 22, 1992
5138606 Disk drive device having a swingable lever carrying pin and positioned in a space between a rotary plate and a magnetic member mounted on the rotary plate Aug. 11, 1992
5117414 Drive motor and spindle assembly for an optical disk drive May. 26, 1992
5053903 Disk clamp positioning apparatus for information storage disk drive system Oct. 1, 1991
4860278 Optical recording carrier, and recording-reading apparatus, and recording-reading process, employing the same Aug. 22, 1989
4855990 Disc player Aug. 8, 1989
4845578 Disk holding device for disk drive Jul. 4, 1989
4831474 Disk supporting mechanism in disk driving device May. 16, 1989
4060248 Playing apparatus, in particular a video player for playing a record which is made of a transparent material and provided with a central hole Nov. 29, 1977

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