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Robert D Allgood, Paul Smith, Fred C Thomas III: Frequency based cartridge detection system. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, July 23, 2002: US06424492 (3 worldwide citation)

A data storage disk having a latent illuminance discrimination marker for determining whether the data storage disk is suitable for use in a disk drive. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance, preferably as phosphorescence. A detector detects the emitted illuminance, ...

Robert D Allgood, Glenn B Dixon: Automatic termination for computer networks. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 6, 1999: US05920266 (20 worldwide citation)

A link detection circuit automatically terminates SCSI data transmission lines by use of a sense circuit which detects the absence or presence of an adjoining device or devices. The lines are automatically terminated at the ends with no user intervention. Wrong input/output cabling is precluded by u ...