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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Glenn B Dixon, Todd R Shelton, Todd L Graves: Latent illuminance discrimination marker for data storage cartridges. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 24, 2001: US06266211 (14 worldwide citation)

A data storage cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a latent illuminance marker. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance as phosphorescence. A photosensor detects the emitted illuminance, and the decay time is determined. The decay time is checked to provide ide ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Glenn B Dixon, Todd R Shelton, Todd L Graves, Allen T Bracken: Latent illuminance discrimination marker system for data storage cartridges. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, March 19, 2002: US06359745 (11 worldwide citation)

A data storage cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a latent illuminance marker. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance as phosphorescence. A photosensor detects the emitted illuminance, and the decay time is determined. The decay time is checked to provide ide ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Todd L Graves, Todd R Shelton, Paul Smith: System and method for cartridge detection and verification using signal comparison. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, October 2, 2001: US06297924 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method which is used to identify and discriminate the type of data storage cartridge that has been inserted into a disk drive. A system for identifying a type of data storage cartridge having a marker comprises a light source for emitting light to illuminate the marker, a first photodet ...


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William P Baker, Todd R Shelton, Theodore J Smith: Method and apparatus for managing power consumption on a bus. Iomega Corporation, James T Hagler, May 31, 2005: US06901525 (2 worldwide citation)

An information storage device (10) includes a cartridge (14) removably inserted into a cradle (13) that has a drive module (18) releasably coupled to an interface module (17). The interface module can be operatively coupled by a cable (12) to a remote system. Communications through the cable conform ...


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William P Baker, Todd R Shelton, Theodore Smith: Method and apparatus for managing power consumption on a bus. August 10, 2010: USRE041495

An information storage device (10) includes a cartridge (14) removably inserted into a cradle (13) that has a drive module (18) releasably coupled to an interface module (17). The interface module can be operatively coupled by a cable (12) to a remote system. Communications through the cable conform ...


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Allen T Bracken, Theodore J Smith, Jeffery D Penman, Todd R Shelton, David S Greenhalgh, Paul E Jacobs, Spencer W Stout, Paul C Kunz, Scott P Thomas, Douglas S Reynolds, David L Jolley, Ryan D Osterhout: Information storage device with a removable cartridge, and a method of operating it. Jerry W Mills Esq, Baker Botts, July 4, 2002: US20020085300-A1

An information storage device (10) includes a drive module (14) releasably coupled to an interface module (13), where an information storage cartridge (11) can be removably inserted into the drive module in an approximately vertical direction. The drive module has a light source and magnifying lens ...


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Todd R Shelton, Bram Leader: Discrete component electromagnetic coupler. Intel Bstz, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 2, 2008: US20080238583-A1

In some embodiments a discrete component electromagnetic coupler includes an input and an output, wherein a signal to be observed passes through the coupler via the input and the output, a coupler to transfer energy through electromagnetic effects to a second output, and a termination point to groun ...


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Todd R Shelton, Theodore J Smith, Marvin R DeForest, Kelly D Wright, Mark L Reimann, Hiromichi Oribe, Jeffery D Penman: Method and apparatus for providing extended functionality for a bus. T Murray Smith Esq, Baker Botts, November 14, 2002: US20020169911-A1

An information storage device (10) includes a cartridge (14) removably inserted into a cradle (13) that has a drive module (18) releasably coupled to an interface module (17). A drive electronics circuit (71) in the drive module is coupled to a hard disk drive mechanism (56) in the cartridge, and is ...



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