Support structure for devices in a computer apparatus
Patent 5112119 Issued on May 12, 1992. Estimated Expiration Date: October 27, 2009. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
A personal computer enclosure is provided which is reinforced by a disk drive support structure inside the box. The enclosure is a substantially parallelepiped outer box having an opening for providing access to the interior of the box. The box includes a plurality of mounting locations on the interior of the box. The inner support structure includes a plurality of bays for receiving respective disk drives therein. These bays communicate with the opening in the enclosure. The structure is attached to said outer box at said mounting locations to provide structural integrity thereto.
IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin vol. 21 No. 4 Sep. 197