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jukebox

(hardware, storage)
A hardware mechanism for allowing access to one of a group of discs, especially CD-ROMs or other optical media.

jukebox

A storage device for multiple sets of CD-ROMs, DVDs, tape cartridges or disk modules. Using carousels, robot arms and other methods, a jukebox physically moves the storage medium from its assigned location to an optical or magnetic station for reading and writing. Access between modules usually takes several seconds. See digital jukebox and vinyl record.


Tape Cartridge Jukebox
Overland Data's Data Vault integrated a robotic loading system with a stationary magazine that helds 3480/3490 tape cartridges. (Image courtesy of Overland Data Inc.)