Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind Rack

Catalog Number

102631000

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 103 Program register, serial #3 top board
Other number 303B regsterial, serial #3 3rd board
Other number Accumulator, serial #10 4th board
Other number Comparison register, serial #7
Other number Program counter, serial #7 2nd board

Dimensions

72 x 26 x 5 in.

Description

Object consists of 5 printed circuit boards mounted vertically on a rack.
From top to bottom the modules are:
103 PROGRAM REGISTER Serial #3
102 PROGRAM COUNTER Serial #7
303 B REGISTER Serial #3
302 ACCUMULATOR Serial #10
601 CHECK REGISTER Serial #7

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Subject

TX-0 (Computer); TX-2 (Computer); DEC; Olsen, Ken; Anderson, Harlan

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82