Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind control panel for tape drive

Catalog Number

102673803

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number TC17-6 On front of part.

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 19 in x 8 in

Description

Object is a rack-mount unit. Front of unit has label "MAGNETIC TAPE AUX CONTROL PANEL SERIAL # ?" and several buttons and toggle switches and three pilot lights. Back of unit has one vacuum tube and a wiring harness. Attached with string was a paper tag bearing handwritten "60" (bagged)

Category

I/O/console / panel