Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind circuit module

Catalog Number

102673810

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Dimensions

overall: 11 in x 3 1/2 in x 14 in

Description

Object is a metal-framed module containing vacuum-tube circuitry. One edge bears a large multi-prong male "CANNON" connector. The opposite edge bears two rows of vacuum tubes and components labelled "PULSE TRANSFORMER". Between are phenolic circuit boards with discrete resistors and capacitors.

Category

Component/circuit board / module