Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102681833

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 404 Printed top front
Serial number 1 Printed top front

Description

Object is a large metal panel bearing 16 vacuum tubes (all present) and BNC connectors all around 3 edges. The back side is dense with resistors and capacitors and has a engraved labels for many connectors. "404 COMPARISON REGISTER CHECK" screened on panel. A paper shipping label is tied to one corner. A number of small labels name the BNC connectors; these labels are curled and peeling. A 3x5 card taped to the panel reads "NR3128-BOX 1-#2 / 2-404 COMPARISON REGISTER CHECK / #1, 13"

Category

Component/module