Artifact Details

Title

WISC (Wisconsin Integrally Synchronized Computer) logic unit

Catalog Number

102681851

Type

Physical object

Date

1951-1954

Manufacturer

Wisconsin, University of

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number SR12-9 Printed in yellow on metal frame

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 6 7/8 in

Description

Object is a metal framed module with 22 vacuum tubes. Handwritten tag on object reads "try shifting a one - is sometimes becomes an 8" and "Things don't shift right".

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Credit

Gift of Gene M. Amdahl

Lot Number

X1040.90