Artifact Details

Title

AC/DC rotary converter for the WISC

Catalog Number

102692890

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

University of Wisconsin, Electrical Engineering Department

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 116284 Style number on the master DC motor id plate
Other number 159761 Lewis Allis Company number on AC motor id plate
Other number 1742 E.E. department nameplate
Other number F4D-004 Number on label on crate
Other number W 103 A 549 X E.E. department nameplate

Dimensions

overall: 41 1/2 in x 45 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in

Description

The object consists of 3 rotating electrical machines coupled together on a welded fabricated base. Appears to be an AC/DC power supply for the WISC computer.

Category

Component/power supply / battery

Credit

Gift of Gene M. Amdahl

Lot Number

X1040.90