Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102729310

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number C15-C Etched on a plate on the bottom of the object
Serial number 133 SERIAL Stamped on the rack

Dimensions

overall: 12 1/2 in x 26 in x 7 1/2 in

Description

The object is a rack holding 9 vacuum tube assemblies. Each assembly contains two vacuum tubes. All tubes are still attached except for one. The object also has 20 BNC connectors and 26 terminal strips. A number of paper tags are attached to the individual assemblies. Example labels are C15-5-1, F9-5, and C15-5-4. Two indicator light assembles are attached to the object. A few small parts have fallen off the object (for example, a screw); they have been bagged and attached to the object.

Category

Component/module