Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 101 pulse generator

Catalog Number

102729324

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number C13-7 Written in black ink on a white label stuck to the lower right corner of the back of the mounting panel.
Serial number 1 Written in white ink in the upper left corner of the mounting panel and on the lower right corner of the phenolic board.

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/4 in x 26 in x 15 1/2 in

Description

The object is a large metal circuit carrier with a phenolic board mounted underneath. It has 13 vacuum tube sockets, all are populated. 6 BNC jacks and a two multiconductor connector are mounted on the top of the panel. The string "101 PULSE GENERATOR" is printed in white ink in the upper left corner as well as the lower right corner of the phenolic board. Each BNC connector and cable connector is labeled with red numeric stamps on white paper stickers. The tubes are labeled with white printing on the panel near each tube socket. The phenolic board contains numerous studs between which components and interconnecting wiring is mounted. One pair of indicator lights is mounted by a bracket attached to the bottom of the metal panel; the lamps are labeled "0" and "1."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82