Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel MOD II

Catalog Number

102729345

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number B-52576 Etched on the front of the panel
Other number TC4-6 Written on a sticker attached to the front of the panel

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 19 in x 6 in

Description

The object is a metal panel apparently designed to bolt to a larger object. On the front of the panel are 16 red indicator lights (all are populated) and 16 white indicator lights (all are populated). Etched on the front of the panel are INDICATOR PANEL MOD II and M.I.T. DIGITAL COMPUTER LAB. Sample labels on the front of the object include READY TO RECORD, SUPER REGISTER COUNTER 2, and RC ON SLOT 1. On the back of the object are 2 terminal strips. Attached to the terminal strips is a board containing integrated circuits; these attachments obviously postdate the original object. A tag attached to the object reads "Whirlwind Stack 1E."

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82