Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 302 accumulator

Catalog Number

102729346

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number A8-5 Written on a sticker on the bottom of the object
Other number NR3115 Written on a note card taped to the object
Other number Z-302 Accumulator Written on a note card taped to the object
Serial number SERIAL #8 Etched on the front and back of the object

Dimensions

overall: 27 1/2 in x 26 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

The object is a large metal panel with 31 BNC connectors and one multi-pin male connector. There are sockets for 28 vacuum tubes of which 11 are populated. On the back of the panel, there are two sets of clear indicator lights.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82