Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 302 accumulator

Catalog Number

102729347

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number A9-5 Written on a sticker on the 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 5 are populated (one of which is still in the socket but has been broken and bent). 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