Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 842 parity register

Catalog Number

102731707

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 23 Printer in white on the top of the object

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 12 vacuum tube sockets, 7 are populated. Various BNC jacks and a multi conductor connector are mounted on the top. Many of the BNC jacks have cutoff coaxial cable tails attached, including two tee-connectors. The string "842 PARITY REGISTER SERIAL #" is engraved into black/white plastic name plates affixed to both the top and the bottom. The number 23 is stamped on the bottom name plate following the "... SERIAL #" engraving.

Category

Component/module