Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind bus driver arithmetic rack

Catalog Number

102731722

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number A14-1 Written on a sticker on the back of the object
Serial number SERIAL #14 Etched on the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 11 1/2 in x 26 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

The object is a medium-size metal panel with 16 BNC connectors and one multi-pin male connector. There are sockets for 5 vacuum tubes of which 3 are populated. Miscellaneous parts have been separately packaged and attached to the object.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82