Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 103 program register

Catalog Number

102731723

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number A15-5 Written on a sticker attached to the back of the object
Serial number SERIAL #15 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 9 BNC connectors and one multi-pin male connector. There are sockets for 8 vacuum tubes of which 6 are populated. One set of clear indicator lights is attached to the object. Etched on the object on both the bottom and the top is "301 register."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82