Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 403 D.C. IN-OUT register

Catalog Number

102731737

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number F15-2 Written on a sticker on the back of the object
Serial number SERIAL #15 Etched on both the front and back of the object

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/2 in x 26 in x 10 in

Description

The object is a metal panel with sockets for 9 octal tubes (6 populated, 3 vacant). There are 31 BNC connectors; one cable between two of the BNC connectors is still intact, the others have been cut. A 3db attenuator is attached to one of the cut cables. There is one male power connector. A pair of clear indicator lights is attached to the back of the object. A sticker on the back of the object reads TEMPORARILY MODIFIED.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82