Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 601 check register

Catalog Number

102731739

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number A7-7 Written on a sticker on the back of the object.
Serial number SERIAL #8 Etched on a plate on the front of the object

Dimensions

overall: 11 1/2 in x 26 in x 8 1/4 in

Description

The object is a metal panel with sockets for 9 octal tubes (5 are populated and 4 are vacant). Etched on the top of the object are 601 CHECK REGISTER, 404 COMPARISON REGISTER, and SERIAL #8. There are 16 BNC connectors, one male power connector, and a pair of clear indicator lights.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82