Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 842 Parity Register

Catalog Number

102731754

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 303 Printed in white in the top left corner of the unit.
Other number F15-5 Handwritten on a white sticker on the underside of the unit.
Serial number 29 Printed in white in the top left corner of the unit.

Dimensions

overall: 16 in x 26 in x 16 in

Description

The object is a metal panel bearing sockets for 12 octal tubes (4 populated, 8 vacant) and 21 BNC connectors. A screen printed label in upper left, and on rear circuit board reads, "842 PARITY REGISTER SERIAL #29" . There is a similar label on the back. On the back there is a 2 tube plug-in module labled FF#48 with one tube missing.

Category

Component/module

Lot Number

X115.82