Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731755

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 260 Etched on a plate on the bottom of the object labled PIUMP #
Other number L4-J Etched on a plate on the bottom of the object
Serial number 260 SERIAL Stamped on the rack

Dimensions

overall: 12 1/2 in x 26 in x 7 1/2 in

Description

The object is a rack holding 9 vacuum tube assemblies. Each assembly contains two vacuum tubes. All tubes are present. The object also has 13 BNC connectors and 2 terminal strips with 11 terminals each. Two indicator light assembles are attached to the object.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82