Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731759

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number C14-8 Written on a paper label on the back of a side bracket.
Serial number 4 Printed in white on a side bracket.

Dimensions

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

Description

The object is a rack holding ten vacuum tube modules. Each module contains two vacuum tubes. One of the vacuum tube modules contains a vacuum tube type 5965 and a tube still in its case. The object also has 26 BNC connectors and four terminal strips. A number of paper tags are attached to the individual assemblies. Example labels are C15-5-1, F9-5, and C15-5-4. Two indicator light assembles are attached to the object. There are five numbered paper sticker near some BNC connectors.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82