Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731760

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2981_ Found on a green label reading, "accepted by" on one of the middle vacuum tube modules.
Other number 484 Handwritten in black oil pencil on the bottom of one of the brackets.
Other number L5-D Found on a black label glued to the back of the rack.
Serial number 48 Found printed on the top of 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. The object also has 15 BNC connectors and four terminal strips. One of the terminal strips still has many of its wires attached. There are five indicator light assembles attached to the object each has one white light and one red light.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82