Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731761

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number E-6-6 Handwritten on a white sticker underneath the bracket.
Other number E6-E Etched into a black plastic label on the edge of the bracket.
Serial number 242 Printed in white on the side of one of the brackets.

Dimensions

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

Description

The object is a rack holding eight vacuum tube modules. Each module has sockets for two vacuum tubes. The object also has 22 BNC connectors and five terminal strips. Two vacuum tube modules contain smaller vacuum tubes, type 5965. There are three indicator light assemblies attached to the object. The assembly contains one white light and one red light. The vacuum tube modules have a paper tag attached labeled "E6-6-2" through "E6-6-9".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82