Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731762

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number 405 "PIUMP" number located on the back of the unit on a black label attached with glue.
Other number E5-E Located on the back of the unit on a black label attached with glue.
Serial number 405 Stamped in white on the top 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 six vacuum tube modules. Each module has sockets for two vacuum tubes. The object also has 22 BNC connectors and five terminal strips. Two of the vacuum tube modules contain smaller vacuum tubes, type 5965. There are three 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