Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731763

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number E7-9 Handwritten on a white sticker on the underside of the bracket.
Serial number 389 Printed in white on the side of the 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 has sockets for two vacuum tubes. The object also has 23 BNC connectors and five terminal strips. One vacuum tube module contains smaller vacuum tubes, type 5965. There is one indicator light assembly attached to the object. The assembly contains one white light and one red light. "WWI AIR FORCE" is stamped on a sticker at the bottom of the unit. There are six printed paper tags stuck near the BNC connectors. Each vacuum tube module has a paper tag attached labeled "E7-9-1" through "E7-9-10".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82