Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel

Catalog Number

102731770

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Model number B-32892 Printed on the front of the unit in the center
Serial number SERIAL # 30 Printed on the front of the unit in the center

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 19 in x 6 in

Description

The object is a metal panel apparently designed to bolt to a larger object. On the front of the panel are 16 red indicator lights (all are populated) and 16 white indicator lights (all are populated). A plate attached to the front of the panel reads F F STORAGE 2. Printed on the front of the panel is INDICATOR PANEL. and M.I.T. SERVOMECHANISMS LABORATORY. On the back of the object are 2 terminal strips. Attached to the terminal strips is a board containing integrated circuits; these attachments obviously postdate the original object. A tag attached to this panel was marked "Whirlwind Stack 3D."

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82