Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel MOD II

Catalog Number

102731786

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Model number B-52576 Printed in white on the front of the panel
Other number TC3-8 Handwritten on a paper label on the front of the panel
Serial number SERIAL # 71 Printed in white on the front of the panel

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 19 in x 3 7/8 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 light positions (all are populated) and 16 white indicator light positions (all are populated). Printed on the front of the panel are INDICATOR PANEL MOD II and M.I.T. DIGITAL COMPUTER LAB. On the back of the object are 2 terminal strips. On the front are engraved plastic tags: "READ", "BUFF DRUM", "TIMING PULSES", "ALARM", and "WRITE".

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82