Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102731793

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Serial number SERIAL NO. 115 Embossed on the top of the object

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 6 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in

Description

The object is a module with two vacuum tube sockets that are both populated. Four phenolic boards are attached to 2 male connectors on the bottom. Engraved on top of unit is "CONTROL PULSE OUTPUT" and "POSITIVE OUTPUT." The object has a paper tag attached that reads, "C11-6 P7."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82