Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind register driver type 1

Catalog Number

102731799

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1 Printed on uupper left corner
Other number 01915 On white gummed label at bottom center
Other number 01927 On white gummed label on right edge
Serial number 2 Printed on uupper left corner

Dimensions

overall: 12 in x 26 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

Object is a metal panel bearing 36 BNC connectors. The top row of 19 BNC connectors have adjustment potentiometers on the back. There are sockets for 10 vacuum tubes, 4 are populated. Two of the sockets are very large. On the back, there is a maintenance tag reading " Component failure, Reason PHENOLIC B R A K edown (sic)" "Date: Sept 28 - 64".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82