Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel MOD II

Catalog Number

102731806

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Digital Computer Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

Other number B-52576 Printed on the front
Other number TC2-2 Handwritten in grease pencil on the back
Serial number 79 Printed on the front

Dimensions

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

Description

The object is a metal panel made to fit a standard 19 inch rack-mount. On the front of the panel are 16 red indicator lights (all are populated) and 16 white indicator lights (all are populated). Printed on the front of the panel are INDICATOR PANEL MOD II and M.I.T. DIGITAL COMPUTER LAB. A label on the front reads TPD MATRIX. On the back of the object are 2 terminal strips. Attached to the terminal strips is a board containing integrated circuits. A tag attached to the object reads "Whirlwind Stack 6G".

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82