Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind auxiliary intercom panel

Catalog Number

102731810

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number TC1-18 On a white gummed label on front panel

Dimensions

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

Description

The object is a metal panel made to fit a standard 19 inch rack-mount. On the horizontal line from left to right are the following controls: a rheostat labeled DESK LAMP, a three-position toggle switch labeled ROOM LIGHTS, a three-position rotary switch labeled HANDSET TO SPEAKERS, and a red indiicator light labeled INTERCOM ON SPECIAL MODES. Mouonted to the back of the panel are two sub-enclosures.The larger one has two terminal strips and two connectors. The smaller sub-enclosure has a single terminal strip. A tag attached to the object reads "Whirlwind Stack 4H".

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82