Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel MOD II

Catalog Number

102731815

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Digital Computer Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

Other number B-52576 Printed on the front panel
Other number TC3-11 Written on white gummed label
Serial number 85 Printed on the front panel

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 19 in x 6 1/4 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 clear indicator lights (all are populated). Two additional labels read AUX DRUM RECORDING REGISTER and PROGRAM REGISTER. 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 Indicator Panel s/n 85 3K".

Category

I/O/console / panel