Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 302 accumulator

Catalog Number

102731816

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 302 Printed on upper left of front panel and on back
Other number A11-5 Written on a white gummed label on back
Serial number 19 Printed on upper left of front panel and on back

Description

The object is a large metal panel bearing 31 BNC connectors and one multi-pin male connector. There are sockets for 28 vacuum tubes of which 21 are populated (including the broken one). On the back of the panel, there are two set of indicator lights, one red and one clear.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82