Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind bus driver arithmetic rack

Catalog Number

102731817

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number -Box1-#6 On a card taped to the center front of the panel
Other number 02836 Stamped in blue on a sticker at the top front of the panel
Other number A9- This incomplete number is loacted on the back of the panel
Serial number 9 Printed in white on the front top left corner

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/2 in x 26 in x 11 1/2 in

Description

The object is a metal rack standing on built-in legs. The rack has spaces for 5 vacuum tubes. Besides the tubes, the rack has 16 BNC connectors and another connector (probably a power connector). "D-Bus Driver Arithmetic Rack 9, 12, 10" is handwritten in red on a card taped to the front of the panel.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82