Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 303 B register

Catalog Number

102731819

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 303 Printed in the top left corner on the front.
Other number 0-15 "Digits" printed in the top left corner on the front.
Other number 403 Printed in red in the top left corner near the words "in out resiter".
Other number A9-4 Printed on the back.
Serial number 9 Printed in the top left corner on the front.

Dimensions

overall: 16 in x 26 in x 8 1/2 in

Description

The object is a metal panel bearing sockets for 12 octal tubes (three are populated and one for "V-2 74K7" is bagged separately) and a number of coaxial connectors. There is an printed label in upper left, and on rear circuit board, reads 303 B REGISTER DIGITS 0-15 SERIAL # 9". Partly obscured on both labels is "403 in out register".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82