Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 203 flip flop storage register

Catalog Number

102731829

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Model number 203 Printed in white on top plate in upper left corner and on underside unit
Other number F5 8 Hand written on white paper label on unmderside of unit.
Serial number SERIAL # 5 Printed in white on top plate in upper left corner and on underside unit.

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/4 in x 26 in x 15 1/2 in

Description

The object is a large metal circuit carier with a phenolic board mounted underneath. It has 10 vacuum tube sockets, 5 are populated. Various BNC jacks and two multiconductor connectors are mounted on the top. There are two pairs of indicator lights on the bottom. The labeling of these indicators and many of the BNC connectors suggest that this register has two flip-flops, identified as "A" and "B".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82