Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731836

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 4 Printed upper left corner

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/2 in x 26 in x 12 in

Description

Object is a rack bearing 10 vacuum tube modules. Along the top and bottom edges are 17 BNC connectors. Some are labeled with white gummed labels 1310, 1311, 1312, 1313 and 1315. There are four terminal strips on the right end.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82