Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731838

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number L4-E Black plastic label affixed to the back left lower
Other number PIUMP #210 Black plastic label affixed to the back left upper
Serial number 210 Printed upper left corner

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/2 in x 26 in x 13 in

Description

Object is a rack bearing 10 vacuum tube modules. Along the top and bottom edges are 8 BNC connectors There are five terminal strips on the right end. On the back are two pairs of indicator lights, one red and one clear in each pair.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82