Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731839

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number C4-E On black plastic label affixed to upper back
Serial number 44 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 18 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. Small white paper tags are attached to several of the module handles. The tags have hand-written numbers such as C4-10-1 up to C4-10-9.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82