Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731841

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number E7-3 Written on white gummed label back lower right
Serial number 345 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 11 BNC connectors There are five terminal strips on the right end. On the back are three pairs of indicator lights, one red and one clear in each pair. Attached to nine modules are small paper tags with numbers E7-3-2 through E7-3-10.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82