Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module

Catalog Number

102731848

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 16824-15 Printed on plastic connector
Other number 8E28 Printed lower left corner of top
Other number PRD 78 Printed to right of tube socket

Dimensions

overall: 10 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in

Description

Object is a module to contain a single unusually large vacuum tube. A plastic shield is supported above the tube on standoffs.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82