Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube rack

Catalog Number

102731852

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number L4-G Black plastic label on back upper right
Other number PIUMP #261 Black plastic label on back lower right
Serial number 261 Printed on upper left front

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 6 BNC connectors There are five terminal strips on the right end. On the back are four pairs of indicator lights, one red and one clear in each pair. Two plastic labels read "0 Digit I4 I" and "0 REF MEM 1". These labels have fallen off, and are bagged and attached.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82