Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind signal generator panel

Catalog Number

102731855

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 211-A Engraved in the center of the panel
Other number 16891 Gummed label on back of the RF Monitor dial
Other number 17135 Gummed label on back of the %Modulation dial

Dimensions

overall: 10 1/2 in x 19 in x 6 1/2 in

Description

Object is the front panel for a signal generator. It has two dials for "PER CENT MODULATION" and "R. F. MONITOR", and a three-part frequency dial calibrated in MEGACYCLES. There are various other rotary controls and a red pilot light. The worm gear drive for the megacycles setting is inoperative.

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82