Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind gate and delay unit

Catalog Number

102731858

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Servomechanisms Laboratory

Dimensions

overall: 5 1/4 in x 19 in x 6 1/2 in

Description

Object is a metal panel bearing 10 BNC connectors and a number of potentiometer controls, rotary switches, and toggle switches. Some BNC connectors are connected to each other via cables, including Tee-junctions. The serial number printed on the front is unreadable. Most of the wiring has been stripped from the back. There appears to be two similar units on the one panel. Some of the controls are labeled "COARSE DELAY", "CLIPPER CONTROL", "CLIPPED GATE", "FINE DELAY", and "PULSE AMPLITUDE".

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82