Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind indicator panel MOD II

Catalog Number

102731903

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Model number B-52576 Printed in white on the front of the panel
Serial number SERIAL # 52 Printed in white on the front of the panel

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 19 in x 6 in

Description

The object is a metal panel apparently designed to bolt to a larger object. On the front of the panel are 16 red indicator lights (all are populated) and 16 white indicator lights (all are populated). Printed on the front of the panel are INDICATOR PANEL MOD II and M.I.T. DIGITAL COMPUTER LAB. A plastic label on the bottom front of the unit has "PROGRAM COUNTER" engraved on it. On the back of the object are 2 terminal strips. Attached to the terminal strips is a board containing integrated circuits; these attachments obviously postdate the original object. A tag attached to the object reads "Whirlwind Stack 3J".

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82