Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102731976

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 01849 On paper sticker on top
Other number C9-6 P15 Written on paper tag attached to object
Serial number SERIAL NO. 27 Embossed on metal plate on top

Dimensions

overall: 2 in x 6 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in

Description

The object is a module with two vacuum tube sockets that are both populated. Four phenolic boards are attached to 2 male connectors on the bottom. Embossed on top of unit is "CONTROL PULSE OUTPUT" and "POSITIVE OUTPUT."

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82