Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102731982

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number C11-6 P8 Written on a tag attached to the handle
Serial number SERIAL NO. 114 Embossed on a plate attached to the object

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." An inspection tag with a date of 4/21/53 is attached to the handle.

Category

Component/vacuum tube

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82