Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102731992

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 01785 Stamped on paper label stuck to the top near a BNC connecor.
Other number C11-4 P8 Handwritten on a paper tag attached to the handle.
Serial number 87 Stamped in white at the 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. Printed on the top of unit is "CONTROL PULSE OUTPUT". There are labels for all the jack and labels identifying tubes.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82