Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102732038

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 02830 Stamped on a sticker attached to the object
Other number C11-4 P14 Written on a paper label attached to the handle
Serial number SERIAL NO. 93 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."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82