Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind oscillograph

Catalog Number

102732137

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

DuMont Laboratories

Place Manufactured

Clifton, NJ

Identifying Numbers

Model number TYPE 304-HR Stamped on top front plate in middle.
Other number 18 82X Hand written on a round white label on back of unit.
Other number 2902 Printed on upper center of back of front panel.
Other number 850-3014 Stamped in yellow on left side of front face of unit.
Other number 889 2903 Printed in yellow of right side of cover.
Other number TC4-20 Hand written on white paper label on front of unit.
Serial number 383 Stamped on top front plate in middle.

Dimensions

overall: 8 3/4 in x 19 in x 21 1/2 in

Description

This is a Dumont Cathode-ray oscillograph with cover and has rack mounting slots. The screen has a grid pattern. This oscillograph was originally used by Ken Olsen in the development of Whirlwind.

Category

Test equipment

Credit

Gift of Ken Olsen

Lot Number

X28.81