Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102732189

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number C9-6 P17 Handwritten on a paper tag attached to the handle
Serial number 25 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 jacks and labels identifying tubes.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82