Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind Flexowriter

Catalog Number

102732973

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Commercial Controls Corporation

Place Manufactured

Rochester 2, New York

Identifying Numbers

Model number 23 Printed on a sticker on the back.
Other number 889-2030 Airforce number, handpainted in yellow on the front, and also stamped in yellow on the side.

Dimensions

overall: 13 in x 30 in x 24 in

Description

This record contains one Flexowriter. Its name label as well as manufacturer label are on the front above the keyboard. It has a standard QWERTY keyboard with extra buttons for different functions. There are toggle switches on top of the keyboard, mostly for the tape functions. There is a long platen with measurements on the top and bottom for the paper to go through. There is a reader and a punch on the left side. There is a back component that has two wheels on the sides. There is an on/off switch on the right front. There is a plaque on the back that has manufacturer and product information. The Flexowriter has a power cable and two data cables attached.

Category

I/O/teleprinter/terminal

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82

Related Records

102732974 Whirlwind paper tape magazine