Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind multivibrator pulse generator

Catalog Number

102733273

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number 1001 BW Stenciled in white under multivibrator label top right.
Other number B51537 Black label attached to front test points.
Other number U.S.A.F. 889 4116 Stenciled in yellow on panel third from bottom.
Other number WRDC Nonr 2956(00) 0119 Stenciled in white on panel third from bottom.
Other number WRDC Nonr 2956(00) 0120 Stenciled in white on panel above bottom.
Other number WRDC Nonr 2956(00) 0121 Stenciled in white on bottom panel.

Dimensions

overall: 73 1/2 in x 20 1/2 in x 25 in

Description

Object is a tall frame containing various test panels. There are numerous rotary switches and some toggle switches, and many coaxial connectors and pilot lights.

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82