Artifact Details

Title

TX-0 rack-mounted control and status panels

Catalog Number

102733312

Type

Physical object

Identifying Numbers

Other number 102624274 Depricated CHM number found at the base of the machine on the right side

Dimensions

overall: 76 in x 20 in x 21 in

Description

The object is a tall metal frame containing 11 control and status panels, which have a variety of lights, knobs, toggle switches, and connectors. Each panel requires a separate power supply. One of the panels contains an embossed label reading M.I.T. SERVOMECHANISMS LABORATORY. Several of the panels are labeled DELAY LINE PANEL; also in the set are a BUFFER AMPLIFIER and GATE TUBE PANEL. One reads TX-0 PLUG-IN UNIT TESTER. At the back there are three TX-0 bottle plugs. The six gray panels look like Whirlwind panels. USAF numbers are stamped in yellow on the front of some panels.

Category

I/O/console / panel

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

XD154.75