Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module rack

Catalog Number

102733429

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 279 Stamped in white on the frame.

Dimensions

overall: 13 in x 26 in x 7 1/2 in

Description

This is a generic module rack with eight modules installed, each with two vacuum tubes. The last module has no vacuum tubes present, and there are two unpopulated module slots. On the frame opposite the serial number the letter "J" is handwritten in grease pencil. There are a series of cooaxial connectors, with cut cables, running along both sides of the rack. They are numbered J1-1 through J10-4. At one end there are two terminal strips.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015