Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module rack

Catalog Number

102733430

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number E13-14 Handwritten on a white wticker on the bottom of the frame.
Serial number 44_ Stamped in white on the frame. The number is partially obscurred by a module

Dimensions

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

Description

This is a generic module rack with ten modules installed, each with two vacuum tubes of varying type. There are tags on each of the modules. The coaxial cables are also numbered J1-1 through J10-4. At one end there are two terminal strips. "Plump 440 E13-B" is handwritten on a white tag on the bottom of the frame and also engraved on a black plastic label. At the bottom of the module rack there are two indicator lights, one red and one white. There are four power terminal strips at one end. Two are on the top and two are on the bottom.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015