Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102733462

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number 16824-15 Found on the black plastic connector
Other number 5754 MOD. # printed on the red modification tag

Dimensions

overall: 1 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 9 in

Description

The record contains a module with two vacuum tubes and supporting circuitry, which is housed within the chassis. There is a connecor at the bottom of the module with 24 contacts. There is a handle at the top. There is a red tag tied to the handle reading, "THIS UNIT IS NOT TO BE USED TO REPLACE A STANDARD UNIT. THIS UNIT MODIFIED."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015