Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind module

Catalog Number

102733464

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number 16824-15 Found on the black plastic connector
Other number FF MOD # handwritten on a paper tag
Serial number 452 Found on a paper tag tied to the object

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 with a white tape label reading, "R23 + 25 27 K+_ 1%." There is also a tag that says,on both sides of the tag, "Do not replace with standard FF units."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015