Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module rack

Catalog Number

102733467

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Identifying Numbers

Other number E15-8 Stamped into a black label on one side of the chassis and hand written on a sticker on another side.
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 four modules installed, three with two vacuum tubes each and one larger one with a duel tetrode. There are five empty spaces for additional modules. There are tags on each of the modules, numbering them E15-8-1 through 10. There are 16 coaxial connectors with cut wires. There are also numbers on each of the cooaxial connectors, labeled J1-1 through J10-4. At one end there are two terminal strips on the top and three at the bottom. There are two indicator lights at the bottom. One is red the other is white.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015