Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind 302 accumulator

Catalog Number

102733472

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 12 Found on an engraved label in the corner on the side with the phenolic board.

Description

The object is a large metal panel bearing 31 BNC connectors and one multi-pin male connector. There are sockets for 28 vacuum tubes of which three are populated (including two which are broken). On the back of the panel, there are two set of indicator lights. "302 accumulator Digits 1-14."

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Compaq Computer Corporation

Lot Number

X7422.2015