Artifact Details

Title

TX-0 logic cabinet

Catalog Number

102733509

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Model number R40-.4 BF Power supply label inside rear.
Serial number 7488 Power supply label inside rear.

Dimensions

overall: 19 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in x 18 1/2 in

Description

Object is a small metal cabinet containing a two-row rack for plug-in modules, and a power supply by "Conn Avionics." There is room for 27 modules in each row, there are 26 in the top (one of which has a toggle switch) and 3 in the second. The modules appear to carry discrete transistors. Written on the frame beside the top row of modules is "TABLET" in marker.

Two cables emerge from the modules and terminate in large 20-pin male connectors.
Below is a control panel with a voltmeter at the left. In the middle is a large array of test points and associated pilot lights. There are 7 toggle switches, a power switch, and a rotating switch.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Lot Number

XD154.75