Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module

Catalog Number

102734964

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number #116 F.F. # found stamped between the two tubes and handwritten in red on a white paper label on the front of the module. This number is also printed between the tubes.
Other number 7AD7 Printed at the top of the chassis in the corner.

Dimensions

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

Description

The record contains a Whirlwind I module with two vacuum tubes attached to a chassis. The chassis has a handle at the top. At the bottom of the module there is a male connector. On either side of the chassis are two metal screws. Contained within the chassis are six phenolic boards with various components soldered on.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of the Digital Equipment Corporation

Lot Number

X115.82