Artifact Details

Title

Whirlwind vacuum tube module

Catalog Number

102735081

Type

Physical object

Date

1951

Manufacturer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 16824.15 Printed on the connector.
Other number 397 F.F. number printed between the vacuum tubes.
Other number 3ESSTEMTCCF IV Handwritten in green on one of the vacuum tubes.
Other number 697TPFF2 Handwritten on one of the vacuum tubes.
Other number 7AD7 Printed iPrinted twice on the top of the chassis.

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, type 6145, 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 spring locking metal scews attached to brackets. 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