ENIAC Digit Tray


This relatively short metal try painted black has two 12-pin sockets along one side. One wire is grounded at each socket. Eleven wires pass along about 2/3 the length of the tray. All 11 wires are attached to sockets at both ends. The wires are separated by metal plates. There are five metal insets in the bottom of the other part of the tray.

The object is marked in chalk on the inside of the trya: II.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CI.308932.036Catalog Number: 308932.036Accession Number: 308932

Object Name: Mainframe Computer Component

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-2b8f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1399746

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