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Thermostatic Control Box - CSIRAC Computer, Mercury Delay Line Arithmetic Registers, 'Hot' Box, 1954-1964 Reg. No: ST 044229
- Thermostatic Control Box used to control the temperature of the arithmetic registers 'hot box'.
Inside the box is a Sunvic Temperature Controller, made in England. These were very common around that time.
- There is a neon indicator light, a connector (labelled Thermostat) connector (belled Load) that might have been to the heater and a 240V three pin socket
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 1965
|Dimension Comment:||included in delay box - rec no 14636|
|Tagged with:||computers, computing, csirac computer, making history - csirac|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||storage & media|
|Inscriptions:||Inside the box is a Sunvic Temperature Controller, labelled Type F102/3M.|
|Commissioned By:||Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1954 or later|
|User:||University of Melbourne (The), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1964|