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Thermostatic Control Box - CSIRAC Computer, Mercury Delay Line Arithmetic Registers, 'Hot' Box, 1954-1964 Object Reg. No: ST 044229

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimension Comment: included in delay box - rec no 14636

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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

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