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Matching on query: Unique id = 50/97, Name = any, Associated machine = any, class = any

Unique id/year of acquisition: 50/97
Name: EDSAC II chassis
EDSAC II chassis
Dimensions: 690x180x95
Class: computer
Machine: EDSAC II
DW:This is one of the chassis of EDSAC 2. It is one of the shorter chassis. The construction can be seen, it consists of a number of valves, underneath there are the components mounted on boards. The air is blown through sideways in order to keep it cool. There is a very long twist rod which allows the plugs to be firmly inserted in the sockets. In these days contact problems were not unknown and this device ensured a firm contact for these components.
See also: 5/97
See also: 36/97
See also: 68/99

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