What the heck is this thing on my wall


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Old 06-11-18, 12:53 PM
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What the heck is this thing on my wall

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Does anyone know what this device on our wall is? I found it behind the door in our office. The backside of this wall is our garage. I thought it was just some type of bracket but its wired.

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Old 06-11-18, 02:06 PM
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My first thought was something for the garage door opener...but I can't imagine what. The doubled wires and square drive screws seem odd also.

Some control for an alarm system?
 
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Old 06-11-18, 02:16 PM
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Just going off of the wires used I'd guess it's alarm or communication related.
 
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Old 06-11-18, 02:18 PM
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Thanks. That probably makes sense since it is near the entry to the home. Kind of a weird place to have it but OK I guess. I assume there is some type of control panel that clips on there to get power or send commands?
 
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Old 06-11-18, 02:45 PM
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Oh...like Mark said...intercom makes the most sense. Been so long since I saw one of those installed...didn't even think of it.

I imagine one of the alarm guys might recognize it when they check in. The wire should be a giveaway.
 
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Old 06-11-18, 03:19 PM
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im getting closer. i found this in the garage and followed the wire through the wall. cant find this model online yet. just see some similar models for extra computer hard drives.

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Old 06-11-18, 03:24 PM
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That's a transformer used to power whatever hooks up to that plate on the other side.
 
 

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