Your guess is as good as mine (random tech shitpost)

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No clue what this supplied power to, it’s above the telco room door. Curious ballast resistor on right. Cap is rated 200vdc. Rectifier tube is, uhh— a rectifier tube— I didn’t look
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Blowdown controller for HVAC water system, I guess. (Prevents excessive buildup of minerals in water from evaporation)
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Twinax. TWINAX.
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Old Western Electric gear
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The creme de la WTF? Barber Colman Micro 8000 automation system…. SPEAKER WIRE ran from it to each HVAC thermostat and— I’m… not sure I even want to know…
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Line printer. lp0 is thankfully not on fire
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I wonder what the print mechanism looks like?
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I have no idea other than… this… is the most ratchet looking piece of HVAC gear I’ve ever seen. I think it’s used for heating via hot water? The blower was running.
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Tellabs program amplifier card in a really neat RF shielding enclosure… that someone forgot to slap the lid on…
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Would you like to play a game? It’s called “don’t break the ceiling tile” I probably washed five pounds of tile out of my hair that night
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This stripper works great on the jacket of cat5 cable and will only set you back $70. Wait, what?
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〜 a e s t h e t i c 〜
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?? ?????? ???? ????????

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Thrift store find for $5.. It works! Batteries do not go onboard; it uses an external charging supply and household plug style sync. Gold spot on the right is a very very gold plated photodiode used for auto metering. Capacitor reformed after a few shots and annoyed the staff of the thrift store who begged me to stop testing the thing and just buy it and get out of there

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