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Old 04-26-2008, 12:33 PM   #21
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Old 04-26-2008, 02:08 PM   #22
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I was cleaning out a box of old cables, eliminating the one's I'll never use again, and came across this. I have no idea what it is, do you?
Frank says it is a remote pause switch for one of the old 1970's era VCR's. He said it with conviction, so I think he has got it!

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The IR Blaster idea sounds the most likely. The shape is perfect. Note that there are four connectors on that 1/8" plug -- I wouldn't expect that many if it was just turning the LED on/off.

But in any case, it's going in the trash...
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It looks like an extension to enable a VCR to be controlled by a cable box. Older cable boxes (before DVR) had the ability to select a show (uisng the tv schedule menu) to record and turn on the VCR when the show started (instead of programming the timer on the VCR).

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