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Old 05-31-2008, 02:09 PM  
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Default 70s Intercom System

Just bought an older home from the early 70s. It has a working intercom system (radio, intercom, etc.). Any good ideas on what to do with it - leave it as is, replace the wall plates (not sure it can be done), use the wiring for in wall speakers, other thoughts?



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Old 06-10-2008, 02:13 PM  
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1. Replace the main unit with a big LCD screen and put a wireless video cam out front to see who's at your door.

2. Buy an FM transmitter for your ipod and tune your intercom to that station - unlimited music!

That's all I've got so far

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Old 06-20-2008, 07:30 AM  
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Hey Jeff - I have one of these, too. I've been thinking about putting it a new stereo system just for fun... but don't know. Let me know what you do with yours. I need ideas. My house built in '89.
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:38 AM  
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I used to have one of those at an old house. I upgraded the speakers and used it to listen to music. If everything works, you might consider upgrading the radio portion to a newer unit and maybe upgrading the speakers.
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