70s Intercom System

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  1. May 31, 2008 #1

    jeff009

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    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?

    Thanks,

    Jeff
     
  2. Jun 10, 2008 #2

    somacore

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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 :)
     
  3. Jun 20, 2008 #3

    TexasKid

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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.
     
  4. Jun 24, 2008 #4

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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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