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Old 01-20-2010, 10:35 AM   #1
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I've found two of these things in ceilings of my house (circa late '70's): One in a closet by the front door, the other in the HVAC utility closet off the garage. Any idea what these are? They're not identical, but they are similarly-sized (about 2"x2")...
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Old 01-20-2010, 10:41 AM   #2
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They are transformers, possibly for your door bells.

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Looks like the transformer for my door bell.

Looks like 47_47 beat me to it, the delivery guy showed up with our new 60 inch TV and I had to inspect it before he left.... :smile:
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Duh........

Okay, now I remember that that's what I decided the first time I saw the one by the front door! But recently, when I discovered the other one in the HVAC closet, I forgot my initial conclusion, and wondered what these were.

The 2nd one isn't near an exterior door, and I don't have another doorbell. However, the house has been added on to since the original build, and there was probably a doorbell off the garage in the past.

Mystery (such as it was) solved!

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The one in your HVAC closet is probably for your thermostat.
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The one in your HVAC closet is probably for your thermostat.
Makes sense. It could be for the thermostat or the humidistat, I guess...

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