Just for fun... Identify this bit

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Just for fun
10 points to the 1st person who can identify this random bit of electronic stuff (it is shown next to a 3rd gen, 20 gig iPod for scale).

Post whatever comes to mind... theories, questions, whatever it'll take to find the answer!

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better pic
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a piece of a battery tester

a piece of a battery tester

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Clearly what you have there i

Clearly what you have there is a flux flow rate regulator with anti back-flow tachyon gate.

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That would be the infamous "b

That would be the infamous "blink'n lights" sub-assembly...
Not an Apple part, not a Sun part. How about part of the front panel of a Radius Telecast? Those had tons of blink'n lights.

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What ever it is, it's missing

What ever it is, it's missing the front.

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A traffic light ;) (that woul

A traffic light Wink (that would be a big ipod...)

What does the text say?

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Was it removed from the back

Was it removed from the back of anyone's head?

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Can I see the pic?

Your site is down, I'd like to play this game too...

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Bin_Jammin

no it isnt down, it just has the occasional DNS problem that keeps some people from seeing it.

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Re: a piece of a battery tester

FunnymanSE30 wrote:

a piece of a battery tester

Close, but i dont know if i'll give you full credit for that. It is the battery status indicator from a 2C cell flashlight.

Ok, time for round 2: CLICK HERE

Hint #1: it's something every geek should have

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Couyld you post it here, I ge

Could you post it here? I get the 404 BS when trying to view it.

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misspelled URL in link..

his Pics work, its just that the link is mis-spelled...

he meany to put "random" and instead pit "rnadom"

this is the correct URL:

http://ult.pweb.info/Random

and it brings you to a folder with like 4 pics in it...
and my lame guess is a WIFI signal detector.

/Bill

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Re: misspelled URL in link..

sorry about this misspelling, but, evilrobot: your guess is 100% correct! It is infact the innards to a CanaryWireless WiFi locator. (http://www.canarywireless.com)

what made you guess that?

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what...

my guess was based on:
a: form factor
b: the hint that "every geek should have one"
c: what i assumed was an FCC id in the barcode
d: LCD display

damn... i got that good Smile

/Bill