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crackur
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I have 4 or so of these in my house. I asked the previous owners and they don't know either.
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Greg
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Overhead cold air return for the heater?
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crackur
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I have no idea since they don't do anything.
crackur
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I have no idea since they don't do anything.
ponch37300
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Is it just a cover or vent? Or is it a speaker? Have you taken the cover off to see? I've worked in a couple of older trailers that had speakers in the ceiling.
cmanningjr
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Its a speaker.
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Greg
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ponch37300 wrote:Is it just a cover or vent? Or is it a speaker? Have you taken the cover off to see? I've worked in a couple of older trailers that had speakers in the ceiling.
I forgot all about the older high end mobiles that had whole house stereo systems. a blast from the past!!

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crackur
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I was thinking it was a speaker or speakers. I just don't know where the source is at. I'll have to explore more.
cmanningjr
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They used to put them in the kitchen area. Sometimes built in the cabinets.
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Greg
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They used a radio/intercom usually in the kitchen. It may have been taken out by a previous owner if there was a problem with it. Look for a wall plate about 4"x 8" that looks like it is out of place.

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Steve S.
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I have these speakers in my 1985 Champion, still functional. Two in the master bedroom and two in the living room on opposite sides of the ceiling. The radio/cassette unit sits in the upper portion of a cabinet between the dining room and kitchen.
crackur
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I'm still looking for something that would go to the speakers. I have a radio that is under the cabinet but it is not connected or wired to anything nor are they any places on the wall or under the cabinet I can find. I would really love to use these or replace and use them.

I also have 3 wires 2 in different places in the living room and one where I have my desk that looks like wires for speakers as well coming up from the floor.
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