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Offline Darkwinter

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Any use for Baby Monitors?
« on: August 09, 2009, 07:27:41 PM »
My son no longer needs the baby monitors.  We were going to take them to the consignment store, but I thought they may have a use in survivalism.  They wouldn't be worth much to a consignment shop so I thought it may be better to create a use for them post baby.

Can anyone give me any advice on what I can do with a set of baby monitors (audio only with one transmitter and two receivers.)  The receivers can be used with a plug or with batteries, but the transmitter needs to be plugged in.

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Re: Any use for Baby Monitors?
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009, 07:37:14 PM »
The only thing I can think of - I never used them, the boys re-dated monitors - is to monitor a remote location with power, like a barn, detached garage or something like that.

Any other ideas? Great question.

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Re: Any use for Baby Monitors?
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009, 08:38:43 PM »
Put the transmitter next to your computer speakers so you can listen to The Survival Podcast on the receiver while you are in your yard working.

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Re: Any use for Baby Monitors?
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2009, 12:33:03 PM »
If there's a little  red light, pop it out. Could then be used to place outside the back door.  If someone was outside, getting ready to come in unannounced, you could hear their last minute plans to enter.  That would be pretty extreme though.  Just a thought.

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Re: Any use for Baby Monitors?
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2009, 01:36:46 PM »
my brother used them as an intercom between the house and the store. also caught a bunch of kids one night as the broke in because of them too.

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Re: Any use for Baby Monitors?
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2009, 10:02:14 AM »
To listen to the aliens before they land in your crop circle?

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