I’m extending an outlet when I ran across this random box not sure what it isenter image description here

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    Guessing from the size of it, it is coax cable for tv/cable. If you can post a picture of a end to confirm. Should be one thin wire in the centre.
    – crip659
    Nov 18 at 23:27
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    @crip659 That is definitely not big enough to be TV coax. Looks like telephone cable (4 wire, not twisted).
    – nobody
    Nov 18 at 23:32
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  • There’s 4 strands of wire coming from the box
    – Red
    Nov 22 at 2:17

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That's part of a telephone system.

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    Probably. To confirm, check how many strands of wire are inside this cable and how they're colored.
    – keshlam
    Nov 19 at 0:16
  • Yes there’s 4 strands of wire coming out
    – Red
    Nov 22 at 2:17

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