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I have this device here and I do not know what it is or what it is used for. I literally found it on the ground of a store parking lot. I've attempted to research the item and I think it is a tool used for debugging. I also have not a clue what debugging is in even a slight sense.

Some characteristics:

  • It has 2 connectors
    • One connector is a standard android jack
    • The other is a 20 pin jack
  • It has 1 button

Any info on this device is appreciated.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Might as well be a DIY OBDII interface missing a conversion cable against the car :-) Except that the plastic box looks mass-produced by injection molding, rather than a 3D-printed one-off. And the speaker and an internal "reset button" look weird for an OBD2 dongle. So it's probably something completely different. What VID+PID does it claim on the USB port? \$\endgroup\$ – frr Dec 10 '20 at 8:02
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    \$\begingroup\$ it is a USB connector, not an android jack \$\endgroup\$ – jsotola Dec 10 '20 at 8:12
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    \$\begingroup\$ Is there a reason you took it home instead of giving it to the store???? Somebody is probably looking for that. \$\endgroup\$ – Kyle B Dec 10 '20 at 8:33
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    \$\begingroup\$ If you don't know what debugging is, how can you suspect it is a debugger? \$\endgroup\$ – JRE Dec 10 '20 at 9:36
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    \$\begingroup\$ Theft alarm for some high-priced item? \$\endgroup\$ – Michael Tracy Dec 10 '20 at 11:56
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Maybe a controller/voice box for advertising displays.

Or maybe it’s a virus vector for a worm transmitted via the USB port when you plug it into your computer.

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It's a steering wheel control box for the stereo so you can retain steering wheel controls buttons with aftermarket stereo

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    \$\begingroup\$ Why would that have a speaker in it? \$\endgroup\$ – Hearth Jun 26 at 21:16
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I'm pretty sure it's a Bluetooth transmitter for your phone to your car radio. It comes with a wiring harness kit from Walmart for your car radio.

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