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This Guy Opened A Medical Device And Found A Game Boy Inside

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Nov. 18 2019, Updated 2:18 p.m. ET

When you think of advanced medical equipment, you probably think that they're made out of delicate technical wizardry that's too difficult for the layman to comprehend.

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But as Twitter user Jan Henrik recently discovered, some equipment that doctors use on a regular basis aren't as complex as you'd believe.

When he opened an ECG-Trigger-Unit box, he found out that the screen located in the device was seemingly taken straight from a Game Boy Advance SP, plastic casing, with the logo and all.

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Yep, so this machine that's monitoring your heart can also play Metroid.

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Twitter was tickled pink by the find. And had some questions.

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And it turns out that the Gameboy was a pretty hacktacular device.

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And it wasn't long before someone made a Dr. Mario reference.

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Apparently this ECG system's blueprints aren't exactly a secret.

The more you know.

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