All it does, is look awesome. Feel free to repatch the cables, turn the knobs, switch the switches, wonder what the stepper motors are for . . nothing at all will happen.
However, you can make characters appear on the LCD: generate some static (take a sweater off, rub a balloon, whatever) and touch the LCD pins. 80s slogans like NICAM STEREO and other classics will appear on the LCD as the voltage from the static excites the crystals.
Many many hours were put into this, around 60/70 hours : 0
Made from VCR parts, server blanks, graphics card, Rack rails.