Maybe it's just a sound machine, then. Or a person pretending they're just a sound machine.
She hesitates. Ground-ripping things really hurts, and if she wants to be sure the thing stops working she's going to have to get both wall fixtures right down to physical structure, all in one go, as quickly as possible. And she'd better not be standing in front of it when she does that in case it explodes.
But she is not stepping through a thing that can do that to a clipboard. She just isn't.
"...I don't really want to break your thingy," she says, in case the voice actually is meaningfully listening to her. "You could just make it stop doing that."
Because who in their right mind would install something like that and not have a way to make it stop doing the thing? Not that whoever built this place appears to have been within spitting distance of their right mind...