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Wireless doorbells

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by reg7, 18 May 2020.

  1. reg7

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    Hi all, a bit of help please. A few years ago I purchased 5 1byone wireless doorbells 3 for ourselfs and 2 for a neighbour. I set them up all worked fine. But now they have all stopped working due to batteries. I have replaced all the Transmitter batteries and I have been trying to reset them all, I have cleared all the memories but I can only get one to work again, "more luck than judgment I think", I am now at my wits end. I have been trying for 2 days and they are just short of going to the tip. Any idea's PLEASE. Thank you.
     
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    Not familiar with that model but with mine you plug in receiver and press door bell within 30 secs to connect , bell rings to confirm connection.
     
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    All the wireless bells I have seen have a set of jumpers on the bell unit and the bell push to set the communication frequency. Are all these set correctly?
     
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    I don't think they've been like that for a long time.
     
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    Have you still got the instructions giving the set-up proceedure to use as a guide?
    I always forget these things.
     
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    Here are the instructions....
     

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    Follow instructions.
     
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    I have spent days golng through the instructions, and today one of my son's came round and spent an hour trying, nothing. But we are both of the opinion that the button and the bells are not pairing up.
     
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    If you have followed the instructions and tried pairing a,b,c,d and it still wont work it is knackered, chuck it and buy a new one.
     
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    Cheers I was going to say that myself, I dont like to be beaten, but I think enough is enough.
     
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    If you're going to buy a replacement and you don't want to ever bother with batteries again(!), try this:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01I527732?ref_=pe_3187911_264767211_E_301_dt_1

    I bought one of these in July 2018 and it's still working perfectly.
    The transmitter (door button) doesn't need a cell as it comprises a strong magnet and an adjacent coil. When the button is pressed it generates a current which powers the transmitter and it surprisingly powerful. Our two receivers (each plugged into a mains socket) are in two rooms, one of which is at least 15 feet from the transmitter and picks up the signal through three brick walls.

    I also posted a review which might give you some more information:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R2CGQVDBK4J15X/ref=pe_1572281_66412651_cm_rv_eml_rv0_rv
     
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    I loved the premise of this bell so I bought one a couple of years ago. The doorbell tones were rubbish and sounded like they’d been recorded off a cassette tape. More importantly I didn’t like any of the zillion tunes it came with.
     
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    There seems to be some confusion on amazon as to which doorbell I refer to. This is the one:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Self-Gener...9KWR8Z42K0H&psc=1&refRID=JTJ0491D89KWR8Z42K0H

    My review in my last post seems to link to a video doorbell, which isn't the one I bought. The one I bought is the one in the above link, which does not have a video camera and does not require batteries in either sender or receiver.

    To be honest, I only use one sound (a simple 'ding-dong') which is perfectly loud throughout the house, and that is the purpose of the thing anyway. I did play about with the various musical sounds initially, but I think they're just a gimmick!
     
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