A battery and a door Bell?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ginbart, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Would anyone know where I can find a drawing of how to connect a door bell to a battery. I have looked on the internet but can't find anything. Thank you so much.

    Or if anyone could explain it that would be good. Maybe we can do a drawing with directions.
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    There should be two terminals on the door bell, connect each to a terminal on the battery, and the door bell sounds.
     
  3. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Here you go. Replace transformer with battery:

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  4. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    Rethinking that, it may not work as doorbells typically run on an AC transformer.

    You may just short out your battery and see a puff of smoke come out of your doorbell...
     
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Thanks so much I know someone on here would know.
     
  6. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    anyone else have any ideas
     
  7. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    What are you trying to do?
     
  8. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    My grandson needs to have a drawing for Boy Scouts of how you can make a door bell work using a battery. He has pink eye and I won't let him touch my computer. lol
     
  9. Mac in Wisco

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    Quote:Oh if that's it, then the drawing I provided is fine. That's all the requirement is looking for.

    I thought you were actually trying to wire a standard house doorbell to a battery, which generally won't work unless the doorbell is actually designed to be run from a battery.
     
  10. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    The drawing should work fine. Do make the mention, however, that unless the doorbell is powered by the same DC voltage as the battery the connections wont matter - it still wont work.
     

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