1. D

    Back lit bell box

    Hi all can a bell box be made back lit thanks
  2. D

    Abacus control panel. To bell box

    Hi all I have a abacus panel I want to put new bell box in It’s a Texecom premier odyssey 1e. Can anyone please help has anyone got instructions for wiring please. Also. 2nd question can I use any keypad with the abacus panel. I have a Texecom panel is it ok to use if so looking...
  3. L

    Domestic Please the end of my tether with transformer/Ring

    Hi guys, Really hoping for some simple advice after a 2 year battle with my Ring Pro doorbell. To cut a long story short, and spending £ on several plugin transformers and multiple replacement Pros, I have decided to use the 24v bell transformer supplied from Ring. So, (and excuse incorrect...
  4. D

    IP67 Push Switch to replace plastic outdoor light switch and bell

    Hi Guys, Please can I have some advice on IP67 switches. I would like to use outside to replace bulky plastic switch boxes available on the market. One will be used for a light switch and another for a door bell. I plan to use a stainless steel push switch mounted on the face of a small sealed...
  5. G

    Bell 801 Entry Phone System Wiring help

    Morning all, Hope you’re all well. I have replaced my entry phone system for the same one just a fresher one as have been decorating. However, the dummy I am, I didn’t take a pic of where the wires go and now I’m lost. I’ve got the sound working when someone pushes the buzzer downstairs, but...
  6. P

    Supplier for Bell Systems door entry system

    I am trying to find a supplier to supply a slightly customised Bell door entry system i.e. not exactly one of their standard kits. I used to deal directly with Bell whose sales dept is excellent but now they say they won't supply direct. I need a supplier who is at least capable of understanding...
  7. T

    Continuity testing help

    Hi, I created a thread on ultimatehandyman (yes I know) but I feel like I'd be better off posting my question here, you're welcome to have a look at the thread for full details however (Continuity testing. - I fully expect part...
  8. danzor

    Bell box and CCTV (need 20 characters for title)

    Hi, security isn't really my field. But I'm looking at going down the smart home system for indoors. I'm looking at Loxone, I'm after a good sounder for outside (research has come back with Rapier?). Also a good CCTV that will work with Loxone (although most will anyway). Thanks
  9. buzzlightyear

    some body bang on the door some body ring the bell

    having been to a hotel with a fault on a lights and open and close system on a circuit .I had fixed the fault in which was the lighting .and Elvis left the building. about 1 hour after me left the building . the customer rings up the entry will not work .well it work for going out back to...
  10. S

    Does this bell transformer have overload protection?

    Hi Folks I bought one of these Door Bell Transformer | Stevenson Plumbing & Electrical Supplies - as it's SELV and supports illuminated pushes, but can't find any...
  11. S

    Of to Bell and Colvill tomorrow

    in West Horsley for an open day, book the Subaru Legacy in for a health check and a test ride for myself and the girlfriend in an Evora 430 GT should be fun, some concessions made as off the the Devils Punch Bowl afterwards...... ;o)))
  12. S

    CSU Mounted or DIN Rail External 24V Bell Transformer

    Any recommendations?
  13. A

    Adding a wired bell (with transformer) to a 2 way intercom

    Hello folks, I'm just your standard 'diy'er! I don't seem to be able to achieve the above, can anybody give me some pointers? We have an existing 2 way intercom which goes to only one part of the house. we want to add a wired doorbell (Byron 766 inc transformer) so the rest of the house gets a...
  14. M

    Swapping over alarm bell box

    Hi there. I swapped over my bell box a couple of days ago with an AG6. The terminations were slightly different from the old one. The bell is working as it should. What I have noticed is happening since I changed it over is sometimes when I open the back door which has a door contact on it...
  15. crooksy88

    Accenta G4 external siren only sounds on bell test

    Hi, I have an Accenta G4 8SP399A with a single LCD keypad. Everything seems to be working correctly other than the external bell doesn't sound when the alarm is triggered, the strobe lights do light up though. If I do a bell test via the engineers menu the external bell does sound. Would...
  16. tharetard

    Transformer from CU to door bell (Ring Pro)

    Hi guys I need some advice with cable routing. I'm planning on buying a Ring Pro doorbell ( and installing it on a new build house. There is currently no doorbell installed (it was a completely insane cost to get...
  17. shinypen

    Attached bell wire to rendered external insulation

    Hi. I'm pricing up a job. I need to run bell wire up the outside of a newly rendered and externally insulated house. Never touched this before and I'm worried the clips won't fix in securely or will damage it. Is this the case? Any one got any experience /tips? Thanks.
  18. M

    Home Control panel & Bell Box

    hello would just like to say thank you to all for your help, being doing electrical work for years now retied which i like even better, now just playing with trains, anyway would like a bit more help please. I have now sorted my sons alarm out now working great, his next door neighbor has got me...
  19. M

    Can I wire up a Honeywell AG6 Alarm bell box with only 4 cores?

    Replaced panel and would now like to replace Bell box. Using Existing wiring, it has two cores from bell box wire to an individual zone, so only 4 Spare cores available at bell box. I cannot even find the possible 'zone/pir/panic button' to check the wiring at it. Can anyone help me...
  20. T

    Eicr None Labelled Consumer Unit.

    How much do most people allow per circuit for an EICR. Normally houses and small offices. Also where do you stand on labelled consumer units. Went to an office the other day, had about 7 ring mains, 10 lighting circuits, radials. NONE Labelled. How long do you spend trying to find which...

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