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    Domestic Please help...at 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...
  2. LWB Electrical

    Ring doorbell Pro installation help

    Hi, does anyone on here have any experience wiring a Ring doorbell Pro from scratch? All the information provided by ring is if you were replacing an existing doorbell installation. Contacted Ring but they were less then helpful
  3. D

    Plug in adaptor for the ring doorbell pro

    Hello I have decided to purchase a 18v 1 am plug in adaptor plug to rung the ring doorbell pro Like this one...
  4. D

    installing ring doorbell pro in the UK with Byron776 or plug in adaptor

    Hello Im looking at installing the Ring Doorbell Pro in the UK I currently have a bell chime thats hardwired to the lighting circuit with a built in 6volt transformer. I understand that this is too low to run the ring doorbell pro. I know it comes with a DIN transformer but this just isnt...
  5. D

    Ring doorbell pro and telephone twisted pair

    Hello I'm in the process of installing a new ring doorbell pro. Currently we have an existing doorbell chime which is hardwired with a internal transformer and consumes 4v which is not enough to run the ring doorbell. I'm going to either use a plug in transformer and use the transformer that...
  6. B

    Domestic Ring Doorbell Pro Install

    Hi, We live in a new build property which is nearly two years old. Currently have a mains powered Doorbell Deta C3501 with built in transformer. Have purchased the above Ring Doorbell Pro and need some help installing it. The current setup has power brown/blue going into a connector block on...
  7. K

    Nest Hello Doorbell help

    Hi, Just about to embark on installing a Nest Hello Doorbell. There isn't a doorbell at the moment (no door bell, no doorbell chime although during the renovation cat 6 cable has been laid ), I have got a 8v-24v transformer...
  8. K

    Doorbell Wiring - Ring Pro and Honeywell

    Hi All Apologies if this is not in the right forum or if I've joined the forum when I'm not supposed to as I'm not an electrician just an avid tinkerer. With that said. I'm planning to wire in a new doorbell system. I ripped out the old wired system and switched to wireless which was less than...
  9. S

    House alarm and doorbell from 6amp MCB?

    Hi Just preping to have a home alarm and doorbell transformer wired to my cu Both require a 6amp MCB, can I wire them both from the same MCB? If I keep them seperase I won't have any spare slots as I need to put in a 2 slot transformer I won't be doing the wiring, just need to get materials
  10. Gavin John Hyde

    The phantom doorbell!.......

    Called to a small job this morning, woman in her mid 40's says her doorbell is not working properly... says it keeps going off but nobody is at the door as she can see the front door from her kitchen window. So I arrive and check it over. The switch is in good order and the wires go all way...
  11. J

    Mains doorbell wiring

    Hi new to this site Was wondering if anyone could help me with the wiring on this mains doorbell please will attach a photo Many thanks
  12. C

    Ring Pro Doorbell power adapter?

    Hi all, Hoping you can advise as i have no experience with electrics. I’d like to purchase the Ring Pro Doorbell as below which needs a constant power feed - requirements on the site, 16-24 vac transformer. Video Doorbell Pro - https://ring.com/video-doorbell-pro I dont have an exisiting...
  13. K

    Installing Ring Doorbell Pro Using Plug in Transformer

    Hi, I am asking for any advice on installing the ring doorbell pro. I am interested in installing it using a plug in transformer , as I have no existing hardwired doorbell and no space in my cu. I was wondering if anyone had installed the ring pro using this method (which you can do) and if so...
  14. C

    Looking for professional and qualified electrician for Ring Doorbell

    Hello, Looking for a qualified and professional electrician to fit Ring Video Doorbell Pro for London residential address. Thank you.
  15. Leesparkykent

    Wireless video doorbell

    Any one know of anything out there? They seem to be as rare as rocking horse **** for what I'm after. Wireless video doorbell, internal monitor in white, both indoor and outdoor unit to run off batteries, doesn't need lock feature and would be handy if it was wifi enabled but not a must. Any...
  16. F

    RING DOORBELL 24v transformer

    Hui guys customer wants a quote to install a doorbell system by ring. He has no current doorbell in place Ring will send a consumer unit transformer module 24v I just want to clarify will he need a fuse or breaker anywhere along the circuit,, the chimes will be wireless and plugged into socket...
  17. johnjo

    can I power a camera from the doorbell circuit ?

    Hello, I want to put a camera on my front door somewhere, and I notice the only power I can see is the feed for the doorbell. Can I hook up a camera to this and if so how? I'm thinking a wifi camera, the one I have here takes DC5V2A but probably will buy a new one. let me kn0ow if you can help...
  18. N

    No Spare Way for Shower Can Move Doorbell to Share Lighting Circuit or put Doorbell on Switch Spur?

    Hello, New builder and Electrician started today to wire-in electric shower to wire already in place for it. They phoned to say that the new consumer unit that old builder's Electrician put in, which is a 10-way, has no spare way for the shower cable which wasn't wired in. I spoke to old...
  19. E

    Loud door bell for person hard of hearing

    Good evening all i have a elderly client that has asked me to supply and fit a loud doorbell which she can hear from anywhere In the house as she is hard of hearing. I've searched the net and unable to find something that will do the job. Dome door bells keep coming up but customers not happy...
  20. D

    Domestic Second sounder for a hardwired doorbell run on a transformer.

    I will start off explaining the scenario. Three storey house. One doorbell sounder on ground floor with transformer. It's for my friends Mum who's quite deaf, she can't hear the doorbell in the living room on the first floor, she wants another sounder in the living room. I bought another...
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