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Doorbell Cascade

Sometimes you have to do it the hard way, even if doing it the easy way is an option. That is the case here. The intention is to add a second doorbell in parallel with the existing bell. This does not, in principle, require any electronic components. You would simply connect the second bell to […]


Doorbell For Deaf People

This circuit provides a delayed visual indication when a door bell switch is pressed. In addition, a DPDT switch can be moved from within the house which will light a lamp in the door bell switch. The lamp can illuminate the words “Please Wait” for anyone with walking difficulties. Circuit diagram Notes: The circuit uses […]


Ding-Dong Door Bell

This ding-dong door bell circuit might become the simplest and cost-effective door bell circuit. The circuit is designed based on single IC 8021-2 which manufactured Formox Semiconductors. It is an 8-pin DIP (Dual Inline Package) IC whose only four pins, as shown in the above circuit design, have been used. The IC, by default, has […]


Circuit Project: Doorbell Warning Switch

This circuit will light a lamp at a remote location when the doorbell switch is pressed. This circuit should only be used with the solenoid type doorbells, the electronic type that play tunes will not work here. It is quite easy to miss the sound of a doorbell if you are watching TV , this […]


Circuit Project: Universal Ding-Dong

One frequently finds gongs or chimes for sale in antique shops or Eastern markets. But supposing one would want to wire these to a pushbutton at the front door to create a ding-dong doorbell? How would this be done? Or consider, for a moment, more creative possibilities. How would one e.g. cause wine-glasses or African […]


Circuit Project: Universal Ding-Dong

One frequently finds gongs or chimes for sale in antique shops or Eastern markets. But supposing one would want to wire these to a pushbutton at the front door to create a ding-dong doorbell? How would this be done? Or consider, for a moment, more creative possibilities. How would one e.g. cause wine-glasses or African […]


Circuit Project: Wireless Doorbell

You cannot beat the Chinese. The project described in this article is a ready-made item from a $2.00 shop! And it is made in China! It is a wireless doorbell with a cost of about $10.00. It is so cheap, you could not build it from components for $10.00! So, we have to change our […]


Circuit Project: Wireless Doorbell

You cannot beat the Chinese. The project described in this article is a ready-made item from a $2.00 shop! And it is made in China! It is a wireless doorbell with a cost of about $10.00. It is so cheap, you could not build it from components for $10.00! So, we have to change our […]