Door Chime


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Old 04-21-14, 03:29 PM
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Door Chime

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i would appreciate if you could tell me where you purchased or the name of your door chime. I am trying to replace one (circa 1960's) that fits in a 3 x 2 electric box. Thanks
 

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Old 04-21-14, 03:40 PM
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The chimes are normally much larger than 2x3. Are you asking about the transformer on top of that box?
 
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it is the actual doorbell
 
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Old 04-21-14, 04:50 PM
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Some short lived product is my guess. You won't find a replacement. Since you failed to fill out the critical information in your profile giving your location I can only guess not U.S. Certainly not like any chime I have seen. Only a buzzer would be small enough to fit.
 
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Thanks for your help - location is Rhode Island. It is original to the house which was built in 1960/1961.
 
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You aren't likely to find a replacement. What is the transformer voltage?
 
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Old 04-21-14, 05:19 PM
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Sorry I have not been able to figure that out. I don't like the idea of going with a wireless but sometimes the path of least resistance is the best.
 
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Looks like Edwards 660 Ringcall
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THANK YOU!!!!! This stumped several electrical supply houses and several of my local hardware stores. Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
 
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I've seen them mostly in apartment buildings with a light switch cover on the front of it - it does look kind of odd. Since this is a standard low voltage chime you could buy almost any normal wired chime and mount it in front of the hole in the wall. To me it would look a lot better and add some character.
 
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Good find but it means you haven't found your door chime. Are you sure there is a door chime? is there a door button?
 
 

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