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Advice on Whether Door Bell is Hard Wired

Postby Zippy 500 » Fri May 01, 2020 7:51 pm

[code][/code]Hi

Can anyone advise if this doorbell is hard wired please. I am replacing it with a wireless one just want to remove the button on the front of the house (screws are rusted) There is a space for batteries i think it is a chime bell Friedland 6 could it have batteries and still be hardwired ? or can i just remove it and just tape the ends

Any help really appreciated thanks
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Postby stoneyboy » Fri May 01, 2020 11:25 pm

Hi zippy 500,
This type of doorbell must be hard wired whether it has batteries or a transformer. Remove the bell push and touch the wires together - if the bell rings you need to locate and disable the transformer, if not cut off the wires and fit your wireless one.
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