The short article below instructs on how to program a LRA push button to a receiver. In this case the receiver is the LRA-DCRX battery-operated receiver. Although these instructions are for programming a push button, the process is similar. For a different transmitter (sensor) rather than pushing the center push button, trigger the sensor in...
In the past, the decision between a wireless doorbell or wired doorbell was an easy one. If you home was wired for a wired doorbell, you went that route because wireless doorbells and chimes were, frankly, ugle things. Wireless door chimes had more features, but lacked the design decor people wanted in their homes and in many cases, didn't have the range home owners need.
In smaller homes, range may not have been an issue, you may have wanted features only contained with wireless devices, and therefore, wireless was your choice. Today, the lines have blurred. Wireless devices now have strong reliable signalling capability and in many cases are as pretty as their wired counterparts. Many wired doorbells are packed with features historically seen in wireless chimes. That makes your decision tougher.
This article provides some quick user points to help make your decision easier. Please feel free to call or email us if you need help
Entrance Alerts, Exit Alarms, and Driveway Alert Receiver Sounds On this page, you will find a collection of sounds and/or melodies played by the different driveway alarms, entry alerts, and exit devices we carry on 1800doorbell.com. We are continuing to build this list so if you want to hear a particular sound and it isn't...
Learn how to decorate your doorbell with paint, wood stain, or even wallpaper. Also learn about other creative ways people use our doorbells.
The range of your wireless door chime, entrance alert, and driveway alarm is probably the most important factor you need to consider prior to purchasing a product. The range given by the manufacturer may be different than the actual operating range you experience with your product. This article covers wireless range, factors that affect range, and tips on how to improve the range of your products.
A doorbell isn't just about the sound it makes, or the technical aspects of the chime. A doorbell is a decorative accent to your home. When people enter your home, one of the first things they see is your doorbell.
You've spent a ton of money decorating your home with nice drapes, furniture, and art work, but left that "plain Jane," builder-grade doorbell in your foyer...you're not builder grade! Take down that doorbell and install something that reflects who you are.
This article reviews our "Top 5 Decorative Doorbell Covers," and "Top 5 Doorbell Buttons." Although these may not be what you are specifically looking for, we hope this article inspires you to find exactly what you want.
We take it for granted...that thing you don't appreciate when it is working and hate when it's not....the lonely doorbell. Doorbells and door chimes, or forms of them, have been around for a very long time. In Roman times, home owners had wind chimes, knockers, and other devices visitors could use to announce their presence.
This article covers a brief outline of doorbells and their history. It's a fun article with pictures and other information you might find useful. We would also like to thank the photographers who own these pictures for letting us use them in this article.
As we age, one of the first things "to go" is our hearing. Things we took for granted in our younger years like hearing the phone ring, the television, or the front doorbell buzz are all things we miss dearly in our older years.
It's not just a convenience factor, there are safety reason we need to have products we can hear or see. Fire alarms, visitors at the door, or emergency phone calls are just a few examples. We carry over 100 products at 1800doorbell.com designed with the hard of hearing in mind. From simple door chimes with a bright flashing strobe light, to alarm clocks that vibrate your pillow, they are all designed for ease of use and effectiveness. This article outlines a few basic points when choosing the right doorbell for the hard of hearing.
We know it might feel a little overwhelming when you're trying to select a doorbell for your home or office. Wireless doorbells have come a long way over the years.
Most "residential" grade wireless product top out with a range at the 150 ft., with some models hitting 300 ft. While this is fine for most homes, offices and commercial applications have too many environmental factors that will degrade a wireless signal. For that, you need something with more "punch," with ranges of 500ft or more.
This article explains many of our residential and commercial wireless door chime products in a review format to give you information on how to choose a wireless door chime and reviews of some of the wireless door chimes we recommend.
If you need a doorbell system for your business, or you have a larger home, this article gives you a quick review of our top wireless door chime products. Our best seller, the LRA-D1000 tops out at a range of up to 1,000 ft., while the more versatile ERA-UTDCR has a range of up to 4,000 ft.