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How To Change The Privacy Codes on Carlon Wireless Chime Devices

How To Change The Privacy Codes on Carlon Wireless Chime Devices

In previous articles we talked about privacy codes, how to eliminate interference among wireless products, and other reason you may want to change a privacy code. This page provides a video demonstration of how to change privacy codes for Dimango, Carlon, and Thomas & Betts wireless door chime products.

Using a New Push Button for an Old Carlon Chime

Using a New Push Button for an Old Carlon Chime

We have customers who call us with Carlon products they’ve had for 5, 10, or more years. After years of reliable service, their old push button or door chime receiver gave out on them and they want to replace it. This article walks you through the process of determining whether or not your older product will be compatible with the new “SAW” wireless technology of current Carlon products

Modern Doorbells & Their Future – Wi-fi Connected and Programmable

Modern Doorbells & Their Future – Wi-fi Connected and Programmable

In the wireless doorbell world, the future is here now. Modern doorbells are coming out at a fast rate and are loaded with modern day futures even George Jetson would be proud of.
Many are programmable, meaning you have the ability with a built-in microphone and/or usb port to upload any mp3 or mp4 song or tune you want. Halloween? Put on a zombie sound when someone pushes the doorbell at your front door. There are countless possibilities with these products.

How to Install Security Camera Systems for Home Surveillance & Home Alarm Systems

How to Install Security Camera Systems for Home Surveillance & Home Alarm Systems

Installing a home security system typically requires a licensed contractor to perform the work. Surveillance cameras aren’t usually easy to install and a contractor is skilled to hide wires and ensure the cameras are communicating correctly with one another.
Dummy surveillance cameras or fake security cameras, if well made, are great products to deter crime. This short article reviews installing a wireless home security system and a fake dummy camera for your home security.

I Can’t Find My Doorbell Transformer

I Can’t Find My Doorbell Transformer

For a wired doorbell system in your home, think of the doorbell transformer as the power supply your push button and doorbell need to come to life. A transformer “transforms” the power 110V power supply in your home and converts it, or steps it down, to a lower voltage suitable for your door chime.
Although it might be a little confusing at first glance, installing a wired door chime transformer is not too difficult a task. This article outlines the basic steps to installation and how to select the right doorbell transformer.

Invisible Beam Entrance Alerts Photo Reflective Break Beam Sensors

Invisible Beam Entrance Alerts Photo Reflective Break Beam Sensors

We get calls almost daily from customers who are looking for an easy to install wireless entrance alert system with an “invisible beam.” At 1800doorbell.com, we carry a large variety of these products that send a passive infrared beam and when broken, generate a chime sound that alerts you to visitors.
With some many products to choose from, we are sure to have a solution that fits your specific needs.

The 17 Most Ridiculous Redneck Doorbells

The 17 Most Ridiculous Redneck Doorbells

And who said doorbells were boring? Not us! This is a fun article where we compiled twenty pictures of wacky and crazy doorbells people actually use. These are not push button contraptions we staged, these are real doorbell push buttons we have found that people actually us!
If you have your own wacky doorbell, or have seen others out there, please let us know.

Reviews and Advice on Choosing the Best Bright LED Candles

Reviews and Advice on Choosing the Best Bright LED Candles

It seems LED Holiday, or LED Window Candles, have gotten more and more popular over the years. On the surface you may think these candles are all the same, but this article outlines some of the things you need to know prior to purchasing your next LED flameless candle. These beautiful candles are realistic looking, never get hot, and add a touch of class to any home.