Old telephone bell connect to door bell

By nichos
Sep 19, 2012
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  1. Hi,
    I have an old Telefone very loud Bell & want to connect it in place of the gate small bell (which I cannot hear).
    Please see attached foto below, it has 2 2" bells, silvery cylinder el. component 3" long, 2 electromagnets 2" long & 10 screw connectors for wires.
    It used to work untill a disconnected it from the phone & now use cordless telefone.
    Can anybody advise if & how I can use it as a gate bell? .....thanx ......nick
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 14,688   +487

    House doorbell (US Domestic) is 24vac.

    As for telephones, see this
  3. nichos

    nichos TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    It is a UK BT telephone system.

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