Wireless Bell, finding a long range system that works

By | January 16, 2014

Finding a Wireless Bell System that actually works over the distance that is advertised can be a daunting exercise, they may work in open air but as soon as you any basic obstruction in the path, most become very erratic !!

Ultra Secure Direct’s long range Wireless Bell Systems are the answer for all of these applications where the traditional doorbell systems simply will not work or are very unreliable, and from what we get told this is a common occurrence.

What are they?

These Long Range Wireless Doorbell Systems from Ultra Secure Direct have a very impressive working range of 900 metres (line of sight) and comprise of the following parts:

  • A plug in 4 – channel Receiver (portable pagers also available).
  • A push button (various styles available).
  • A battery powered Wireless Transmitter.

How do they work?

  1. The push buttons are connected to the Wireless Transmitter by any length of twin bell cable.
  2. The Wireless Transmitter is powered by a single PP3 battery, and can be mounted in a weatherproof box for external installations or fitted inside the building, which will naturally remove the first thick obstacle for the wireless transmission.
  3. The 4- channel Receiver simply plus into a 13 amp wall socket, multiple receivers can be used with any installation.

Where can they be used?

These Long Rang Bell Systems are typically used in applications where traditional Wireless Bell Systems just do not work or they are unreliable, listed below are just a few examples of use over the last few years:

  • Factories.
  • Gateways.
  • Locked Gates.
  • Houses with an office in the rear garden.
  • Large Homes or Castles.
  • Monasteries & Churches.
  • Schools.
  • Farms.

How do I install them?

These bell systems are easy to install, and the installation will vary slightly depending on the nature of the installation, listed below are two typical installation:

Onto a Gate Post:

  1. Fit the Push Button onto the gatepost (an existing push button could be used).
  2. Fit the Wireless Transmitter onto the back of the gatepost inside a weatherproof box (supplied as standard).
  3. Connect the Push Button to the Wireless Transmitter.
  4. Plug the Receiver or Receivers into a standard 3 or 2 pin plug socket.
  5. Connect any additional Sirens, Buzzers or Flashing Lights to the Receiver (if applicable).

Diagram Guide Below:

Long Range Wireless Bell System Gate Installation Diagram

Long Range Wireless Bell System Gate Installation Diagram

 

Onto a Factory, Home or Office Entrance:

  1. Fit the Push Button onto the door frame or wall (an existing push button could be used).
  2. Fit the Wireless Transmitter inside the property, in a location best suited for Wireless Transmission whilst keeping it out of sight if possible (weatherproof box not required).
  3. Connect the Push Button to the Wireless Transmitter.
  4. Plug the Receiver or Receivers into a standard 3 or 2 pin plug socket.
  5. Connect any additional Sirens, Buzzers or Flashing Lights to the Receiver (if applicable).

Diagram Guide Below:

Long Range Wireless Bell System Factory or House Installation Diagram

Long Range Wireless Bell System Factory or House Installation Diagram

Understanding Wireless Transmission Operating Principles:

Please click on this link for in-depth information about Wireless Transmission Operating Principles:

 

What variations are there to choose from?

Although this Wireless Bell System is principally the same for all applications, the variations offered are numerous, please see some of the examples listed below:

  • Portable Pager in replacement for the standard plug in Receiver.
  • Portable Pager in conjunction with a standard plug in Receiver.
  • Multiple Receivers & Pagers (no limit).
  • Multiple Push Buttons (no limit, although there is only four different chimes available).
  • Any shape or style Push Button, provided it works through a normal N/O connection.
  • Flashing Lights, Siren or Buzzers connected to the internal Receiver.
  • Wireless Sirens operated from the internal Receiver.

Please click in these links to find information about our Popular Bell Systems for Warehouses (option 1) , (option 2)

FAQ:

Q) Can I use multiple Receivers?
A) Yes, there are no limits to how many Receivers or Pagers are used with each system.

Q) Can I use multiple Push Buttons?
A) Yes, you can use multiple push buttons connected into a single Wireless Transmitter or you can use multiple transmitters as there is no limit.

Q) How is the push button powered?
A) The Push Button is connected to the Wireless Transmitter by bell cable, the transmitter is powered by a single PP3 battery.

Q) How long does the battery last in the Wireless Transmitter?
A) About 12 months in most applications.

Q) How is the Receiver powered?
A) Plug in transformer.

Q) If I unplug the Receiver, does it loose its programming?
A) No, these can be moved room to room with no problem.

Q) What is the realistic Wireless Range?
A) These are tested at 900 metres in open air, but realistically you would be looking at around 300 – 500 metres in most applications.

Q) Can I add external Sirens, Buzzers of Flashing Lights to the system?
A) Yes, these would be connected to the Receiver by lengths of bell cable.

Q) If I connect a Siren to the Receiver, how long will it operate for once it has been triggered?
A) As standard it can be set to operate for either 4 seconds (most popular) or 10 minutes, if another time duration is required this can be achieved by using a Timer Relay which can be purchased from Ultra Secure Direct.

Q) Can I use my existing Push Button?
A) Yes, this would simply be connected to the Wireless Transmitter.

Q) Where can I purchase them from and what warranty do they come with?
A) They have a full one year warranty and can be purchased from Ultra Secure Direct via the web site or by telephone 01604589414

Summary:

So if you require a Long Range or Commercial Wireless Bell System, then we would strongly recommending checking this product out at Ultra Secure Direct by the web site or by contacting usĀ by telephone, email or live chat. Free & friendly advice always available.