On Thu, 26 Jan 2012 16:02:40 -0500, "Robert Green"
Those wireless doorbells are a pain in the ass. I've dealt with several
of them. A place I worked has them because the brick building was too
hard to run the wires, but as their maintenance guy, I think I had to
tinker with at least one of them at least twice a month. There were 3
units, since the building was too large for one receiver and separate
buttons. this was in the late 1990s
About 6 years later I bought one for my home, which has aluminum siding.
Due to the metal siding, it would not work at all.
They are unreliable and a pain in the ass. If at all possible, put in a
Till then, check the batteries with an actual battery tester. Clean
contacts, and pray...... Also, if it's real cold outdoors, most
electronics tend to run poorly, batteries drop in voltage, etc.
Brand new batteries in all three buttons - one that came with a replacement
button and two that came off carded battery stock that was in date, NIP and
tested above nominal voltage.
Who doesn't? (-: A long time ago, while moderating a huge 16 line BBS
system in the days before the net, I developed the habit of reading threads
from the latest to the oldest just to avoid the problem.
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