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Minitor V Amplified Charger to 12v Bell

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dat_q2b_tho

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Hi all,
I know this topic has been posted many, many, times before, but much of the information is greatly outdated. Especially in terms of broken links, old info, etc. I am seeking some help that I would really appreciate. I recently just got an amplified charger base for my Minitor V. I am looking to hook up a 12v door-bell to the base that activates when the pager alerts. I am not skilled in electronics whatsoever, and when scouring and researching threads of folks in the same situation, many link an eBay seller that sold kits specifically for this purpose. However, he does not post or sell these anymore and quite frankly, I have very minimal money to spend. I am just lost and would like some guidance on how to DIY this, but in terms of an amateur. Thank you!
 

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Not involved or expensive at all. You can search on how to wire a simple doorbell and just substitute the door button with the amplified charger relay contacts (pins 2 & 3).

However, the charger has limits on voltage and current you can send through it and I really wouldn't be hooking up a regular household doorbell to it. Safer to use an electronic chime. Here's one that runs off of 12 VDC:


All you would have to do is add a 12 VDC wall wort to power the chime.
 
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