How does an electric doorbell work?

Ethan Schaden asked a question: How does an electric doorbell work?
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Date created: Fri, Jun 25, 2021 1:23 PM
Date updated: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 11:29 AM


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  • Older electric doorbell. An electric bell is a mechanical bell that functions by means of an electromagnet. When an electric current is applied, it produces a repetitive buzzing or clanging sound.
  • When you press a doorbell button, you complete an electrical circuit that allows household electricity to flow through the doorbell's internal electromagnet. The magnetic field generated by the electromagnet is then used to power a mechanism that creates the doorbell sound. Doorbells are low-voltage devices.

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when the doorbell button is pressed it closes a circuit and energizes the coil of a solenoid. The solenoid coil then causes a hammer to shoot out from the coil and strike a the doorbell chime.

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