Turn the Ring Doorbell over and find the orange button on the back of the device. Once the bracket is positioned the way you like it, take a pencil and make marks on the wall inside the 4 screw holes at each corner of the bracket. Use the included wire-extensions if necessary. Allow the Ring app to access your location. You can to view the steps. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Screw the holding screws into position.
Next, take your Ring Doorbell unit and line it up with the mounting plate. This could be quite handy when adding doorbell buttons. I had about a week worth of absolutely no issue. However, it still needs mounted outside next to your front door. Set a Name Your Device: After beginning the setup process you will get an option to setup name your Ring Chime to differentiate it from the other Ring products in your account. Of course someone has, and I found the Ring Video Doorbell.
Feed the wires into your wall and secure your Ring Doorbell with the screws. You need to connect this fuse to one of the cables of the out 24v of your transformer. That made no sense, the kit was to boost the power and I had more than enough. I am sure they will, but with 3 days off I was hoping to get this all hooked up, so I figured I would check here and see if anyone has done this. If the outdoor video looks worse than the indoor video, you'll need to move your Wi-Fi router closer to the front door or purchase the , which acts as a Wi-Fi extender.
Select the + sign to Add a New Device or tap Set Up a. Everything was reconnected using the original transformer and wiring so just the doorbells worked. Install the doorbell to the ideal height, and then mark the positions for mounting holes with a pencil. Install the adapter plate, and connect the existing doorbell switch wires to the two contacts in the center of the plate. Class 2 and 3 circuits are defined as the portion of the wiring system between the power source and the connected equipment. What's more, you can have a two-way chat with the visitor and link the doorbell to other smart-home devices, such as smart locks and hubs. If you own multiple Ring cameras, then you can assign different alert tones to each of them which gives an idea about which one was activated.
Use the Phillips-head side of the screwdriver tool included in the Ring kit to screw the bracket into the wall. Attach the wires so that the transformer is connected to both the chime and the doorbell. I hardwired my Ring standard over a year ago without any resistor. If you install your Ring Doorbell to the brick, concrete or stucco wall, put the provided plastic anchors into the holes. It also works as a WiFi extender because it boosts the range of your network and hence improves the WiFi signal to your connected Ring devices. The big difference will be the wiring.
But neither the push button nor the transformer terminals are polarity specific have a negative and positive , in which case the red or white wire can connect to either terminal of these components. Connect doorbell wires to the chimes. Now your Ring Video Doorbell 2 is online. Now that all was installed, it was time to test out the Ring. Deciding what you want is always the first battle in making a purchase like this. Once the video is to your liking, attach Ring to the baseplate.
I have seen on youtube people using Byron776 chime with built in transformer as for some reason it gives out just under 16 volt when tested as the ring push. Plug in Chime Pro: Find a suitable location to connect your Chime Pro, somewhere between your Wi-Fi router and any other Ring devices. Transformers are often mounted directly onto an electrical box to keep high voltage wires enclosed. At the base of the channel, drill into the basement, using the electrician's bit. Tapping on it will reveal settings for the device. The article '' provides information on wiring and installing the buttons and how to coordinate them with the chimes. Choose a central spot to install the chime box.
The Ring Video Doorbell - Silver Version So - when looking at the leftovers of the system, I began thinking - I'm never more that 2 steps away from my smartphone, why isn't there a simple doorbell that rings my smartphone when I'm in my house? Remove the cover on the chimes, and run the wires through the guide channel to the correct terminals. When prompted, select Video Doorbell Pro, and follow the in-app instructions. If you just a have a wood or vinyl exterior, just use a simple small drill bit if you have one. Yesterday I had to reset my Ring and decided to put a volt meter on the backplate screws. The next article gets you started. I decided to create an aluminum cover plate to hide the old box, and create a flat surface for installing the Ring.
Attach the mounting bracket to the wall using screws. If you have a mechanical doorbell, you can skip this step. Purchasing a Wired Doorbell Unit There are a lot of options for purchasing a wired doorbell. You may need to loosen the screws slightly to create space for the wires. I explained what I knew at the time to customer service they sent someone out. Utilizing the Ring App you can add as many Chimes as you want. Drill the holes for the wall anchors, using the drill bit that came with the anchor kit.