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Offline bakerbrett741

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how do I make a bell box
« on: September 09, 2011, 04:38:03 PM »
I have an extra 500 set ringer with Red,Slate,Slate-Black, and Black wires on it. How can I connect it tio the telephone interface box to create an external bell or bell box?

Offline rdelius

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Re: how do I make a bell box
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 04:46:59 PM »
you can put the red wire to one side of the telephone line,the black wire to the other side of the telephone line .Now put a .5 or something close microfarid capasator rated at least 100v  between the slate and slate red wires
Robby

Offline bakerbrett741

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Re: how do I make a bell box
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2011, 07:21:57 PM »
I found a .33 at 250 volts in an old computer power supply. I built a half-** box out of some wood scraps off of an old pallet that roofing shingles were delivered on. Its not quite the oak bell boxes that go for 80.00+ but it works. Thank you for the advice to use a capacitor. I will post pics when I figure out how to.

Offline bakerbrett741

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Re: how do I make a bell box
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2011, 07:34:21 PM »
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Offline bakerbrett741

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Re: how do I make a bell box
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011, 07:36:13 PM »
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Offline bakerbrett741

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Re: how do I make a bell box
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2011, 07:39:00 PM »
last pic. This is my W.E 500 c/d. with ronson touch tip lighter near by.