electronic doorbell circuit


Posted on Feb 5, 2014

This is a design for a door alarm circuit, but in this design using electronic system. This circuit uses a synthesized sound chip from Holtek, the HT-2811. This circuit reproduces the sound of a `ding-dong` chiming doorbell. Additionally, the circuit includes a CMOS 4026 counter display driver IC to count your visitors. This is the figure of the c


electronic doorbell circuit
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ircuit. The operating voltage must remain within 2. 4 to 3. 3 VDC and standby current is minimal. The reset switch zeroes the count, and the 7 segment display is a common cathode type. To save power consumption the display can be enabled or disabled with a switch as shown in the above diagram. The count will still be held in memory. The envelope of the chime is set by the 220k, 330k, 3u3 and 4u7 resistors and capacitors. These values are the manufactures default values, but may be adjusted to alter the length and delay of the chime. The combination of the 2k2, 22k and 47u resistor capacitor network has a double function. It provides a de-bouncing circuit for the bell press and at the same time has a sufficiently long time constant. This ensures that anyone rapidly pressing the doorbell switch, only advances the count once. The 47u capacitor may be increased in size, if needed.




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