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Old 03-17-2019, 03:38 PM   #1
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Doorbell Transformer?


Hi this may be a stupid question but I am trying to find a doorbell transformer and want to know if this may be it? The wires at the doorbell aren’t getting any voltage to them so I have to charge my ring doorbell which is sometimes a PIA.
If this could be it, what would be the next steps to see about fixing it? I appreciate the help!
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Old 03-17-2019, 03:39 PM   #2
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Here’s two pictures for reference.
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That is a telephone jack. Here is video showing how to find the transformer.

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No, that is a phone company junction box. I doubt someone used it with doorbell wiring, and it certainly isn't a transformer.
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Haha that figures. Thanks I am going to keep searching..
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Sometimes found near the ceiling in front door closet.
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Often found attached to the main panel.



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Old 03-18-2019, 11:57 AM   #8
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Here they are always in the attic. No basements


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Here they are always in the attic. No basements
Used to live in a house where the doorbell transformer was connected to a circuit that fed a pair of attic ventilator fans. You never know where they will put those things.
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Thats pretty normal here


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Sometimes it is behind the chime.
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