Author Topic: Door Chime  (Read 697 times)

Offline jones503

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Door Chime
« on: December 13, 2017, 10:49:12 am »
Looking for an idea on how to set up a door chime when my doors are opened.  I have installed the sensors and looking for ideas for a chime.

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 01:28:40 pm »
What speakers are you intending to use?

I am personally using a TTS to announce which door has been opened through SONOS.
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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2017, 01:43:07 pm »
If you are looking for a stand-alone Z-Wave chime, the Dome siren/chime works well. It has 10 preloaded sounds ranging from a doorbell to various alarms, in addition to a traditional warning siren with LED strobe. It's battery-powered and can be installed using the included double-stick foam tape. It pairs without issue and is fully integrated with U7.

Offline zedrally

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 03:27:49 pm »
Living in the Land of Oz, give me a vegemite sandwich. Home Seer, Vera Lite & Edge, Popp, Black Cat Smart Hub & Vera G, Black Cat Lite 1 & 2's a Black Cat Dimmer or 2, Fantem Tec and then some  Black Cat Cat's Eye PIR's & Door-Window Sensors, RFXComm, Broadlink RMPro & Mini plus a Z-UNO or 2.

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2017, 09:17:59 pm »
The aeotec doorbell has several tones and chimes and can be loaded with mp3s for whatever sounds or announcements you want.

Fyi, it does require luup to control the mp3s.

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2018, 11:22:59 pm »
If you are looking for a stand-alone Z-Wave chime, the Dome siren/chime works well. It has 10 preloaded sounds ranging from a doorbell to various alarms, in addition to a traditional warning siren with LED strobe. It's battery-powered and can be installed using the included double-stick foam tape. It pairs without issue and is fully integrated with U7.
Good solution and I like Dome products.  I just wish the VeraSecure siren was as functional...

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2018, 09:02:49 am »
Check this post. It uses the Aeotek doorbell and is a very good option, requiring just a little bit of code to make it work. Full instructions included in link.

http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php/topic,50540.msg335250.html#msg335250

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Re: Door Chime
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2018, 03:09:49 pm »
I probably should have mentioned that "fully integrated" with UI7 means that the device has direct control over the sounds via "pushbuttons"---no coding needed. When including the chime into a scene, you can select the desired sound from the built-in "pushbutton" controls.