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Hear Your Doorbell Ring from Anywhere in Your House
Carlon Lamson & Sessons RC3200 Plug-In Extend-A-Chime Doorbell Extender
Carlon Lamson & Sessons RC3200 Plug-In Extend-A-Chime Doorbell Extender
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Carlon Lamson & Sessons RC3200 Plug-In Extend-A-Chime Doorbell Extender
Item# 5081
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Overview

  • Expands an existing wired doorbell to be heard in any part of the home
  • Connects onto the low-voltage screws in the existing doorbell
  • Hear the doorbell in all parts of the home-basement, second floor, or the attic

Essential Info

Now you'll never miss an important visitor because you can't hear the doorbell! The Plug-In Extend-A-Chime expands an existing wired doorbell to be heard in any part of the home. The transmitter connects onto the low-voltage screws in the existing doorbell. Plug the doorbell receiver into any 110V electrical outlet. Hear the doorbell in all parts of the home-basement, second floor, or the attic.

The Plug-In Extend-A-Chime works with nearly all doorbell circuits but may not be compatible with some systems (i.e. systems with a lighted push-button, that play a melody from the chimes, or that have a diode in the circuit). The Plug-In Extend-A-Chime only sounds 6 chimes when installed for the front door. When installed for the back door, the model simply sounds a "dong." The transmitter on the Extend-A-Chime is powered from the doorbell's existing voltage. The module's 2 1/4" speaker provides excellent sound. Other features include adjustable volume control, 32 changeable codes to prevent interference, and an operating range of up to 150 feet. For larger and multi-level houses, you may need additional chime modules, sold separately.

The Plug-In Extend-A-Chime plays six selectable chime sounds:
  • Ding Dong

  • Dong

  • Westminster Chime

  • The 12 Days of Christmas

  • Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here

  • My Country 'Tis of Thee


  • Manuals/Software

    What's Included

  • 1x - Plug-In Extend-A-Chime Transmitter
  • 1x - Plug-In Extend-A-Chime Receiver
  • Specifications

    Specifications

    Manufacturer:Lamson
    Manufacturer Product No.:RC3200
    Wiring:Use with existing wired doorbell
    Compatibility:Works on all transformer voltages 8 - 24 volts


    Works with nearly all doorbell circuits but may not be compatible with some systems (i.e. systems with a lighted push-button, that play a melody from the chimes, or that have a diode in the circuit)
    Sounds:Different sounds for front and back doors


    Six selectable chime sounds
    Operating Range:Up to 150 ft. (RF wireless 315MHz)
    Manufacturer Warranty:Five years


    Important notes:
    Defective exchanges for identical item within 30 days of purchase. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer.
    Manufacturer contact information: Thomas & Betts Corp, Tel: (888) 862-3289

    Images/Video

    Installation Diagram  12 Days of Christmas (.wav 77KB)  Ding-Dong (.wav 87KB)  Dong (.wav 124KB) 
    Installation Diagram  12 Days of Christmas (.wav 77KB)  Ding-Dong (.wav 87KB)  Dong (.wav 124KB) 
    My Country 'Tis of Thee (.wav 80KB)  The Gang's All Here (.wav 69KB)  Westminster Chimes (.wav 98KB)   
    My Country 'Tis of Thee (.wav 80KB)  The Gang's All Here (.wav 69KB)  Westminster Chimes (.wav 98KB)   

    Reviews

    432 Ratings
    5 star: 71%  (307)
    4 star: 19%  (81)
    3 star: 6%  (27)
    2 star: 1%  (5)
    1 star: 3%  (12)
    Average Customer Rating
    (432 customer ratings)
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    ALAN -- orchard park, NY   7/7/2014
    The transmitter was easy to install. I plugged the chime in and tested. It works great!
    W RON -- el dorado hills, CA   6/2/2014
    The product works but I've not been able to get it to have variable chines, as indicated in the instructions. It just does one "gong" when the doorbell is rung, but that alerts us when we're on the second floor. It would be nice to have a different sound, however.
    FORREST -- leonardtown, MD   5/30/2014
    This product was exactly what was needed and the install was easy to do for any novice. My patents thank you.
    ALLAN -- reno, NV   5/29/2014
    great product for extending the doorbell to the upstairs part of a house where it could not be heard. Easy to install. But took forever to deliver for some reason.
    EDWIN -- atherton, CA   4/26/2014
    This device allows me to hear my doorbell when I am not within hearing distance of the existing bell. The transmitter installs simply by attaching the leads to the leads of the existing bell. No additional power source is needed. Mine is hidden behind a little wooden cover that was sufficient to hide both the bell and transmitter. The receiver is simply plugged into a wall socket in another room. I purchased a second receiver and can now hear the bell from anywhere in the house. They work great and installation was super simple.
    JAMES F -- lawrence, KS   4/8/2014
    This is an excellent product. My wife can now hear the doorbell in the kitchen when the TV is on. Shipped prompltly. JB
    DAVID -- henrico, NC   3/24/2014
    works well. a little delay after button is pushed.
    MARK -- daly city, CA   12/23/2013
    Great product - "plug and play" easy installation
    JAMES -- garnet valley, PA   10/7/2013
    Installation is fairly easy as long as you have easy access to your existing doorbell as the transmitter is wired into your doorbell's circuitry. My only complaint is that the maximum volume could be louder.
    RON -- louisville, KY   10/4/2013
    Works great. My mother-in-law has limited hearing. She can now hear the doorbell from her TV room with no problem.
    ROBERT -- fort lauderdale, FL   10/2/2013
    Works great! Easy installation!
    ED -- lawrenceville, NJ   9/13/2013
    does not work unless doorbell button is held down for a second or so. The typical quick press and release of the doorbell button does not activate it.
    JOHN -- allison park, PA   7/27/2013
    Great product and great service. I am not aware of anything better that is available. Product would be improved if the volume of the ring could be adjusted to be louder.
    ZOLTAN -- arlington, TX   7/27/2013
    Works as advertised.
    VINAY -- moseley, VA   6/20/2013
    working with any issues. Installation was easy
    RICHARD -- debary, FL   5/11/2013
    Exactly what I was looking for. It works great.
    KEITH -- dallas, TX   4/12/2013
    Works just like it says!
    GLENN -- kingston, WA   4/4/2013
    This gizmo has solved a long standing problem. It worked correctly the first time and every time thereafter. It took all of ten minutes to connect. We had bought a similar device from a national home chain. It never worked....a really sorry excuse for technology. Thank you for stocking a device that really does the job!
    STEPHEN -- columbia, MD   1/26/2013
    Product works as expected. But Smarthome neither designed nor made it. You just sell it. Even so, I ordered it from Amazon.com. Amazon subbed it to Smarthome. Big deal.
    DANIELE -- lodi, NJ   1/17/2013
    Great product. Easy to install

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