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Music on door bell not working

  1. Sep 26, 2010 #1
    I just purchased a condo built in 1992. The door bell is fine in that I get the ding-dong sound.
    However, attached to the door bell is a small box with DIP switch selectable music. This box has wires labeled FRONT, REAR, and TRANS.
    The wires were attached to the to the corresponding wire on the bell. I tried various wiring and DIP switch settings but I only get the ding-dong.
    Here's pics of the bell and small box. Any idea how this is supposed work?

  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 26, 2010 #2
    We had one of those, but it was battery powered. Have you checked the battery? ;)

    Also, your pictures either were removed or didn't work. Try using the "attach" button, that should work, I think.
  4. Sep 27, 2010 #3
    Thanks for the replies.

    There are no batteries involved.

    Unfortunately I can't find the transformer. It's not in the circuit breaker box so it's probably buried in the ceiling which I don't have access to.
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