Replacing a Transformer

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heat Zenith wired chimes to require low-voltage electrical current to operate this low-voltage current is supplied through a transformer connected to standard 120 volt house wiring we'll show you how to replace the transformer yourself by following these step-by-step instructions you'll need to provide both a flathead and Phillips head screwdriver a circuit tester or voltmeter and electrical tape and depending on your particular installation you might possibly need a pair of Channellock pliers transformers to come in several

different ratings 10 volt 12 volt 16 volt and 24 volt just to name a few Heat zenith wired chimes require a 16 volt transformer with a minimum rating of 10 volt amps or 10 BA this rating will be stamped on the outside of the transformer verify your new heat zenith transformer is the correct rating for your chime before installing be sure to read and follow all the warnings and instructions included with your transformer you

can also download a PDF version of your manual, as well as view other informational videos at HD support, come first you need to locate your existing transformer locating the transformer can be a challenge there is no National Electrical Code specifying where transformer can or cannot be located they can be installed in attics closets or even under the house in the crawlspace you might also find it in the basement or attach the electrical panel if you

are having difficulty locating the transformer remove your chime from the wall without removing any wires from the Chand inspect the wires coming out of the wall try and determine if the wires are traveling up or down inside the wall this will help give you a clue as to where to begin looking for the transformer once you have located your existing transformer turn the power off at the fuse or circuit breaker leading to the transformer

place tape over the circuit breaker to indicate someone is working on the circuit open the junction box the transformer is attached to after using a circuit tester to verify the power is off remove the wire nuts connecting the transformer wires to the 120 volt house wiring before removing the low voltage wires tape together any wires connected to the same screw for ease and installation later loosen the low-voltage screws and remove the wires disconnect the

transformer from the junction box and discard attach the new 16 volt 10v a transformer to the junction box according to the instructions included with the transformer connect the junction box wires to the transformer wires black to black white to white and green to ground twist together tightly and secure with wire connectors and electrical tape replace the cover on the junction box attach the low voltage wires remove from the screw terminals on the old transformer to

the screws on the new transformer it does not matter which screw each wire is attached to as long as the wires that were taped together earlier are attached to the same screw now turn the power on at the circuit breaker or fuse panel and test the chime system press each push button connected to the chime and verify the chime is working properly your installation is now complete you now have a new heat zenith

transformer operating your chime you will also find additional videos on our website that will show you how to set up and use heat zenith chimes as well as other products available for your home you

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ring doorbell pro power kitheat Zenith wired chimes to require low-voltage electrical current to operate this low-voltage current is supplied through a transformer connected to standard 120 volt house wiring we'll show you how to replace the transformer yourself by following these step-by-step instructions you'll need to provide both a flathead and Phillips head screwdriver a circuit tester or voltmeter and electrical tape and depending on your particular installation you might possibly need a pair of Channellock pliers transformers to come in severaldifferent ratings 10 volt 12 volt 16 vo...