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Doorbell Fon with ElkM1

mcascio

Active Member
Has anyone successfully connected their Doorbell Fon system to the ELkM1?

DoorBell Fon system:
http://www.smarthomeusa.com/Shop/Phone/Doo...m/Item/DP-28WT/

I currently have it connected to other hardware but would love to eliminate one more piece of equipment.

Just a little unsure what other accessories I'll need to make it happen. I have one on the front and one on the back door.

Once connected to the Elk I'll be able to send a command to MainLobby to switch to my camera scene for that door and take a digital snapshot that is archived on the hard drive for later review by MainLobby.

Ideally, I could also push a button in MainLobby to trigger the Electric Lock, but not sure if that would be possible. It currently uses the * key on the phone so I'm not sure if I could do both at the same time.

Thanks to everyone for any input.
 

Spanky

Senior Member
From the information, it looks like the Inbound Relay Trigger Controller (DP-28CI) could supply a dry contact closure when someone rings the door bell which could trigger an input into the M1, thus into MainLobby.
 

un-wired

Active Member
That's the wiring for the Doorbell Fon with Electronic Door Strike.

The device for inbound contact closure is the one Spanky mentioned, the DP-28CI

Here's the diagram for the wiring.

dp28cidiag.gif


Here's the DP-28CI
 
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