Avantek DT61 Doorbell Review

This plug-in wireless doorbell from Avantek was sent to me as part of a Facebook promotion. I have tested other different Avantek products, but never would’ve thought I will test a doorbell. 🙂

The doorbell comes in the usual Avantek packaging, made out of recycled cardboard. The box is sturdy and looks well made. Inside the box you will find a wireless receiver, 1 transmitter, a double sided adhesive pad, some screws and the instruction manual.

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The product boasts the following features :48 music chimes and 4 level adjustable volume A range of up to 200m for the remote Low power consumption. Very sleek design with blue LEDs.

The doorbell just plugs into a normal 3 pin UK socket. The chimes are pretty nice, but have to admit they all sound a bit alike to me. Nevertheless I’m sure everybody can find a tune to like. The volume level adjustment works great and found that even at level 2 the doorbell was loud enough to hear while watching TV.

I have not tried the up to 200m range, but tried using the remote from the back garden, about 50m away and the doorbell rang without any problems. I personally don’t understand why anybody would have a doorbell 200m away?!?!

One thing, I found tricky was opening the remote to remove the plastic strip between the battery and the contacts. Just make sure you have a small flat screwdriver and carefully separate the 2 pieces of the remote. Also, the battery is one that I’ve never seen before, a 12V, 23A battery, but I’m hoping this will last a long time.

I installed the remote just by using the adhesive pad that comes in the box and applied it to my PVC front door frame. If needed, there are also screw fixings in the box for fitting to a wooden frame.

All in all this is a good looking and very easy to setup and fit doorbell.

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Highly recommended, especially for the price.

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