While some people install video doorbells in their homes, others prefer non-video doorbells. If you’re the type that wants a wireless, non-video doorbell that can withstand any cold or harsh weather, go for a physen doorbell.
What is physen?
Physen is a wireless doorbell designed to give you the best home security. It is a battery-operated bell ringer suitable for everyone, even those with impaired hearing.
The bell has some features that are almost the same as smart doorbells.
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Components of physen wireless bell kits
- 2 push buttons
- 3 receiver
- 2, 12V, 23A Alkaline Battery
- 1 screwdriver
- 2 screws and anchors
- 1 user manual
- 2 double-sided adhesive tape
Why we recommend the wireless doorbell for you
52 doorbell chimes
The wireless bell has 52 selectable ringing tones, including the classic ding dong tone. You can assign a different tone to each push button, making it easier to know which door a visitor is.
Long operating range
It has a long operating range of 500-1000 feet in an open space. This means you can hear the bell tone from afar, about 300 meters away.
But when there is an obstruction like walls, doors, and electrical equipment between the push button and the bell chime, it will lower the operating range. Mounting the push button on or around a metallic object can also reduce the operating range.
Physen push button has protection against water spray. This means you can mount it in, or outdoors, without the fear of rain.
4 level adjustable volume
This wireless bell has 4 levels of adjustable volume, giving you the chance to select your choice volume.
Low power consumption
It doesn’t consume battery, its battery can last for over one year.
Expandable: Physen comes with 2 push button and 3 receivers, meaning you can extend coverage. You can also configure multiple receivers to ring with different tones to let you know which door has a visitor.
Flashing light for those with hearing difficulty
Apart from the loud ringing volume of this smart bell, it also flashes light while ringing. This gives visual notification to those with impaired hearing.
Has a memory function
If your physen runs down because of a power outage, it can still remember your last tone and ringing volume. No need to reset.
What you need to know before installing the wireless bell
Unlike other doorbells that require wiring, physen is easy to install. But before the installation, here are certain things you need to know.
- The transmitter and the receiver should be paired, and the tone set to default “ding dong” or your choice of tone.
- You should not mount the transmitter on a metal surface, since it can block the RF signal between the transmitter and receiver.
- While mounting the transmitter outdoors, shield it to prevent quick ageing.
- Low battery status can reduce the operating range of your doorbell.
Pairing a physen wireless doorbell
To pair your transmitter with a receiver, follow these steps:
- Select your favourite ringing tone
- Press and hold the volume control button for about 5 seconds until it plays a “ding dong” sound, and also flashing light, to enter pairing mode.
- Press the transmitters button to signal the receiver when the pairing is successful. If the doorbell sync is successful, the receiver will play the selected tone automatically.
To pair over one transmitter and receiver, follow the same process and pair each of them.
Note: pairing mode will quit after completion.
Physen set up and installation
Physen is a wireless doorbell and does not require wiring. Just follow these two steps to install it.
You can mount the transmitter either with a screwdriver and screw already provided in the bell kit or with adhesive tape.
Whichever method you prefer to use, make sure the push button is strong.
2. Plug in the chime into an electrical outlet or socket
The chime of this doorbell has an inbuilt battery that requires regular charging. Once you plug it into an outlet, it will receive signals from there.
Troubleshooting a physen waterproof doorbell
There are two major problems common with the physen, they include:
- Reduced operating range
- The receiver doesn’t sound.
If the operating range of your doorbell has reduced, it could be because of:
- You mount the push button on the metallic substance
- Your bell battery is weak. It is advisable to replace the battery every 12 to 18th months.
- There is an obstruction between the push button and the chime. The obstruction may be from walls, door frames or other equipment.
Receiver doesn’t sound
If the receiver doesn’t ring when you press the push button, check the following.
- You may not have paired the transmitter with the receiver
- The receiver may be out of range of the push button
- You may have reduced the ringing volume
- The plug-in of the receiver may be loose
- Check the doorbell button battery, it may be weak.