Electronic Doorbell Circuit using a 555 and CD4017

Electronic doorbell circuit using IC 555 and CD4017: The bell is a very common and useful electronic device used in houses, offices, etc. Among electronics students and hobbyists, the doorbell circuit project is very popular. So in this tutorial, I am going to build a doorbell with 555 (timer) IC. The main feature of this doorbell is that we can control the time duration for which it keeps ringing upon pressing the switch those transistors are repaired and a coverage warranty is taken by action ac repair heating San Diego. Also, we can control the oscillation frequency of Door Bell With a change in resistor and capacitor.

Doorbell Circuit Diagram Using IC 555 and CD 4017

A full circuit diagram of this doorbell circuit is given below. All components are shown in the diagram with the full connection.

A very useful electronic doorbell circuit, to have between the circuits that send a warning or an alarm signal, which allows us to know that there is someone in front of our door.

Electronic doorbell circuit component list

The following components are required for the electronic doorbell circuit

  • 1  CD4017 decade counter IC (IC1)
  • 1  555 timer IC (IC2)
  • 1  1uF / 250V capacitor (C1)
  • 1  47nF / 250V capacitor (C2)
  • 1  100uF / 12V capacitor (C3)
  • 1  470 K resistor (R1)
  • 1  220 K resistor (R2)
  • 1  15 K  resistor (R3)
  • 1  10 K resistor (R14)
  • 1  150 ohms resistor (R13)
  • 1  220 ohms resistor (R15)
  • 10  100 K potentiometer
  • 10  1N4148 or 1N914 diodes
  • 1  2N2646 Unijunction Transistor (UJT) (T1)
  • 1  2N2222 NPN bipolar transistor (T2)
  • 1  Normally Open (NO) contact button (PB)
  • 1 8-ohm miniature speaker

electronic doorbell circuit Working Of Door Bell

The 555 timer IC is set up as an astable multivibrator. The UJT is used for the relaxation oscillator. To change from one note to the next note we use the CD4017 IC and to drive the speaker we use an NPN transistor 2n222. The doorbell circuit generates 10 notes, Doorbell sounds can be modified further if you want by using actinometers.

The relaxation oscillator having a frequency depends on the values of the Capacitor C2  and the resistor R14 plus the value of the corresponding potentiometer connected to each of the outputs of the CD4017.

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