Doorbells

  • DoorJamz Is A Doorbell With Custom Tones You Can Control With Your Smartphone

    DoorJamz Is A Doorbell With Custom Tones You Can Control With Your Smartphone

    I have two problems with doorbells. First, they sound incredibly annoying. Secondly, there isn’t an easy way to turn them off. DoorJamz provides a solution for both of these problems. It’s still a doorbell, but instead of the consistently infuriating “ding-dong”, you can choose to have it play whatever you like. If can have Led Zeppelin’s Kashmir play whenever… Read More

  • WineGong – Might be your next doorbell

      Is this doorbell classy or nerdy? We can’t decide. Part of us digs the natural material and wine glasses, but then, it is a DIY project that involves gong’n two flutes all controled by a homebuilt circuit board.  The setup is quite easy: - The two glasses (Butlers) are srewed to a wooden board (OBI)
    - The servo (Conrad) is attached to the board via angle brackets (OBI) by… Read More

  • Home Phones With the GSM Doorbell

    (we rigged ours up to play Mr. Postman. No, not really). But that’s all tech 2G, we’re so over it. Meet the GSM Doorbell. No, really. When your guests arrive, you’ll be notified via your mobile phone. You can then use the phone to open the door and let them in, unlock the gate, or other tasks (release the hounds, etc). If you’re like us and hate waiting for the cable… Read More

  • The Sign of the Times: MP3 Doorbells

    as a node on your network, but to be practical, you should ping something that dings, namely your doorbell. Instead of an analog chime that alerts your fat ass when the pizza man is at the door (sorry, pizza person), the NetStreams DoorLinX Digital Doorbell plays the MP3 of your choice across your network. It’s a system, you see, so you can have different doorbells at different doors, so… Read More