BELLSET No. 26


Standard GPO Bellset used with Telephone No. 232 or where a capacitor and bell is needed.

Fitted with Bell No. 59, capacitor and two 2.5 inch gongs.

The Bellset is usually wall mounted and originally had a black or coloured Bakelite case. 

Later versions had a plastic cover in Elephant grey or ivory and the capacitor was cylindrical in shape.

Diagram N526

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Adjustment of Magneto bells

GPO Engineering Instructions on Fire Systems

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To connect a Bellset No. 26 to a UK plug and socket system please wire as follows:-

  1. Connect the white wire of a line cord (or connect directly to a line socket on terminal 5) - Bellset terminal 2.
  2. Connect the blue wire of a line cord (or connect directly to a line socket on terminal 3) - Bellset terminal 9.
  3. Connect a 3.3k ohm resistor between Bellset terminals 9 and 8.

 

 
 
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