ADJUSTMENT OF MAGNETO BELLS
Before adjusting any type of bell, the gongs must be twisted clear of the striker and
the armature checked to see there is no tightness in the pivots. Ref: E.I. TELES Stns.
A3113 & A5905.
2. Bells No. 59A
Check that the striker hits the edge of the gongs.
Check that the striker shaft is straight and at right angles to the armature.
Slacken the armature locking screw and adjust the armature
clear the coil face by 20-25 mils. Ref: E.I.TELES Stns.
A5253. (The dial on 700 type telephones should first be removed to gain access to the
Bell No. 59A-1 to adjust the armature travel slacken the two screws on the centre limb of the bell. The screws should not be
removed as difficulty may be found in replacing them).
Set the gongs to just clear the striker when the armature is
To increase the volume of the ring, the armature travel may be reduced to a measurement of not less than 15 mils.
To reduce the volume of the ring, the gongs should be set
nearer to the striker.
Only Bells No. 59A are suitable for use on circuits using
50 c/s ringing current. Adjustment is as above except for 3. Adjust the armature to c1ear the coil face by 10 mils without binding.
3. Bells No. 67A
Check that the striker hits the edge of the gong.
Check that the striker shaft is straight and at right
to the armature.
Adjust the armature to clear the coil face by 20-30 mils.
Set the gongs so that the gap between the striker and the
is 10-15 mils when the armature is hand operated.
As for Bells No. 59A, but with the exceptions of 2.1.
|Gauges, Feeler, No. 1
(Parts No, l0D, 15D, 20D)
gauges, for use in checking and adjusting armature and striker clearances.
Wiring, No. 2
straightening striker shaft and for general use.
|Screwdrivers Inst. No's 2, 3 and 6
Box, No. 16
use on bell No. 67A gong bolts.
|Spanners, Flat, No's
2, 3, 4 and 5.