Wooden cased Magneto bell (AC) similar to Bell No. 1A, except it has Bell-Gongs No. 12 fitted.

Bell resistance is 500 ohms for each coil.

Indoor use only.

Found in the GPO Rate Book - 1928

Adjustment of Magneto bells

Click here for the difference between a Bell and a Bellset


How to wire your Bell No. 2A to work on a modern telephone sockets

  1. Remove the metal link between terminals 2 and 3 and insert a 3.3K resistor
  2. Obtain a spade ended line cord.
  3. Connect the white wire of the line cord to terminal 1
  4. Connect the blue wire of the line cord to terminal 4


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