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I need a programmable doorbell for a house.

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Does anybody know of a programmable doorbell that can play a person's choice of MP3 or RingTones, and that can be plugged into 120 Volt electrical power?  The tones should be upload able by wife.

My Brother-in-law's new apartment came with a doorbell that only plays "Mary Had A Little Lamb" and naturally he'd like to do better.

Thanks.

Larry
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Well, dbrunton gave you a good one that has these features:

    Direct connect to iPod, PC, MP3, or CD player
    Record live audio - up to 6 recordings
    Includes dozens of built-in sounds
    Easy 2 wire replacement of existing chimes

$87.00 and free shipping.
http://www.amazon.com/iChime-CHIME-1-Doorbell/dp/B00150LTFO

Same thing on Ebay is $89 to $110.

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Sears has a lower cost wireless one with 36 chimes and a range of 490 feet.
http://www.sears.com/muchbuy-wireless-doorbell-chime-36-sounds-150m-492feet/p-SPM7111457708?prdNo=3&blockNo=3&blockType=G3
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These are battery operated, not wired to power. The features are great, though, and the recommendations appreciated.
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The iChime can use wired power.  Refer to the installation link I gave above.
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