3 Tone Piezo Buzzer

Code: KU60Q

3 Tone Piezo Buzzer is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 4.
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  • A loud and compact buzzer
  • Operates from 6 to 12 V dc
  • The three non-DC leads determine the sound that the buzzer will produce

Product details

3 Tone Piezo Buzzer

• A loud and compact buzzer
• Operates from 6 to 12 V dc
• The three non-DC leads determine the sound that the buzzer will produce
• Green and yellow wires = two-tone siren
• Green and orange wires = pulsed tone,
• All wires left unconnected = continuous tone
• Two lugs with 3mm holes are provided for mounting purposes

Specifications:
Supply voltage range: 6 to 15Vdc
Current at 12V: 95mA
Sound outpur (at 12V): 100dB@1m(with 12V supply)
Overall frequency: 2.8kHz
Operating temperature: -20°C to +70°C
Overall dimensions: 39mm dia. X 22mm height
Mounting lugs: 55mm tip to tip; 3mm holes
Lead length:
power (red, black): 150mm (approx)
tone select (org, grn, yel): 60mm (approx)
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't know what db it suppose to be but this is very loud just what I needed Only got it this morning and all the people in the flats where I live though the fire alarm had gone off, Can't wait to fit it to my car for revesing,Exelent value for money, recommend to all
Date published: 2015-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good value, Works great, Extremely loud As the other review mentions, its much louder than you think its going to be, very nice indeed.
Date published: 2015-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertized I bought this alarm for the indicators on my classic car, as I was always leaving them on. I had to reduce the noise a bit by boxing the item, but it works fine
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 3 tone buzzer SORRY TO SAY BUT IT DON'T WORK. I WIRED THE BASIC TONE ( RED&BLACK) WIRES ON 12VOLTS. DONT WASTE MONEY ON THIS ITEM,
Date published: 2017-04-18
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What max power in Watts (w) does this unit draw?

Asked by: PowerMonkey
The max would be about 0.57w.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-04-21

Does it produce a montotone? As in - does it produce a single frequency sound or does it produce broadband noise?

Asked by: Dr Boyce
as described • The three non-DC leads determine the sound that the buzzer will produce • Green and yellow wires = two-tone siren • Green and orange wires = pulsed tone, • All wires left unconnected = continuous tone
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-15

just asked question about where to connect non dc wires but still not explained by answer received. Connect these leads to WHAT.... power....- ve +ve each other??????????????

Asked by: smudge 057
As much as we would love to be able to help here, we cannot offer design project advice or assistance, we are more than happy to locate products and support you with your purchases but we are not able to design entire circuits or projects for you. If you do have the design/circuit information detailing the value of the components needed we will be happy to locate these for you.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-06

to change tone, connect non dc leads to what....each other or to supply, not that obvious

Asked by: smudge 057
The three non-DC leads determine the sound that the buzzer will produce when connected to power •Green and yellow wires = two-tone siren •Green and orange wires = pulsed tone, •All wires left unconnected = continuous tone
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-12-05

I want to use this buzzer as a doorbell, so can I connect 2 buzzers directly to '2X12V 15VA transformer [Maplin code A58QG]? Do I need a bigger transformer or something extra?

Asked by: Aadaa
As much as we would love to be able to help here, as Technical Support Advisors we cannot offer design project advice or assistance, we are more than happy to locate products and support you with your purchases but we are not able to design entire circuits or projects for you. If you do have the design/circuit information detailing the value of the components needed we will be happy to locate these for you.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-12-10

I've bought your buzzer. There are no instructions. What do I do with the yellow orange and green wires?

Asked by: John
They are used for tone selection: Siren: Green Yellow Short. Pulse: Green Orange Short. Continuous: Green/Yellow/Orange.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2016-07-04

Is this item self-drive please?

Asked by: Rathmore 106
Yes the unit has 3 modes of operation selected by connecting to different pins Green / Yellow = Siren Green / Orange = Pulse Green / Yellow / Orange = Continuous tone
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-11-04

Bought it because it was on the wrong shelf. My supply is 24v. Should it work?

Asked by: bawixi
No this would not be suitable for a 12v supply.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-10-21
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