Outdoor Siren hardwiring instructions

The Ring Alarm Outdoor Siren comes with the required installation screws and mounting anchors to install the device on soft or hard surfaces (such as wood or brick).

Before you begin

Note: Make sure your Ring Alarm system is set up and working in the Ring app before you install.

You’ll need these tools:

  • Ladder or sturdy platform
  • Power drill with 6mm drill bit compatible with your exterior wall material
  • PH2 Phillips head screwdriver
  • Mounting hardware included with the Outdoor Siren, including screws, anchors and mounting bracket

CAUTION: When standing on a ladder, please use extra caution when performing these tasks to minimise the risk of falling.

Hardwiring specifications

The Outdoor Siren’s hardwire terminal block supports 9-28V, 12-40W, 0.2-2.5mm2 diameter wire.

  • Do not apply DC power above or below 9–28V, 12W
  • Do not apply AC power
  • Do not use wire gauge above or below 0.2-2.5mm2

WARNING: Electrical shock hazard. Always turn off the circuit breaker for your Outdoor Siren before you begin working with electrical wiring.

Hardwiring your Outdoor Siren

  1. Loosen the Outdoor Siren’s positive and negative terminals with a PH2 Phillips head screwdriver.
  2. Open the rubber cover and thread the wires through.
  3. Connect the positive and negative wires and securely re-tighten the terminals.

Safety note: We recommend that you consult a licensed professional electrician if you are not experienced with hardwiring projects. Please use extra caution when using a ladder to minimise the risk of fall.

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