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Ring Plug-In Adapter (2nd Generation) Information

The Ring Plug-In Adapter (2nd Generation) is designed to convert battery-powered Video Doorbells so they can run off line current. It can also be used in place of a direct power connection for Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Wired Video Doorbell Pro (formerly Video Doorbell Pro 2) and Video Doorbell Wired.

Frequently asked questions

Which Ring Video Doorbells are compatible with the Ring Plug-in Adapter (2nd Gen)?

Compatible Plug-In Adapter Devices include: 

  • Ring Video Doorbell (1st Generation)
  • Ring Video Doorbell 2
  • Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Generation)
  • Ring Video Doorbell 3
  • Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus
  • Ring Video Doorbell 4
  • Ring Video Doorbell Pro
  • Ring Wired Video Doorbell Pro (formerly Video Doorbell Pro 2)
  • Ring Video Doorbell Wired

Find out whether you have a Ring Video Doorbell (1st Gen) or Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen).    

Which color cable do I connect to the terminal when connecting the Plug-In Adapter (2nd Generation) to my Ring Video Doorbell?

It doesn't matter which color cable you connect to the terminal. The device will work with either the red or black cable connected to either terminal.

Why is it showing that my device is battery powered after I've connected the Ring Plug-In Adapter (2nd Gen) to my Ring Video Doorbell?

This is a result of a display issue with the app software. This will not affect the normal operation of your Ring Plug-In Adapter or your Ring Video Doorbell.

Last updated 2 months ago