Automatic Gate 12-Volt Battery Battery selection for a solar powered gates will vary in certain parts of the country. If installation is in region 2 it is recommended that a battery with larger reserve capacity be used. Region 2 only receives on average 3 hours of solar radiation per day meaning that many days have no [...]
Category: Gate Openers
The list below is a start to solar friendly accessories on the market that can be installed on any solar gate system without excess battery drain. Products we list have a low standby current to reduce premature battery failure with solar gate openers. The accessories available for automatic gate openers are mainly designed for ac charged gates witch [...]
The US Federal Government is offering financial incentives to homeowners for the use of solar powered systems at their home. Homeowners are able to apply for a Federal Tax credit equal to 30% off the installed cost of there Solar Powered System. Link to this post!
Must Know Tips on Electric Gate Operators Electric Gate operators are essential if you want to conserve both time and energy. These handy devices ensure that you get your money’s worth when you buy any type of mechanical gate. The gate operator also makes sure that you don’t have to get out of your vehicle [...]
USAutomatic Sentry 300S is a do it yourself gate opener system. Sentry 300S solar system is designed to use a 5-watt solar panel for single and dual gates. The approximate number of cycles is 8-50 per day Link to this post!
First thing you need to do is to find out what way is southwest. The Solar Panel mounts at a 45-degree angle facing southwest for optimum sunlight. When thinking of where to mount the solar panel keep in mind the closer to the battery is better. To far the charging power can diminish. Link to this post!
Swing gates have a manual release from the gate incase of a emergency. It is usually a metal pin or lock that ataches the arm to the gate. When it is detached you can now manual open or close the gate. Link to this post!
Mount safety placards on gate. Two signs are provided with all ul-325 gate opener. Place one sign on each side of the gate where they will be highly visible to anyone on either side of the gate. “This is a ul-325 requirement” Link to this post!
The biggest gate opener company they have is called mighty mule. Next company is usautomatic they have the sentry gate opener. Both of the units are bolt on and do it yourself install. Might mule has a 12 month warranty Vs the sentry 10 year. The sentry is great when u want a solar gate [...]