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New Nice Era range of remotes – ON1e ON2e ON4e ON9e

Nice have just brought out a new range of the ON remotes. They will soon be coming to all the new kits we sell that include the ON2 remotes. You can have a look at the data sheet by clicking Nice Era One.   Nice continue to offer a vast range of products suitable for [...]

Maintaining your gate motors/automation during the winter

In periods of Cold weather, like a car, your motors may have trouble starting up from a stationary position. Below are some hints and general tips for promoting ongoing happy life of the automation:   1) Increase the torque level by at least 2 to 3 levels to what you see on the parameter – [...]

Hydraulic Motors Vs Electromechanical

We currently only sell electromechanical gate automation systems. You can read below the differences and advantages/disadvantages for both, and why electromechanical is overall better:   Hydraulic is known to be cheaper because they use fluid which acts as a “gearing” medium allowing them to use smaller, high speed motors. Electromechanical however has risen in popularity [...]

New Nice Inti range of remotes

Nice have just brought out a new range of remotes called Inti! The remotes replace the FloR range and come in six different colours. Click on Nice Inti Remote to purchase and read about the new range.   Nice have also brought out a universal kit which includes three of the Inti remotes and a [...]

Obstacle Detection for Gate Automation

The most common type of obstacle detection used with gate automation is amperometric sensitivity. Amperometry in chemistry and biochemistry is detection of ions in a solution based on electric current or changes in electric current. Obstacle detection is designed to keep users accessing the automated gate safe. It is recommended for commercial installations and anywhere [...]

Gate Automation Obstacle Detection – Came Obstacle Detection

Came 24v automation systems use amperometric sensitivity. Definition: Amperometry in chemistry and biochemistry is detection of ions in a solution based on electric current or changes in electric current.   Amperometric sensitivity: the level of gearmotor sensitivity in the face of obstacles during operation.   The following information is relative to the ZLJ24 control board [...]

Reconditioned Gate Automation Kits / Motors

Looking for a cheap gate automation kit? We now have in stock some reconditioned kits. It is only the motors that are reconditioned so all other electrical items such as the control board, photocells, remotes are brand new. The motors still come with the usual 3 year warranty so if you don’t mind some minor [...]

New Comelit Intercoms listed on Gatemotors

The Comelit Smart 8471s Colour Video Intercom and Comelit iPower 8595 Colour Video Intercom have just been added to the site and offer the user a greater experience. The Comelit Smart is very sleek with the inside handset being just 3mm thick. It comes with a 3.5″ high quality colour display and has a nifty [...]

The new Proteco MyGate automation

Proteco have just updated their range of automation kits and have more features than they did before. They have changed the names of each as well, the Kit MyAster, Kit MyHook, Kit MyFlow, Kit MyShark, Kit MyRoller, Kit MyStrike all have the new Q71 control boards which include an obstacle detection feature. This means that [...]

BFT Gate Parts / Spares for Gate Automation

The BFT brand of automation have many different motors to suit swing gates and sliding gates. We can supply all sorts of replacement spare parts for existing BFT setups such as BFT Control Boards & Receivers, BFT Remote Key Fobs, BFT Swing and Sliding Gate Motors, BFT Photocells. If you can’t find what you’re after [...]