Category Archives: Gate Accessories

Universal Remote Controls – The Easiest Way to Access Your Property

Our wide range of Keyfobs & Remotes are suitable for all gate systems available on our website www.gatemotors.co.uk. Key fob remotes are a quick and simple way of getting in and out super quick with little to no waiting involved. We have many to suit all kinds of tastes, including a Black Remote which is [...]

Key switches and Keypads – Gate Security

The Nice Automation range of Gate Security may only have slight differences, but it can still be a tricky decision to make. We have two new listings on our site which are under Nice Keypads and Nice Switches. Our Nice Keypads range have a 12 key selector which allows users to be hands-free with as [...]

What is there to alert me that my gate is in operation?

The purpose of flashing gate signal lights are simple but effective. They are a great attraction to let people know when the gate is in use at the very time that it is. It can be a sign for children to not touch or go near the gate when this flashing light is on for [...]

What is an underground exit loop?

An exit loop is a loop of wire placed under the driveway and connected to a Loop Detector in the gates’ control box. When a vehicle drives over the loop, it is sensed by the Loop Detector which then opens the gate automatically. This obviates the need for you seeing visitors off the premises.

What if I am delayed and the gates start to close before I am through the entrance?

Included in each GateMotors kit is a pair of Safety Photocells that are normally mounted on each gatepost and project a beam across the entrance. If your car or any object (e.g. child or pet) breaks this beam the gate will either not move, or if it has already started to close, stop moving then [...]

How does the postman deliver, once my gates are in place?

If there is no other separate pedestrian entrance, then you have the option of a separate Post Box, (possibly built into the gate), a Digital Keypad on the gate pillar to allowing your tradesmen (or friends) to open the gate by keying a coded number (the code can be easily changed if security is compromised [...]

What are the extra buttons on the transmitter for?

To avoid you having to carry around a pile of different transmitters for your other remote devices, these buttons may be programmed to open a second gate, a garage door, outside lighting, etcetera. Obviously, each device will need an additional radio receiver wired into it.

What range have the transmitters got?

The Keyfobs and Remote Transmitters for Electric Gates that we sell usually about 30 metres, but may be up to 80 metres depending on site conditions.

Can the gates be opened from the warmth and security of my car?

Yes, of course! All GateMotors electric gate motor kits are designed to be opened via a small push-button key fob sized radio transmitter. This sends a coded radio signal to a radio receiver integrated into the gates’ control unit. Each kit is supplied with two transmitters; extra transmitters are available from our Electric Gate Accessories [...]

Proteco Spare Parts on Gate Motors

At Gate Motors we aim to supply the best motors at the widest range possible. We are the main distributor of Proteco in the UK and we want to supply the best and most efficient equipment possible. As we stock the full range of Protecto we can provide any spare parts that you need and [...]