Category Archives: Installation Tips

Our new range of BFT Automation

We have finally got round to adding various motors, accessories and spare parts for BFT Automation. We haven’t actually got any of the kits so it is mainly aimed at people looking for replacement or additional parts for their existing BFT gate kit. To start off with, our range of BFT Gate Motors has a [...]

Daitem Wireless Intercom for Gate Automation

We have two types of wireless intercom which we supply for use with our gate automation. This consists of the Daitem SC901AU and the Daitem SC902AU. The only differences between the two are that the SC901AU has just a push button and the SC902AU has a push button as well as a keypad. Having a [...]

Replacement Motors/Spare Parts for Proteco Kit Blank Underground Motor

From time to time we get customers call up needing spare components for either the Kit Blank, or its predecessor Kit Shark, our own branded underground automation systems by Proteco. There are actually two different versions of these which are the Old Style and the New Style. Both are not backward compatible so it is [...]

New Videx 4000 Series Intercoms on GateMotors

The Videx 4000 series of intercoms are a great solution to have for getting in and out of your property. We have put up the mono and colour video versions which include a keypad codelock. So if you come up to the gate and want to access it using the intercom without having to call [...]

New gate automation kit instruction guides up on GateMotors

Here at GateMotors we have tried to help even more with providing hassle-free installations for our customers by re-writing the instruction guides for the Proteco brand of automation. The new instruction guides are fully comprehensive including the installation guides for the kits, and guides specific to the programming of the control boards. These PDFs are [...]

Intercom Systems with large radius’

Intercoms have always been designed to supply you with easy access control as well as being safe and secure. The range in which they can operate may play an important part in your purchase process as the distance from the intercom to the handset will always vary from customer to customer so it is essential [...]

Automatic Electric Gate Safety/Security for Schools – Ofsted Requirements

Ofsted are trying to issue new guidelines to make schools aware of the issue of security, as there have been many cases of millions of pounds being lost through damage and theft. Many schools have gates that will secure entrances into the school. While these are securely shut and locked at night, there is usually [...]

Multiple Call Points from one Intercom System

Recently we have had inquiries about having an Intercom System which will allow more than one call point to be wired up. This is 100% possible. So for example if you have two entrances to your property and want to be able to access both with the same Intercom System, then you can purchase an [...]

7 Day Timer

Our own 7 Day Timer is great for people who will be accessing their property at roughly the same time of the day through the week. It is popular for uses such as newspaper or postman deliveries, or if a lot of people need to access the gate such as employees. It has 24 hour [...]

Came Photocells as a Gate Switch – Alternate vehicle loop detector

For those of you out there that regularly have cars coming in and out of your property you may be interested in an alternative to a vehicle loop detector. Vehicle loop detectors allow you to open your gate just by driving up to it, but it requires installation underground which may not suit absolutely everyone. [...]