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Wiring/Cabling for Electric Gates

Each individual Gate Motor will have its own suited cabling. 3 core Armoured swa cable is used from the property to the gate control panel and 4 core alarm / bell cable is used between the photocells. Electric Gate Kits can be purchased with optional accessories or a cable pack which contains all of the [...]

How can I be sure that the gates are securely closed to keep unwelcome visitors out and my children and dogs in?

Each gate motor control has the option of operating the gate motors in one of two ways: – Full Automatic mode where a press of the transmitter button will open the gate and hold it open for a predetermined time (adjustable to between five 90 seconds) and then close it automatically. This way no one [...]

5 things to consider with Electric Gates

1. Geometry :  This could bring back bad memories of school maths but for swing gates the geometry of your particular installation will be very important as this will help decide which type of Gate Motor you will require. 2. Installation :  Getting the motors and gates installed should not be beyond the abilities of [...]

Positioning of the Gate Motor on the Gate

It is advised to attach the Gate Arm to a fairly central position as standard so that the Gate Leaf does not “wobble” from side to side when in motion. However, the Gate Motors can be positioned anywhere along the gate. See below some pictures of gate installations, donated by our customers in the past, [...]