Articles tagged with: Solar Power Gate

Solar Gate Opener - Double Swing

on Wednesday, 09 October 2013.

Listed below are important facts on this gate opener and if you should have any further questions, please call our office and speak with our staff:

  • Max gate size: 3.5mtrs each
  • Max gate weight: 250kgs each
  • Gates must stop onto the gate stop (supplied in kit) at the closed position and open onto stops in the open position eg. picket, peg into the ground etc.
  • Approximate 50 openings and 50 closings on a fully charged battery
  • Takes 4 hours of full sun on the panel to fully re-charge the battery
  • To recharge the battery only requires 2 hours on a battery charger 
  • Solar panel can be place up to 30mtrs from the control box and should face north with a slight 5° tilt (just enough for the rain water to run off) this way you won't have to move the panel throughout the year
  • The arm can be placed on the bottom rail or middle rail of the gates
  • Flat brackets are supplied in the kit for the actuator arms to attach to the gates and posts, however, if your gates are tubular or your gate posts are round, you have the option of purchasing the round brackets to suit (see pictures to the side)
  • The push button requires fine speaker wire to connect to the control board
  • Auto close can be set for 30, 60 or 120 seconds
  • Gates can swing either into the property or outwards with arms on either outside or inside
  • You must allow for the second actuator cable to get from one side of the driveway, across to the other side and up into the control box
  • This opener is not recommend for gates that are fully enclosed such as, slates, colourbond panels etc.
  • Do you require a gate lock for added extra security to your gate (suits gate up to 3.6mtrs long)

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Solar Gate Opener - Single Swing

on Wednesday, 09 October 2013.

Listed below are important facts on this gate opener and if you should have any further questions, please call our office and speak with our staff:

  • Max gate size: 4mtrs
  • Max gate weight: 250kgs
  • Gate must stop onto the post in the closed position and open onto a stop in the open position eg. picket, peg into the ground etc.
  • Approximate 50 openings and 50 closings on a fully charged battery
  • Takes 4 hours of full sun on the panel to fully re-charge the battery
  • To recharge the battery only requires 2 hours on a battery charger 
  • Solar panel can be place up to 30mtrs from the control box and should face north with a slight 5° tilt (just enough for the rain water to run off) this way you won't have to move the panel throughout the year
  • The arm can be placed on the bottom rail if the gate is around 3.5mtrs long, however, if the gate is at the 4mtr length the actuator arm must be mounted on a middle bar through the gate, please see picture
  • Flat brackets are supplied in the kit for the actuator arm to attach to the gate and post, however, if your gate is tubular or your gate post is round, you have the option of purchasing the round brackets to suit (see pictures to the side)
  • The push button requires fine speaker wire to connect to the control board
  • Auto close can be set for 30, 60 or 120 seconds
  • Gates can swing either into the property or outwards with arms on either outside or inside
  • This opener is not recommend for gates that are fully enclosed such as, slates, colourbond panels etc.
  • Do you require a gate lock for added extra security to your gate (suits gate up to 3.6mtrs long)

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Solar Gate Opener - Slide

on Wednesday, 09 October 2013.

slide gate openerslide gate openerListed below are important facts on this gate opener and if you should have any further questions, please call our office and speak with our staff:

  • Max gate size: 5mtrs
  • Max gate weight: 400kgs
  • This kit has 4mtrs of racking, if your gate is bigger than this please make sure to ask for the extra rack required (remembering to take the measurement of the bottom of the gate, including the tail)
  • Gate must slide on a completely flat surface, with no gradient
  • Approximate 30 openings and 30 closings on a fully charged battery
  • Takes 4 hours of full sun on the solar panel to fully re-charge the battery
  • To recharge the battery only requires 2 hours on a battery charger 
  • Solar panel can be place up to 30mtrs from the control box and should face north with a slight 5° tilt (just enough for the rain water to run off) this way you won't have to move the panel throughout the year
  • The push button requires fine speaker wire to connect to the control board
  • Auto close can be set up to 240 seconds
  • This opener can be set for pedestrian mode
  • The opener has a built in obstruction-sensor, however, for extra safety you can purchase a pair of photo beams (please see picture to the side) The beam will cut as soon as something pass through the gate, making the gate stop and reverse back open 
  • Do you require the slide kit?  You will require this kit if you don't already have your gate sliding manually

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