Frequently asked questions on the E8 Automatic Gate Openers
Maximum gate length of 4.0mtrs
Single gate can be mounted either top, middle or bottom of gate frame.
Double gates are best mounted to the bottom of your gate frame providing the area is not prone to flooding. Mounting the arms to this section will prevent any bending or twisting of the gates when they are pushing up against the ground stop.
Yes - you will be supplied with approximately 7mtrs of cable in the kit to run across the driveway for the second actuator arm
YES - if your gate is swinging from a square post then the standard brackets will be suitable for the installation. If swinging from a round post then you do have optional round post brackets that you can purchase. If swinging from a pillar then your gate cannot be hinged any further than 150mm in from the back face of the pillar.
Yes, up to 99 seconds
Yes, button C on your remote control is your auto close override or party mode button. When you are within 1mtr of your control box, press button A to open your gate and when the gate is fully open, press button C to override your auto close. Now the gate will remain open until you press button A to re activate auto close and your gate closes.
Yes, depending on the size post that the gate swings off and the pivot point you set the actuator arm up with. We wouldn't recommend trying to get any further than 110 degrees
Our 45watt panel requires 6 hours of full sun to have the 12v 14ah battery fully charged
Yes - Our gate opener will either push or pull open a gate with the actuator mounted on the inside of the property. If your gate is pushing out to the road to open, you will require the push to open bracket.
We do recommend keeping an eye out for insect or bug infestation in the main control box as well as any accessories.
Keep an eye out that your gate does not drop or become un level over time.
With our standard remotes you could get up to 30 - 50mtrs taking into account line of sight to the gate and area interference. For a longer distance our long range option MAY get you up to 400mtrs (all dependent on area interference and line of sight)
There are a variety of accessories available for you to setup at your front gate that your visitors can use such as push buttons and keypads.
Yes, you would have to wire the push button back to the main control box.
Yes, unless you adjust the setting on the control board.