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Posted on 2016-12-14 by Author Admin

Every company has launched its universal remotes or the replacement remotes. Before buying a garage door opener remote, you need to look at the features it provide and on the basis of such factors you must make a selection. Another option can be the size of the remote you require such as mini remote, full size remote and so on. You must opt for a remote which is handy and easily compatible to your garage door opener. Things you need to know before buying a door opener remote are as follows:

Opener Information

If you want to buy the exact replacement of the remote, you need to know the manufacturer and model number provided on the motor unit located on the ceiling near the wire antenna. Knowing the true information, you can but the opener remote online, manufacturer or with the help of a representative. To match the compatibility, you must choose an opener remote of same brand as the garage door.

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Universal Remote

Universal garage door opener as the name suggest they are able to work with any kind of door opener but still you require the manufacturer details to program the opener and to make it run without any difficulties or error. The universal remote can be programmed for more than one door. A light switch button on the remote helps to switch on and off the garage as well as the home lights.

The Keys or the Buttons

The number of keys or the buttons on the remote depends on the number of doors you want to operate. If you want to operate two garage doors at a time with the garage door lights, your remote will have three buttons. Garage doors generally have up to four buttons and not more.

Remote Programming

Programming your garage door opener remote is simple and easy. Quickly programming your remote need to press the smart learn button given on the opener motor close to the LED light. After pressing the button you need to enter four digit pin code to set your password. Similarly, you have to press the button given on your remote control and then enter the same pin. If the password matches, your remote has been programmed successfully.

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Remote Replacement-Wireless Keypads

Wireless keypad is also an easy way to access up to three doors at a time with the lights of the garage. These keypad can be mounted at the outside door of the garage or you can also use it as a keychain. The keypad needs a pin code in order to execute the door. Incase, you lose your remote, the keypad can allow you to enter the garage with the help of a security check.

The Way Forward

Selection of a right garage door opener remote is necessary for doors proper functionality. We will suggest you to buy a remote of the similar brand as you garage door as it will provide you safe handling and compatibility. To know more, about the different types of remote you can contact our support team who will guide you through the details.

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