SO WHICH ONE IS BETTER?
To answer that you need to ask yourself why? What is the single one reason you are looking to purchase a gate motor?
- Showing off?
- Because neighbor has one?
The best gate motor available in the South Africa? Let’s Compare some stuff from manufacturers.
- Max gate weight rated 500kg*
- Battery back up.
- 12vdc System
- 20 or so operations per day
Consider the following when shopping for a Gate Motor
|How long is the warranty?||12 electronic / 24 mechanical||12||24|
|Do they offer a swap out for repairs?||no||no||yes|
|Are parts easy find?||yes||no||yes|
|Is it well documented?||so so||so so||excellent|
|Do they offer training for installer to install your product?||no||yes||w certification|
|Part replacement cost comparison (battery charger)||R457.00||R190.70||R718.10|
|How often do you need to replace the battery? (est in months)||18 – 24||12-18||12 -18|
|Price for a Remote (est 4 btn)||R210.00||R295.00||R365.00|
|Built in obstruction sensing method||force detection||electro mechanical||optical and force detection|
Now that you are familiar with the manufacturers, let’s look at over complicated expensive problematic functions.
As an experienced installer I picked up the following
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Now make your decision. Hope this helped ~ Ask me should you have any other Questions Ask Now