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JOAT 04-10-2006 10:38 PM

Garage Door Question
 
i'm Going To Install A Garage Door Motor For A Dumb Waiter,what I Need To Know Is What Is The Distance Of Travel Can I Get By Setting The Up And Down Switches To The Max.the Dumbwaiter Will Be Going About Ten Feet.

didn'tdoit 04-11-2006 07:39 PM

What type of opener? chain or worm?

JOAT 04-11-2006 10:20 PM

Chain Drive

didn'tdoit 04-11-2006 10:44 PM

I guess my question is what length are you needing and what is the bar length, as long as it is long enough you should be ok with the switch adjustment.

JOAT 04-12-2006 10:36 PM

Chain Length Is No Problem
 
I Can Make The Chain Long As I Want.will Be Using Chain And Sprocket Only.nothing Else Will Be Needed,with The Exception Of The Motor Mounting Brackets.if I Were To Bypass The Switches The Motor Should Continually Run In One Direction Until The Power Is Interrupted.then When It's Powered Again It Should Run In The Other Direction.i Don't Have A Motor To Experiment With But I'm Pretty Sure That's What Would Happen.


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