Do You Want to Know the Small Secrets of Remote Controls08/07/2013 Back To Blog
Lately, more and more people are seeking more solutions for the reinforcement of the garage door security and apart from getting a good garage door clicker they also install good locks and keypads, which can activate the opener with a personal code. These are all excellent solutions and alternative methods for the enhancement of security, but the remote controls still are the most popular devices because they offer great safety with the rolling code technology and quick access to the private premises.
How can you program your remote?
When the power is out, your remote won't communicate with the garage door opener and when you buy a multicode remote, you will certainly need to program it from scratch. The procedure is much simpler than you would expect and it will remind you the procedures you usually followed when connecting the wireless mouse to the computer.
Openers have a button, which is called learn button and it has usually a black or red color and it is found under the light cover. Of course, there might be slight differences on your remote according to the manufacturer, but you can still check your manual of the device. When you find the button, you must keep on pressing it until you have an indication that all previous regulations have been cleared. Then, you must press simultaneously the learn button and the button of the remote. When you will let go, the remote will have been programmed.
- Your garage door opener transmitter usually lasts for a long time, but it wouldn't hurt you to keep extra batteries in the car and in the garage for the time you need them.
- You must keep the inner circuit of the remote clean and free from dust.
- It is very important to keep the remote away from kids. This way, you can rest assured that your garage doors won't become a dangerous game, which may end up with tears or terrible injuries.