What happens when the electricity goes out?

Emergency Release: Up & Over / Sectional Garage Door Motors

You can open your garage door manually with the help of the emergency release (e.g. in the event of a power failure).
1) Pull the cable hanging from the carriage downwards towards the door. This will release the motor
2) Open / Close the garage door manually
When the power is restored, a push of the button reconnects the door and the garage door motor.

If you do not have an entrance into your garage other than the garage door itself, then you will find an emergency release keylock on your door.
1) Insert the key into the keylock, turn and pull out the cylinder.
2) Give a short sharp pull. This will release the motor and so the garage door can be opened manually.
3) Open / close the garage door
4) Once the garage door is closed, push the cylinder back into the keylock and turn the key.
When the power is restored, a push of the button reconnects the door and the garage door motor.

 

Emergency Release: Sectional Door – Side Motor

You can open your garage door manually with the help of the emergency release (e.g. in the event of a power failure).

If you do not have an entrance into your garage other than the garage door itself, then you will find a strongbox on the jamb of your wall.

1) Insert the key into the strongbox, turn and open. Inside you will find a black release knob.
2) Open the release knob by turning the end part anticlockwise whilst holding the upper part. This will release the clutch
3) Open / Close the garage door manually
4) Reverse operation carried out above to close the external release, i.e. turn the end knob clockwise whilst holding the part nearer to the cable. Make sure it is completely closed.
5) Close the strongbox

When the power is restored, operate the garage door as usual.

 

Emergency Release: Roller Shutter

You can open your garage door manually with the help of the emergency release (e.g. in the event of a power failure).
1) Open the release knob; turn the bottom part anticlockwise whilst holding the top part. This will release the clutch
2) Open / Close the garage door manually
3) Close the release knob; rotate the bottom part anticlockwise and make sure it is completely closed
When the power is restored, the garage door motor is automatically engaged.
If you do not have an entrance into your garage other than the garage door itself, then you will find a strongbox on the jamb of your wall.
1) Insert the key into the strongbox, turn and open. In this way you are releasing the clutch.
2) The strongbox door has a little latch which should be used to keep its door open
3) Open the garage door manually.
4) Close the garage door completely
5) Remove the latch and lock the strongbox.

When the power is restored, a push of the button reconnects the door and the garage door motor
NOTE:

Alternatively, you may find a release knob inside the strongbox.
1) Open the release knob; turn the bottom part anticlockwise whilst holding the top part. This will release the clutch
2) Open / Close the garage door manually
3) Close the release knob; rotate the bottom part anticlockwise and make sure it is completely closed
4) Close the strongbox
When the power is restored, a push of the button reconnects the door and the garage door motor

 

Emergency Release: Two Flap Door / Gate Motor - MECHANICAL MOTORS

You can open your garage door/gate manually with the help of the emergency release (e.g. in the event of a power failure).

1) Uncover lock – this is protected by a black plastic cover
2) Turn key and lift flap upwards

The Motor is now released. Unless there are any other obstructions present, the gate is free to move. To reconnect the arms:

1) Put down flap and turn key to lock motor – Cover lock with protective cover
2) Press remote control to operate gate

The Gate motor is restored to its normal working conditions.

 

Emergency Release: Two Flap Door / Gate Motor– Hydraulic Motors

You can open your garage door/gate manually with the help of the emergency release (e.g. in the event of a power failure).

1) Uncover the lock – This is protected by a black plastic cover
2) Turn key & rotate the lever CLOCKWISE until it has reached the end of it course (Approx: 90 degrees)

The Motor is now released. Unless there are any other obstructions present, the gate is free to move. To reconnect the arms:

1) Rotate the lever ANTICLOCKWISE until it has reached the end of its course (Approx: 90)
2) Close the lock – and cover with its protective cover.
3) Press remote control to operate gate

The Gate motor is restored to its normal working conditions.

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