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Model # 2042-TK

Internet # 203222994

QuietLift 800 1/2 HP DC Motor Belt Drive Garage Door Opener

$175.99 /each
  • Compatible with Aladdin Connect home automation device
  • Steel Reinforced Belt and DC motor for quiet and smooth operation
  • Easy set-up with SmartSet Push Button Programming

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Product Overview

The Genie Company QuietLift 800 1/2 HPc* Power Plus DC Motor Belt Drive Garage Door Opener is ideal for installation in attached garages with adjacent living spaces as it delivers a quiet and smooth operation. Features a 1/2 hp comparable*, Power Plus DC motor for easy lifting of sectional doors up to 500 lbs. in weight.

  • Features a 1/2 hp comparable DC motor for easy lifting of 7' sectional doors up to 500 lb in weight
  • 140-Volt DC motor uses standard electrical connection; more powerful than AC motors
  • Belt drive system opens garage doors smoothly and quietly; perfect for garages adjacent to living spaces; steel reinforced belt drive for long life and quiet operation
  • Opening/closing speed smooth and powerful at up to 7 in. per second
  • Accessories included: two 3-button remotes, multi-function wall console, wireless keypad
  • 3-Piece rail assembly and factory-assembled belt for added strength and quick installation
  • Safe-T-Beam sensor helps reduce the risk of accidents; stops and reverses door when beam detects objects in door way.
  • Manual release handle for unpowered doors due to loss of electricity or operational issues
  • 2 bulb lighting system for added convenience and security; accommodates 60-Watt bulbs (not included)
  • Electronic limit settings position the door for a full opening and tight close
  • Detailed, illustrated installation and programming instructions included
  • Call Genie Customer Care 1-800-354-3643 for assistance
  • Horsepower comparable (HPc) designates that this garage door opener meets Genie's lifting force specification for 1/2 HP garage door openers; Power Plus designates that it exceeds that specification

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
96 
Product Height (in.) 
10 
Product Width (in.) 
10 
Rail Length (ft.) 
10 ft 

Details

Bulb Type 
Incandescent 
Doors Operated by Remote 
Drive System 
Belt 
Garage Features 
Illuminated Wall Control 
Horsepower (hp) 
1/2 hp 
Lights 
Yes 
Manual Release Handle 
Yes 
Motion-Activated Light 
No 
Opener Type 
Belt Drive 
Product Weight (lb.) 
39 lb 
Remote Controls Included 
Remote light control for home 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Safety sensor 
Yes 
Wattage (watts) 
120 
Wireless keypad 
Yes 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
10-year limited motor, 1-year belt/accessories/parts 

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What are the pro's and con's of drive types IE: Belt vs. Screw vs. Chain. 1/2 HP or 3/4HP ??

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February 16, 2014
I have a 16ft wide old wood door with raised panels, very heavy to todays standards, What would be the best type and HP opener to use?
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September 8, 2015
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Motor HP is judged by size and weight of door. single car door= 1/2 HP, double car door= 3/4 HP. To me, chain is strong but noisy, screw is real strong and quiet, belt is quiet. Remember, door should be counterbalanced by spring(s). For what it's worth, I would use 3/4 HP screw for this door
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Ocala, Fl. 34473
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August 16, 2015
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I have used an chain driven unit and I now have a belt driven unit. I cannot tell the difference in them.
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July 28, 2015
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Chain drive is probably the most robust, belt drive is the quietest, and the screw drive seems to have all the shortcomings of both. I will never buy a screw drive again. As to power, a properly adjusted garage door should require very little effort to open. If you think you need the stronger opener, the problem is probably with your garage door and you should have your door properly adjusted by a Read More
Chain drive is probably the most robust, belt drive is the quietest, and the screw drive seems to have all the shortcomings of both. I will never buy a screw drive again. As to power, a properly adjusted garage door should require very little effort to open. If you think you need the stronger opener, the problem is probably with your garage door and you should have your door properly adjusted by a professional. Warning, garage door springs contain a lot of energy and SHOULD NOT BE ADJUSTED BY AN AMATEUR. Read Less
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March 12, 2014
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Hello -
We recommend any of the 1000 series or higher openers that you can find on our website www.geniecompany.com. As long as the door is balance an in good working order any of these units will work for you. If you have additional questions, please contact us at 1-800-35-GENIE, during our business hours: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (all times CDT).
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February 18, 2014
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I purchased a 1/2 Hp. belt drive to replace an old chain drive, December 2013. My door is an 9 Ft. wooden door and it easily lifts it. For a 16 ft. wood door you might look into a 3/4 Hp. unit.
Installation instruction were easy to follow. The only difficulty I encountered, was programming the remote unit, as no instruction were included with the unit. It was necessary for me to do an internet search for
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I purchased a 1/2 Hp. belt drive to replace an old chain drive, December 2013. My door is an 9 Ft. wooden door and it easily lifts it. For a 16 ft. wood door you might look into a 3/4 Hp. unit.
Installation instruction were easy to follow. The only difficulty I encountered, was programming the remote unit, as no instruction were included with the unit. It was necessary for me to do an internet search for similar problems from this manufacture. I was able to program remote unit using recommended procedures. As a consumer these instruction should have been added with unit. Since this is an instructional problem related to manufacturing, I fault the Manufacturer for not including necessary instructions and will research other brand names to replace my 2nd. door.
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February 18, 2014
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Weight is the factor to determine the motor HP. A door that wide and age, a 3/4 HP is needed. A 1/2 HP could do the job, but the life of the motor would be shortened. As far as the lift system, that choice is made by one, noise. Belt drives are the quietest, and I can attest to that. Chain drives are the noisiest. Screw type... I have no experience with these. If noise isn't a concern, price is the next Read More
Weight is the factor to determine the motor HP. A door that wide and age, a 3/4 HP is needed. A 1/2 HP could do the job, but the life of the motor would be shortened. As far as the lift system, that choice is made by one, noise. Belt drives are the quietest, and I can attest to that. Chain drives are the noisiest. Screw type... I have no experience with these. If noise isn't a concern, price is the next thing to consider. Typically chain drives are the least expensive. Features and warranty are the third thing to make a choice on. Read Less
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Does it connect to car and truck opener?

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Maryville,TN
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You can program 2 separate remotes to open the same door (three button remotes)
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Ocala, Fl. 34473
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Dependent of the controller of your vehicle if it will learn the code.
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Columbus, OH
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January 24, 2014
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Unknown, since I don't own a vehicle with this feature. I would think the vehicle owners manual would supply the needed information to link the two.
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Probably. It worked on a 2000 Explorer, 2006 Volvo, and 2008 Odyssey.
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yes very easy programing
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Are these easy to put in by oneself?

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December 1, 2013
I am looking to get a garage door opener as a gift. The person I would be giving it to would be very good at handy items - but I am not quite sure if this is something an expert needs to do, or if there are instructions on how to.
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YES. I have MS, and I installed two of them. READ the directions and TAKE YOUR TIME. If you can read a tape and FOLLOW measuring instructions, you should have no problem.
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If you have the ability to put it in yourself then I would said for the most part yes. However, you give up the right to claim should it fail or damage your property.
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January 23, 2014
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Simple to install but would be easier if you assisted him. i.e.: hold the other end while lifting, although he can do it himself with the use of a rope.
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January 12, 2014
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A semi-handy person can install this by themselves. Allow 3 - 6 hours.
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There are very good instructions to walk anyone through installation. It is considered advance DIY work and they should have another person available to help.
Also, it would be very good if they had a 8-10 ft step ladder to hold up the assembly while installing.
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Is there a backup battery for this unit?

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July 26, 2015
I found today that Genie has a backup battery (Model # 37228R) that shows to work with many of their 140 volt DC openers. My question is, will this battery work with this opener (model# 2042-TK)? If not is there a battery that will work with it? Or would I have to open it up & wire in a tap to hook up the Genie battery? (I do realize that the last question would/idea void any warranty on the unit.)
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no
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There was no evidence of B/U battery on the install, or in the instructions. Perhaps the Genie website/ support could answer you
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No there is not. However, in case of an electrical failure, you can manually open and close the door from inside the garage.
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August 4, 2015
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Unfortunately, not at this time. Genie Battery Back-Up units are currently only available on MODEL 4064, 3064, 4024 and 3024 Professional Openers.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 163 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very Quiet We have had this for little over a month and love it. Super quiet! July 12, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Genie Garage door opener Quiet, work well compared to old chain drive unit. June 24, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by works fine works fine, but a lighted switch (easier to find in a dark garage) would have been nice June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This Genie is Fantastic !!! This opener is so easy to install,I replaced my old screw drive by myself in about 4 hours. Its also extremely quiet. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works Really Well This garage door opener works really well. It's a lot quieter than others that I've seen and it also moves pretty fast. I got mine installed by Home Depot and the technician did an excellent job. It's a really good price for what you get. I love that it comes with two remotes and a wall unit for outside the garage. Now I can go bike riding without having to bring my house key with me! Oh, and there's also a way to operate the garage door opener in case the power goes out. Cool. January 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product! Needed a new garage door opener Tried this for it's value. Easy to install, very quiet. I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a new opener February 10, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A Pretty Good Deal (if you can't do it yourself) Ordered this garage door opener online and same with the installation service. Really easy, but the install portion was confusing and took a few extra days for them. The website is the problem. All in all, an excellent garage door opener. Not completely silent when opening or closing but better than our old one! January 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Garage door opener New garage door opener works great and is very quiet. Installation was fast and contractor was very professional. February 11, 2016
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