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Genie Universal Dual Frequency Remote Conversion/Upgrade Kit
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Genie

Universal Dual Frequency Remote Conversion/Upgrade Kit

$56.96 /each

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The Genie Universal Dual Frequency Remote Conversion/Upgrade Kit includes one 3-button compact remote, one receiver, one transformer and electrical wire (two-wire). The kit alleviates frequency issues from the recently implemented Land Mobile Radio communication system used by military bases as part of the Homeland Security efforts.

  • Works with Genie garage door openers manufactured since 1997 to present
  • Offers dual frequency to alleviate issues from the land mobile radio communication system used by military bases as part of the homeland security efforts, switch simply alters the frequency desired
  • Includes one 3-button intellicode transmitter, one universal receiver, one plug-in power transformer, car visor clip and electrical wire (two-wire)
  • Intellicode access security system provides state-of-the-art security for your home by automatically changing the opener's access code every time the remote operates; helps prevent unauthorized entry
  • Easy to program to automobile's home link system; links to car's built-in remote system
  • Uses A23S battery (included)
  • Remote accommodates key chain attachment
  • Easy to install; detailed installation and programming instructions included
  • Call Genie customer care 1-800-354-3643 for assistance
  • Power source: plug-in/battery
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I want to mount this outside on my metal pole barn.

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December 8, 2015
I have a GCG350L chain glide on my metal pole barn. I have to be 2 feet from the door to open it. I want to put this receiver outside to increase the distance to open the door. Is that possible and will this kit work with my CGC350L?
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San Carlos, CA
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August 16, 2016
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My opinion is NO, as I don't think this box is weather and sun resistant. You will need to protect it from the elements in order for it to survive. Perhaps a NEMA rated plastic box?
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December 21, 2015
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I found the radio range for this unit to be excellent despite having a brick house and metal door. The unit will work with any opener that has pushbutton contacts (which should be all). It has zero weather resistance though, so mounting outside where it can get rained on is out.
If range still turns out to be a problem for you with this unit, I would probably mount the unit inside right on the skin of Read More
I found the radio range for this unit to be excellent despite having a brick house and metal door. The unit will work with any opener that has pushbutton contacts (which should be all). It has zero weather resistance though, so mounting outside where it can get rained on is out.
If range still turns out to be a problem for you with this unit, I would probably mount the unit inside right on the skin of the building and drill a tiny hole to allow the antenna (a ~ 10" wire) to stick out of the building.
On the down side, be aware that this unit forgets all programming when the power goes out. Read Less
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December 11, 2015
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I'll answer my own question. I bought this unit, put it on the outside of the barn and now I can open the door from at least 30 feet away (maybe more).
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Is this unit compatible with a LiftMaster opener 1998?

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August 2, 2016
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Yes it does..used it, and working flawlessly
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January 26, 2016
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We recommend purchasing a Chamberlain keypad.
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I have an "Overhead Model 455" which seems to be made in around 1992. Is it possible to install the kit?

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November 19, 2014
The remote controll is missing. I bought a universal remote at Home depot, but it does not work.
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December 3, 2014
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Dear Genie Company, Thank you very much for your suggestion. I bought and installed it today. It works very well! I really appreciate your great product and good service.
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December 3, 2014
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Thank you for your inquiry. Yes you can use this kit with your unit. It will connect in the same manner as your current hard wired wall button.
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will this REPLACE AR24? and is it difficult to install

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September 30, 2014
If after receiving this item will I be able to return it to the local store if it doesn't or I can't get it to work?
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October 24, 2014
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Thank you for your inquiry. The GIRU-D is compatible with most units. It is not difficult to install it connects to the unit on the same terminals as your hard wired wall button. Please contact our office at 800-354-3643 with any questions.
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October 20, 2014
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. I believe it would be best to reach out to the manufacturer for your question about compatibility, call Genie Customer Care 1-800-354-3643 for assistance.
Most products purchased on homedepot.com can be returned to the store. Simply bring the item along with your shipment confirmation email, order confirmation email or packing slip for ease of Read More
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. I believe it would be best to reach out to the manufacturer for your question about compatibility, call Genie Customer Care 1-800-354-3643 for assistance.
Most products purchased on homedepot.com can be returned to the store. Simply bring the item along with your shipment confirmation email, order confirmation email or packing slip for ease of return. Most products have a 90-day-from-purchase return policy. Please refer to the following link for exceptions and more information. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/catalog/servlet/ContentView?pn=Return_Policy&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&cm_sp=help-_-2podB2-_-returns3-_-returns_center
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Universal Dual Frequency Remote Conversion/Upgrade Kit is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 55.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good purchase Good product. Works well and was easy to install. The down side was I had to order it online as it could not be purchased in the store. The stores only carry the remote, not the signal receiver.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely easy to install My receiver went out on my garage door opener, remotes would not work. After getting this unit, it took 15 minutes to install, and all 3 remotes worked. Very easy installation instructions.
Date published: 2016-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product works perfectly I have the model 455 garage door opener and was able to hook up the Homel... Product works perfectly I have the model 455 garage door opener and was able to hook up the Homelink in my vehicles
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome It's Grreatt! Easy to install. No problems product is fant
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from FORGETS CODES EVERY TIME POWER GOES OUT I have a very old Overhead Door opener that I needed to control with new openers, and I purchased this unit to facilitate that. It worked perfectly for the purpose. It accepts codes from a wide variety of remotes, and has great range. I was very pleased with my purchase....so much so that I threw out the box it came in. Then the power went out for an hour. When it came back on, none of the remotes worked. Upon checking, it appeared that the unit had forgotten all of the programming I did. I called Genie tech support to report the problem expecting to get an RMA for a replacement unit. Instead, I was told that the unit's memory is not non-volatile, and will forget everything upon loss of power! I would return this thing in a second, but I discarded the box, and besides, Home Depot is not responsible for the pitiful design. Unless you want to dedicate a UPS system to run this thing, stay away
Date published: 2015-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fixed my problem After replacing my old oak garage door with a new aluminum one, the remote became temperamental. It wouldn't work , most of the time, unless you were within a couple feet. After installing this kit, I can open and close my garage from 200 yds away and more. (your mileage may vary)This thing is great!
Date published: 2016-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Garage Door Radio Receiver Upgrade The wireless remotes stopped opening the garage door, yet the door bell button with direct wiring worked okay.. I had the option of installing a new garage door opener for $138 or buying a new radio circuit board for $90. Instead, I found this relatively low cost radio receiver that was compatible with the original wireless remotes. It also included an additional wireless remote for your car's sun visor. Installation: Relatively simple: Power up the unit with the AC adapter (included) and run the output wires to the same screws that connect to the door bell button. You should have some familiarity with wiring. Then you push a red button on the unit to put it into programming mode, and then press the send button on your wireless remote so they sync. Done. Harder: Your ceiling socket needs to have a second position open for the AC adapter. The adapter is heavy and needs to be secured to the light socket with the long screw they include. I used a tie -wrap for extra measure.
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product lacks complete instructions Purchased 2 of these products to alleviate the frequency interference with the new military base Land Mobile Radio System in Groton, CT. Instructions and installation were straight forward. There are a few things you have to be aware of to get this product to work. 1) the new box/receiver is IntelliCode 1. 2) The new door openers are programmed for both IntelliCode 1& 2. 3) There are not any instructions included with this product to assist you with the new garage door remotes. Like many others, I had to google the instruction manual for the new garage door remotes so I could program them to IntelliCode 1 and make them compatible with this new receiver. Results: Before installing this new receiver, I was only able to open my garage door by standing in front of it. After installation, I can open my garage door down the road before I reach my driveway.
Date published: 2013-11-18
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