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Light Duty Single Swing Automatic Gate Opener
  • Mighty Mule
  • Model MM260
  • Internet #207098878
  • Store SO SKU #1002062058

Light Duty Single Swing Automatic Gate Opener

$279.00 /each
Discontinued Model:

Model # FM200

Internet #100627633

Store SO SKU #1000097271

Mighty Mule Light Duty Single Swing Automatic Gate Opener
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Discontinued Mighty Mule

Light Duty Single Swing Automatic Gate Opener

  • Designed for the "Do-it-Yourself" Installer
  • 12-Volt automotive or marine type battery required
  • Ideal for single swing gates up to 12 ft. or 300 lbs.

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Product Overview

Mighty Mule is America's #1 DIY (do-it-yourself) gate opener since 1987. The FM200 is Mighty Mule's best value automatic gate opener that can be utilized for many applications. The FM200 allows you to activate your gate system by remote, keypad or indoor base station; Single Button Remote (FM135) included. The Mighty Mule FM200 is designed for single swing gates up to 12 ft. or weighing up to 300 lbs.

  • Includes: single button access remote (FM135), AC transformer (RB570), control box, all required hardware and a detailed installation manual with an interactive DVD
  • Ideal for single swing gates weighing up to a maximum of 300 lbs. or maximum of 12 ft. long
  • Perfect for all gate types including chain link, tube, panel, vinyl and wood
  • 12-Volt automotive or marine type battery required
  • 30% Residential energy efficient property tax credit available, residential home owners can use this credit on a new operator system, accessories and installation with the purchase of a Mighty Mule solar panel; 5-Watt (FM121) or 10-Watt (FM123)
  • Mighty Mule offers strong elegant steel drive away gates on HomeDepot.com that can be shipped directly to your home
  • Backed by a 12-month Mighty Mule warranty and technical support


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Customer Questions & Answers

use two for dual swing?

I have two lightweight gates and I don't want to have to dig a trench under the driveway to connect the wire that seems to be required for installation of a single dual swing opener with two arms. I am wondering if I can use two of these, setting each to match the code on a single remote?
Asked by: gt
Hello gt, This is possible, but please keep in mind that the gate openers would still work as independent systems and may not open and close exactly at the same time.You would also need to purchase two 12-Volt automotive or marine type battery, one for each FM200. Proper installation for a dual gate setup would be using our dual gate openers (models FM402,FM502). Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-01-20

Does the gate opener hold the gate close if someone is manually trying to push it open?

I'm wondering if my dog will be able to force the gate open if it is shut using the gate opener and he tries to get out of the yard in the opening between the gate and the house.
Asked by: taz
Hello Taz, The gate opener will only open if it is activated by a remote or keypad. Pulling on the gate will not activate the gate opener. Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-04-01

My yard guy broke the housing where it mounts to the gate post. The actual ABS case of the unit. Do you have replacement cases available?

I hate to buy a whole new opener when only the housing is broken. Let me know, please.
Asked by: ss
Hello SS, To correctly answer your question on a replacement case for the Mighty Mule Light Duty FM200, we need to get a little more information from to determine the exact part you need. Please contact our Mighty Mule Technical support team to determine the replacement part you are needing. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team is available toll free at (800) 543-1236 Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm EST. Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2015-12-02

Gate want to close instead of opening?

Asked by: Bobby
Hello Bobby, You may be experiencing a low or dying battery, Please contact our Technical Support Team to have your issue resolved. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team is available toll free at (800) 543-1236 Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm EST. Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-06-29

Will this push the gate open away from you to open or only pull the gate inward to open?

Asked by: Dave
Hello Dave, All of our Mighty Mule Gate openers will open inward towards your property. If you need the gate to open towards the road add a push to open bracket (model number FM148). The push to open bracket is only compatible with the FM350, FM402, FM500, FM502 series of gate openers, it is not compatible with the FM200, Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-06-16

can yget a "key pad" to allow for a coded entry?

Asked by: ron
Ron, Yes, you can add a Mighty Mule keypad to your gate opening system. We offer our Mighty Mule (model # MMKPD) wireless keypad in select stores or you can purchase the (model # FM137-PED) keypad mounting post combo kit online at Home Depot.com. Thank you!
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-01-26

Does the control box allow you to hook up the wire for the free exit device?

Asked by: cecelskij
Hello cecelskij, Thank you for taking the time to post your question. Yes, the control board on the FM200 light duty swing gate opener does allow for an exit device as well as other Mighty Mule Gate Opener accessories. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our Technical Support Team. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team can be reached at (800) 543 -1236. Thank you!
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2015-09-20

Will this keep my dogs locked in or will they be able to push it and get out?

Asked by: Karon
Karon, If your concerned your dog may want to get out of the yard after your Mighty Mule Gate Opener is installed, we recommend you add a Mighty Mule Automatic Gate Lock. The Mighty Mule Automatic Gate lock is ideal for single and dual swing gate openers. Unlocks and locks automatically as the gate is activated to open and close to provide added security for Mighty Mule automatic gate openers. Recommended for gate leafs over 8 ft. long, high wind areas or additional reinforcement against unwanted intrusion to your property.Installation of the gate lock provides secure protection to withstand up to 2500 lbs. of force, providing stability and security. Thank you,
Answered by: GTOSupport
Date published: 2016-08-16
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Customer Reviews

Light Duty Single Swing Automatic Gate Opener is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Purchased this gate opener in April 2014 for a 150 lbs 12foot single gate. Picked up the first on... Purchased this gate opener in April 2014 for a 150 lbs 12foot single gate. Picked up the first one from the store and installed it, closed the gate and the piston would never retract. Returned to the store and exchanged it. The second one worked as it should but it was difficult to set the limit switch. On 12/18/16 we had 30 mph North wind and when I opened the gate the plastic housing, which is one piece molded plastic that is also the post hinge broke....from the wind...30 months of gate opening for $300. In the last year the gate opener has been making loud squeaking noise when it's operating and it cannot be lubricated. Slow to open and close the gate, poor remote range.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Horrible Software Spend the money on a better model. I installed this opener on a 10ft light chain link gate. The opener handles the gate no problem and was easy to install. However, that is all I can say good about this gate. Setting the gate closing position was nearly impossible. It constantly wanted to over close, even to the extent that it scarred the casing after opening the gate nearly 150 degrees. Solved that problem with a gate stop on the gate. Even after fixing that issue, I have had to reprogram the gate opening position three times. The gate has attempted to close even more several times instead of opening. It has been constant frustration for several weeks now!
Date published: 2014-11-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Needs a redesign Suffers from design deficiencies. The closing time and obstruction sensitivities are set by best guess, and it took several attempts to set these items to my needs. Further, the motor is very slow and our 12 foot gate takes about 15 seconds to fully open. I've learned to open the gate before I even start the car but the slowness is annoying. Also, there's no release to allow the gate opening when I simply want to walk out my driveway. That act requires using our spare transmitter and partially opening the gate just to retrieve the mail. The price seems fair but given the design problems it's certainly worth no more than that.
Date published: 2014-06-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from junk this was junk and had to return the product, i would not buy again
Date published: 2016-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mighty Mule Gate Opener this is my 3rd gate opener. Easy to install and works great
Date published: 2016-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Be prepared for some trial and error The price is right and the gate opener works as it should, so I'm not complaining. The problem I ran into is that every gate is different, and if you're retrofitting a gate that was built without thought for a gate opener, you may have a tough time getting the geometry to work out so the gate opens and closes all the way. Your goal is to get a 10 foot wide gate to open fully with a power arm that opens only about 14 inches. So it makes a big difference where you attach the shaft to the gate, and where you attach the opener to the gate post; I spent hours tinkering with the attachments at both ends. Once you get that figured out, the installation goes pretty quickly. The one-button controls, the wireless dial pad, and the solar charger all work as expected. If I had to start over, I would start with a one of the more expensive units because the 200 takes about 30 seconds to open fully. 
Date published: 2014-02-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good gate opener I got about eight years of trouble free use from this opener before the threads in the shaft gave out. They are made of plastic and will eventually wear out, but otherwise it's a great product and for today's tools and appliances, eight years isn't a bad run. Do yourself a favor, utilize the larger amperage batteries, gate will open faster and smoother with fewer overall issues. Installation may require the utilization of some washers as shims, but otherwise it's pretty simple and straightforward. Programming the gate is easy, and adding additional remotes even easier as they use the DIP switch setup.
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was very pleased with the quality of the product and the flexibility of the hardware.  the installation instructions were clear.  I was a little concerned as I was mounting the fixed arm on a 2-1/2 inch chain link fence post, but it works fine because my gate is small.  My only puzzlement is that there is no hole or notch in the control box for the wires to/from the battery/charger, and if you wanted the gate lock, there would be  no place for those wires also.  My dremel tool fixed that in short order.  I was also puzzled at first about the transformer cube, thought it was a battery charger, but that was my mistake which I realized after reading the output info.  the output being 18 volts AC.  so, the converter to DC must be in the control box!!!  
Date published: 2013-04-18
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