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Mighty Mule

Model R4222

Internet #100616424

Store SKU #498660

Store SO SKU #1000097263

Photo Beam Sensors for Automatic Gate Openers with Hardware (Count of 2)

$70.48 /each
  • Can be mounted to a wall or a post
  • Direct wired application to your Mighty Mule gate opener system
  • Not compatible with solar powered gate operators

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Provide your gate with added safety with the Mighty Mule Photo Beam Sensors for Mighty Mule swing and slide gate openers. Photo Beam Sensors help prevent the gate from closing when an obstruction is in the path of the sensors. These Sensors can be installed inside or outside your gate with included mounting hardware. Additional low-voltage wire (RB509) is necessary for installation. The Photo Beams are required to be connected to each other, under the driveway is preferred and one Photo Eye requires to be connected to the operator location. Please see attached instruction manual for full detail.

  • Convenient added safety for your gate system to avoid unwanted closure
  • Easy DIY (do it yourself) installation that includes 2 photo beam sensors and mounting hardware
  • Direct wired application to your Mighty Mule gate system,
  • Required low-voltage wire (RB509) not included; 100 ft., 250 ft. and 500 ft. lengths available
  • Not compatible with solar powered gate opening systems
  • Backed by a 12 month Mighty Mule warranty and technical support
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Why not compatible with solar powered systems?

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The specs say that these sensors are not compatible with solar powered systems. Is that because they will drain the battery faster than the solar array can keep up with, or is it because the solar array can over-voltage the sensors?
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Hello Denno,
Thank you for posting your question! That is correct the Photo Beam Sensor (model # R4222) are not compatible with solar powered systems. The Photo Beam Senors require a constant power source, and would continually drain your battery if used with a solar powered gate opener system. For any additional questions please contact our Technical Support Team. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team Read More
Hello Denno,
Thank you for posting your question! That is correct the Photo Beam Sensor (model # R4222) are not compatible with solar powered systems. The Photo Beam Senors require a constant power source, and would continually drain your battery if used with a solar powered gate opener system. For any additional questions please contact our Technical Support Team. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team can be reached at (800) 543 -1236.
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Rated 2.7 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Unhappy Had to get the instructions online, they were not included with the product. Does not work properly because the instructions say to not mount them in full sunlight, so what am I supposed to do? Plant a tree next to the gate and wait a few years? August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Photo Beam Sensor works This sensor was installed outdoors on a rifle range. Sperated by 80 feet, signal strenght was strong. Broken beam time delay of 2 seconds allowed for momentary siren and notification of potential issues down range. 12 volt dc system makes it applicable for power outages and portable. November 3, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by DISORGANIZED GTO This review is about the GTO R4222 photo cell. I purchased one direct from the manufacturer and another from Home Depot, which was less $$. The Home Depot unit was newer and works fine, the first was an older model and did not work. The company, Gates That Open, uses several shell companies to internet market their own products. In general the staff are polite. That having been said, the service is poor. The manuals, printed or online, are sketchy, inaccurate and conflict each other throughout. The website has trouble shooting guides but they are poorly organized and incomplete. Only direct calls to the support center gets you an answer. Calls are not returned. E-mails are not returned. My own invoice form the manufacturer (first unit) did not even have a date on it. I would shop elsewhere for products of this type next time. May 21, 2014
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