Model # 1042V004

Internet #204154626

Direct Drive 3/4 HP Garage Door Opener

Direct Drive

3/4 HP Garage Door Opener

  • Direct Drive is one of the quietest openers on the market
  • 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lift with low maintenance
  • Highly rated for performance and design (see reviews)
$ 261 84
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Product Overview

  • Direct Drive is one of the quietest openers on the market
  • 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lift with low maintenance
  • Highly rated for performance and design (see reviews)
The Direct Drive garage door opener is made in Germany and is the only opener of its kind offering Europe's leading innovative technology. Unlike other garage door openers that use a noisy chain, belt or screw the Direct Drive has only one moving part. The motor sprocket glides silently along a fixed chain, embedded in a sturdy steel rail, making it the quietest garage door opener available. The spring-loaded chain will never sag down and the advanced internal obstacle detection system and the safety beam sensors constantly monitor every door movement ensuring the highest level of safety. The Direct Drive 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lifting force while requiring no maintenance, making the Direct Drive extremely powerful, reliable and long lasting.
  • Lifetime warranty on the entire unit and 2-year warranty on all accessories and tested up to 100,000 cycles by independent test institute
  • Direct Drive 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lifting force, strong and durable like a chain drive
  • Ideal for garages with adjacent living spaces, it is considered the quietest opener on the market
  • Rail length good for most garage door applications up to 8 ft. tall, no additional extension kit required
  • Only 1.5 in. of clearance needed for installation
  • Easy to assemble and install, quick rail assembly kit
  • No maintenance or lubrication required
  • Soft start and stop function alleviates stress on the opener and garage door
  • Safety beam sensors and obstacle detection system ensure the highest level of safety
  • Rolling code equipped for additional protection against home invasion
  • Home link compatible - vehicle remote control system
  • Includes two 2-button remote controls
  • Includes wired multi-function wall station
  • Accommodates 2 to 60-Watt light bulbs
  • Read more on how to find the right type of garage door opener to ensure home safety and security
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • Direct Drive is one of the quietest openers on the market
  • 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lift with low maintenance
  • Highly rated for performance and design (see reviews)
Model #: 1042V004
Internet #: 204154626

The Direct Drive garage door opener is made in Germany and is the only opener of its kind offering Europe's leading innovative technology. Unlike other garage door openers that use a noisy chain, belt or screw the Direct Drive has only one moving part. The motor sprocket glides silently along a fixed chain, embedded in a sturdy steel rail, making it the quietest garage door opener available. The spring-loaded chain will never sag down and the advanced internal obstacle detection system and the safety beam sensors constantly monitor every door movement ensuring the highest level of safety. The Direct Drive 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lifting force while requiring no maintenance, making the Direct Drive extremely powerful, reliable and long lasting.

  • Lifetime warranty on the entire unit and 2-year warranty on all accessories and tested up to 100,000 cycles by independent test institute
  • Direct Drive 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lifting force, strong and durable like a chain drive
  • Ideal for garages with adjacent living spaces, it is considered the quietest opener on the market
  • Rail length good for most garage door applications up to 8 ft. tall, no additional extension kit required
  • Only 1.5 in. of clearance needed for installation
  • Easy to assemble and install, quick rail assembly kit
  • No maintenance or lubrication required
  • Soft start and stop function alleviates stress on the opener and garage door
  • Safety beam sensors and obstacle detection system ensure the highest level of safety
  • Rolling code equipped for additional protection against home invasion
  • Home link compatible - vehicle remote control system
  • Includes two 2-button remote controls
  • Includes wired multi-function wall station
  • Accommodates 2 to 60-Watt light bulbs
  • Read more on how to find the right type of garage door opener to ensure home safety and security
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Brand Chamberlain Direct Drive Direct Drive
Ratings (1207) (769) (28)
Garage Door Opener Horsepower (hp) 3/4 hp 3/4 hp 3/4 hp
Included Remote Control Remote Control Remote Control
Features Homelink Compatible,Illuminated Wall Control,Lights,Manual Release Handle,Rolling code technology,Safety sensor,Smart Device Enabled,Smartphone Enabled
Opener Type Belt Drive Direct Drive Direct Drive
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
138
Product Height (in.)
5
Product Width (in.)
9.5
Rail Length (ft.)
138

Details

Bulb Type
CFL
Doors Operated by Remote
2
Features
Illuminated Wall Control,Lights,Manual Release Handle,Safety sensor
Garage Door Opener Horsepower (hp)
3/4 hp
Included
Remote Control
Opener Type
Direct Drive
Product Type
Without Battery Backup
Product Weight (lb.)
40lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime warranty on Unit, 2 Year warranty on accessory items.

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
138
Product Height (in.)
5
Product Width (in.)
9.5
Rail Length (ft.)
138

Details

Bulb Type
CFL
Doors Operated by Remote
2
Features
Illuminated Wall Control,Lights,Manual Release Handle,Safety sensor
Garage Door Opener Horsepower (hp)
3/4 hp
Included
Remote Control
Opener Type
Direct Drive
Product Type
Without Battery Backup
Product Weight (lb.)
40lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime warranty on Unit, 2 Year warranty on accessory items.

Questions & Answers

How easy is it to open your garage door manually if the power goes out?

How easy is it to open your garage door manually if the power goes out?
Asked by: Vee
It is very easy! All door openers are designed to be manually opened in case of power failure. Just pull a cord down to disconnect the drive mechanism and pull the door up or down manually.
Answered by: Bill
Date published: 2018-12-18

Can you tell me how many rails inside the package

I see other website sell the professional garage door using only 2 longer rails with 3 shorter rail hold those 2 longer rail together. how this rail compare to the rail inside the homedepot package.
Asked by: Long
There are 2 rails, joined by a wider union/rail.
Answered by: Xenos
Date published: 2018-03-01

Why would I want the remote transmitter when the unit includes 2 wireless remotes?

Asked by: Dianne
The remote transmitter is only for your convenience. It is typically mounted outside the garage door so if you are outside in the yard and want to access the garage, you simply walk over to the garage door remote transmitter and put your code into the remote transmitter and it will open the garage door.
Answered by: Bill
Date published: 2018-01-20

will this unit raise a 12 ft. wide 8 ft. high 4 section wood door?

will this unit raise a 12 ft. wide 8 ft. high 4 section wood door?
Asked by: Carl
I don't know what weight it will lift. I built a dumb waiter in my new house and used this to power it. The unit is very quiet and smooth. It lifts the platform easily without making noise or spilling drinks. Couldn't be happier.
Answered by: Yjob
Date published: 2018-12-27
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Customer Reviews

3/4 HP Garage Door Opener is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 769.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I installed two of these as replacements. The installation was easy, the opener opens and closes... I installed two of these as replacements. The installation was easy, the opener opens and closes very quietly and has a very unique manner in how it was engineered. BUT the transmitter/ receivers are horrible. The key pad works 50% of the time and only entering the code multiple times, I have 4 vehicles with home link (all worked great before) and it refuses to link up with our '10 Toyota Highlander. On our last opener I could open the door from the street, with this one we have to be up close to the doors. Also used to be able to open it the doors from under the leanto on the side of the garage no more. Also the two included transmitters the buttons are so small and you have to push the buttons really hard. So if it wasn't for the transmitter/ receivers I would give this 5 stars, but for every time we want to open it it is a hassle, my recommendation would be to pass on this one.
Date published: 2018-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, quality design and manufacturing I am not a person who is easily impressed and I expect a lot out of the merchandise I purchase. I am extremely happy with this purchase. The design and craftsmanship of this garage door opener is exceptional. The quality of the material was top notch and the instructions were flawless. The You Tube video was an informative summary of the installation steps and gave a good feel for what was involved. Even the packaging of the product was well thought out and wasted no space and provided good protection during shipping. The one con I have is the size of the buttons on the remote openers. They are very small and you have to look to push them. I would have liked them to be larger so that you could just reach over and touch the button without looking. I also would have liked the multi-function wall station to be wireless instead of wired. But neither of these cons are significant and I have no hesitations in recommending this opener.
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Garage Door Opener I Have Ever Owned Being a homeowner for 40 years, I have purchased and installed several garage door openers. I must say, the Direct Drive from Germany is the absolute finest, quietest and simplistic I have ever purchased. The only noise you hear is in the garage door itself as it opens or closes. The opener is basically silent. Hats off to the previous reviewers who played a large part in my purchase. They were spot on in their descriptions of quietness and simple operations. And how often to you find a company that believes in their product enough to offer a lifetime warranty? The only flaw is in the Homelink connection. I still do not have it working on two Audi 2014 vehicles and I have connected several for myself and several for my friends. After researching the issue, I believe I will have to get the Audi Homelink software updated to version 6 at the dealership before it will connect. But even without this, the remote is so small that it is definitely not a deal breaker. Overall, a superb product.
Date published: 2016-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I believe that this is an excellent opener, and would purchase another one if I needed another unit. I believe that this is an excellent opener. The installation wasn't as fast as I thought it would be, but due mostly to brackets from previous opener not aligning with requirements for the Sommer unit. If you already have such things as brackets and ground sensors in place, then installation should be a brease. It has a special feature of turning on the light only which works in the same manner it would if you had operated to opener, leaving the very efficient light on for over a minute, then automatically turning off. This is a little slower operator than some I've seen, but extremely quiet. The only thing you'll hear is the clinking of the hardware on the door itself as if you were opening it manually. Bad points: I had a little trouble with the 'quick' instructions, and the unit would not 'find' codes from my Genie or Chamberlain remotes. I also thought it was pricy, but then the cheap units cost over $160.00 these days, and you're looking at that price or close thereto for a good unit.
Date published: 2011-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like the way this garage door opener works. Very quiet. Only had this installed for a couple of weeks and like how it is working. Bought it to replace my old garage door opener that failed when the main nylon drive gear lost its teeth. Decided to pay a little more for a Somer because it has a lifetime warrenty and since I'm now over 70 I didn't want to have to replace another opener in ten or so years. Cannot hear any noise from the motor. It is unique in how it operates. The motor attaches directly to the arm that moves the garage door and the motor moves back and forth along a fixed chain. The only noise is from the garage door itself as it opens and closes. I also obtained the wireless keypad and love being able to open and close the garage from the outside by only punching in a code. Was able to installed it by myself but it took longer than I anticipated. But then again what project that I do doesn't.
Date published: 2012-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and easy to install Purchased April 22 online. Arrived about a week later at my house. i inventoried the parts upon arrival. According to the installation manual I was missing a bolt. I called customer service but they were busy. I left a message and they called back within an hour. Turns out there are two installation methods and they stuck an insert in the packaging to address this. I missed this and there were no missing parts afterall. The installation was straightforward but involved many steps. The most challenging was installing the angle iron bracing. I thought the photo sensors were going to be the issue but a laser level took care of that pretty quick. I installed the opener by myself with the help of an A-frame ladder. Best advice is to watch the installation video several times. It gives all the info one needs. This opener is so much better than the 20 year old chain drive it replaced. It is quieter, the photo sensors don't act up, and takes up much less room.
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It’s been one year I cannot program my remote control which sometimes work sometimes it doesn’t. ... It’s been one year I cannot program my remote control which sometimes work sometimes it doesn’t. I have to press and hold the wall control to make the garage door go down. I don’t know if It can be returned but I have to take it down it’s so much work and hassle.
Date published: 2018-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Installed promptly and working flawlessly...... Installed promptly and working flawlessly...
Date published: 2018-12-11
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