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Customer Reviews for Genie Safe-T-Beam- Garage Door Safety Sensors - Replacement Kit for All Genie Garage Door Openers

Internet #202808538

Model #GSTB-R

Store SKU #419567

  • Replacement kit for all Genie garage door openers
  • Keep your family safe with Genie garage door safety sensors
  • Required by federal law on all garage door openers in the USA

Customer Reviews

  • 4.9
    out of 467 reviews
  • 97% recommend this product
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Perfect replacement for the older style sensors. New mounts used same holes as old style so repla...
Perfect replacement for the older style sensors. New mounts used same holes as old style so replacement was a breeze. Now, someone please tell me why these fail?
by Jdjunkie
This product has been installed and is working fine. I like how it is easier to see the red and ...
This product has been installed and is working fine. I like how it is easier to see the red and green lights on the sending and receiving units. I would have given the sensors a 5-star rating if the Sensors detached from the mounting frame as the printed instructions indicated and if the holes for the mounting screws had lined up better with those in the earlier model I was replacing.
by John
1 person found this helpful
hard winter replacement
Easy enough to break, built to be near the floor, hard to locate to a safe place for the switch. The new style is much improved over the older type which slides off the bracket.
by bthomas42
2 people found this helpful
Easy fix if you are handy
After 15 years of trouble-free service, my 1997 Safe-T-Beam sensor intermittently prevented the door from closing. The red LED on the STB transmitter module would blink 4 times, pause, and repeat, indicating the transmitter was not sending pulses to the receiver module across the garage. You can override the STB system by pushing and holding the wall control button until the door is completely closed, but it is much more satisfying (and much safer) to fix the problem. You can certainly replace the sensors using this kit. Or, armed with a Phillips screwdriver and a soldering iron, you can easily fix the transmitter instead of sending it to the landfill (I mean recycle it, of course!). In my case, the problem was the solder holding the IR LED (infrared light emitting diode) pins to the circuit board inside the transmitter module had cracked, probably from 15 years of thermal stress. Follow these steps to fix this problem. 1)Remove 2 screws to open the transmitter module. 2)Remove the screw holding the circuit board in place. 3)Remove the circuit board and locate the IR LED, which is the clear plastic bulb pointed at the lens. 4)Flip the board over and locate the IR LED mounting pins. The cracked solder is easily visible with a magnifying glass. 5)Re-solder the pins to the circuit board. 6)Reassemble the module and enjoy 15 more years of service!
by SoCalHal
48 people found this helpful
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Installed the photo eyes, and the garage door worked perfectly....
Installed the photo eyes, and the garage door worked perfectly.
by JOHN
Worked perfectly, simple install....
Worked perfectly, simple install.
by SCOTT
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by HomeDepotCustomer
Had to keep holding garage door button to override sensors . Put new ones in and it fixed it like...
Had to keep holding garage door button to override sensors . Put new ones in and it fixed it like new
by Jack
Successfully Replaced Safe-T-Beam Sensors on 10 Year Old Opener
This Genie Safe-T-Beam replacement kit replaced the original sensons for an opener installed over 10 years ago. Installation was simple. Disconnect wires from old sensors and remove sensors and brackets from wall. Install new sensors in the same locations. Reconnect wires. Problem solved. The old Genie opener immediately work as expected.
by Stinky
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