DIY, how to build your own cantilever sliding gate (7) Install the gate opener

There is a wide selection of gate opener products available online or at local shop, The price would range from several hundred dollars to more than a grand. It is really hard to tell the difference by the appearance. After intensive research on reviews, I decided to purchase the ALEKO AR1450 sliding gate opener with gear rack… continue on yu.xueming.org

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AR1450, courtesy of ALEKO product.
AR1450, courtesy of ALEKO product.

10 thoughts on “DIY, how to build your own cantilever sliding gate (7) Install the gate opener

  1. Can you provide the diameter and RPM of the openers drive gear? Can the gear be easily removed and swapped out for a chain sprocket? If you can determine, what is the output shaft diameter? I want to use the same gate opener to open a roof for an astronomical observatory.

  2. Could you add more detail on the wiring onto the control board and where the black and red wire connects to

    1. I didn’t touch that part as they came pre-wired out of the box. If you woud like to know what they are, please refer to the image I just uploaded towards the bottom of the the post.

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