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What are the main differences between the different residential openers?
Liftmaster Chain Drive Wi-Fi Battery Backup Garage Door Opener 8160WB
This model is a basic contractor model that is durable and powerful driven with a chain, like a bicycle chain. Has a DC motor. Trusted reliability with battery backup and soft start/stop for smooth operation.Comes with a simple wall button, a 3-button remote control, and integrated battery backup. Does require maintenance and lubrication. Comes with the MyQ Technology that enables secure monitoring and control of your garage door opener with a smartphone, tablet or laptop. Negative side is that it is not as quiet as the belt drive opener. You can only put one light bulb in this unit.
Liftmaster DC Battery Backup Belt Drive WI-FI Garage Door Opener 8550W
This model is our best-selling model. It comes with built in Wi-Fi for easy access to connect to your garage and know your home is secure. Has a DC motor. Battery backup ensures garage access even when the power’s out. With reliability, the belt drive system is quiet and maintenance free that does not need regular lubrication. Comes with a deluxe smart wall multi-function control panel and a 3-button remote control that sends out a new code with every click. Get real-time alerts with the mobile App and open your door using your mobile devices. You can put two light bulbs for more light in this unit.
Liftmaster DC Battery Backup Belt Drive LED WI-FI Opener WLED
This model has corner to corner lighting with 3,100 lumens of daylight-like lighting and no light bulbs to change! Motion detector lights the way automatically so you don’t need to look for the light switch or wall button. Has quiet operation with the belt drive system and is automatic garage door lock capable.
Liftmaster DC Battery Backup Wall Mount WI-FI Opener 8500W
This model optimizes space with it’s space-saving design that allows open ceiling space. Includes the automatic garage door lock that makes the garage door virtually impenetrable, MyQ mobile app for real time alerts, and heavy-lifting power up to 850 lbs.
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Garage door won’t open?
Common reasons why your door will not open are mechanical issues or your motor isn’t working.