Genie Garage Door Openers

GENIE COMMERCIAL OPERATOR MODIFICATIONS AND OPTIONS

Genie offers a full complement of modifications and options that are available to tailor a base operator to meet application requirements. For assistance with selecting the correct modification or option, please contact Genie Technical Service at 1-800-843-4084.

Click here to view a matrix showing which options and modifications are available with each model.

MODIFICATIONS

01 - DISC BRAKE, STANDARD-DUTY OPERATORS

24V DC disc brake used on standard-duty non-hoist operators. This brake will provide up to 45 inch pounds of torque at motor speed. Brake is standard on 3/4 and 1 HP models. May be ordered from factory on the operator, or as a field installed kit.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

02 - DC DISC BRAKE, STANDARD-DUTY HOIST OPERATORS

24V DC disc brake used on standard-duty hoist operators. This brake will provide up to 45 inch pounds of torque at motor speed. Brake is standard on 3/4 and 1 HP models. May be ordered from factory on the operator, or as a field installed kit.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

03 - MANUAL HOIST ON STANDARD-DUTY JACKSHAFT

Manual hoist addition to the GCL-J operator. Used on rolling doors where both manual hoist and emergency egress operation are required. Emergency egress kit must be ordered separately. For this modification the model GCL-J must have a brake.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

04 - SIDE MOUNT TROLLEY - STANDARD-DUTY

Provides for the operator to be mounted on the side of the door and coupled to a track assembly with a cross-header shaft. Includes hoist for manual operation. This option is only available on 1 HP operators. Must specify left or right hand when ordering.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

05 - SIDE-MOUNT TROLLEY KIT - HEAVY-DUTY

Kit that transforms a GCL-GH operator (must be ordered separately) into a side mount trolley. This option can be used with 1/2, 3/4 and 1 HP GCL-GH operators.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

06 - SIDE-MOUNT WITH DUAL TROLLEY KIT - STANDARD-DUTY

Provides for the operator to be mounted on the side of the door and coupled to two track assemblies with a cross-header shaft between the track assemblies and from the tracks to the operator. Includes hoist for manual operation. This option is only available on 1 HP operators. Must specify left or right hand when ordering.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

07 - SIDE-MOUNT W/ DUAL TROLLEY KIT - HEAVY-DUTY

Kit that transforms a GCL-GH operator (ordered separately) into a side mount dual trolley installation. This option can be used with 1/2, 3/4, and 1 HP GCL-GH operators. Recommended for standard lift sectional doors 20' and wider where a manual hoist is required.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

08 - DUAL TROLLEY KIT - STANDARD-DUTY

Kit provides dual trolley installations with GCL-T (ordered separately) on doors 20' wide and over. Dual trolley allows for distributed lifting of very large doors. This reduces the strain on the top section of the door. This kit works only with 3/4 and 1 HP GCL-T operators.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

09 - DUAL TROLLEY KIT - HEAVY-DUTY

Kit provides dual trolley installations with GCL-GT (ordered separately) on doors 20' wide and over. Dual trolley allows for distributed lifting of very large doors. This reduces the strain on the top section of the door. This kit works with 1/2, 3/4 and 1 HP GCL-GT operators.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

010 - CENTER MOUNT KIT - STANDARD-DUTY HOIST MODEL

This kit allows for a GCL-H operator to be center mounted and have the hoist extended to the side of the door. Center mounting is recommended on very large, over 20' wide, shaft-driven installations.

 

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

011 - CENTER MOUNT KIT - HEAVY-DUTY HOIST MODELS

This mounting kit allows for GCL-GH operators to be center mounted and have the hoist extended to the side of the door. Center mounting is recommended on 20' wide, or wider shaft driven installations.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH
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OPTIONS

012 - FRICTION CLUTCH - HEAVY-DUTY HOIST MODELS

Provides an adjustable friction clutch that can be mounted to the output shaft of GCL-GH 1/2, 3/4 and 1 HP GCL-GH operators. Clutch needs to be set just tighter than the torque needed to operator door. Provides protection against door and operator damage in over-torque situations.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

013 - EMERGENCY EGRESS - STANDARD FLUSH MOUNT

Allows for emergency manual egress by pulling wall-mounted lever. Flush, wall-mount emergency egress enclosure includes a mechanical cable to couple into operator. Door must be balanced so that it is able to open at least half way when released.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

014 - EMERGENCY EGRESS - ADA-COMPLIANT

Allows for ADA-compliant emergency manual egress by pulling wall-mounted lever. Flush wall mount emergency egress enclosure includes a mechanical cable to couple into operator. Door must be balanced so that it is able to open at least half way when released.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

015 - HAND CRANK - GCL-GCX

Provides floor level hand crank option for manual operation of the GCL-GCX counter door operator. This hand crank is not available on fire door versions of the GCL-GCX.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

016 - HAND CRANK - GCL-GH

Field installed hand crank option for GCL-GH 1/2, 3/4, and 1 HP operators.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

017 - EXTENDED LIMIT KIT - GCL-GH

Allows for extended run time on larger doors. This kit includes an additional limit idler shaft that is used to make a two-stage reduction between the limit and operator output shaft.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

018 - COMMERCIAL PHOTOEYE SYSTEM

Commercial photoeye system in heavy-gauge sheet metal protected housing. Provides multiple mounting options with maximum adjustability. Designed to accommodate 1/2" flexible or rigid conduit when required.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

019 - TIMER CLOSE MODULE

Timer to close expansion module. Provides for:

  • Timed Close - adjustable from 1 second to 5 minutes.
  • Pre-close Warning Output Contacts - adjustable from 2 to 10 seconds prior to close.
  • Auxiliary Open Input - provides additional open input that can be configured to start timer.
  • N-C Normally Closed Safety Input - Non-monitored N-C edge or photoeye input.
  • Monitored Edge Input - Provides contacts to connect 2-wire "DC" or "T3" monitored edges.
  • Plug & Play - Plugs directly into control board expansion port, and can daisy chain with additional expansion modules.
  • Set-Up - LCD display is used to adjust settings and selection of inputs to start timer.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH GCL Fire Door

020 - AUXILIARY OUTPUT MODULE

Auxiliary Output Module

  • Up Limit Output - Contacts activate when door reaches up limit. N-O and N-C contacts included. Two sets of single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) contacts.
  • Down Limit Output - Contacts activate when door reaches down limit. N-O and N-C contacts included. Two sets of single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) contacts.
  • ADA Output - Contacts configurable via LCD to activate when door is moving open, closed, or both open and closed. One set of single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) contacts.
  • Plug and Play - Plugs directly into control board expansion port, and can daisy chain with additional expansion modules.
  • Lamp Output - Contacts activate when door is set into movement and has a five-minute delay before turning off. One set of single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) contacts.
  • Set-Up - LCD display is used to adjust ADA output.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH GCL Fire Door
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ENVIRONMENTAL MODIFICATIONS

021 - TOTALLY ENCLOSED FAN-COOLED (TEFC) MOTOR

Replaces the standard open drip proof with a TEFC motor. Note that the 3 HP GCL-GH operators come standard with TEFC. This modification only changes the motor when needed per specification. TEFC models are not acceptable for damp or wet environments.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

022 - TOTALLY ENCLOSED NON-VENTILATED (TENV) MOTOR

Replaces the standard open drip proof with a TENV motor. This modification affects the motor only. TENV models are not acceptable for damp or wet environments.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

023 - 220V, 50HZ SINGLE PHASE

Modification allows the operator to be used with 220V, 1Ø, 50Hz power for international use. The standard motor is replaced by a motor rated for 50Hz use. This option is only available on 1/2, 1 and 3 HP models with brakes.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

024 - 220V, 50HZ THREE PHASE

Modification allows the operator to be used with 220V, 3Ø, 50Hz power for international use. The standard motor is replaced by a motor rated for 50Hz use. This option is only available on 1/2, 1 and 3 HP models with brakes.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

025 - 380-415V, 50HZ THREE PHASE

Modification allows the operator to be used with 380-415, 3Ø, 50Hz power for international use. The standard motor is replaced by a motor rated for 50Hz use. This option is only available on 1/2, 1, and 3 HP models with brakes.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

026 - NEMA 4/12 WATERTIGHT/OIL-TIGHT

Modification allows the operator to be used in damp environments. Provides protection against water spray. The unit is provided with a NEMA 4 Open/Close/Stop push-button standard. This option is only available on 1/2, and 1 HP models with brakes. Available with 50Hz models.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

027 - NEMA 4X CORROSION-RESISTANT

Modification allows the operator to be used in damp corrosive environments. The unit is provided with a NEMA 4x Open/Close/Stop push-button standard. This option is only available on 1/2, 3/4 and 1 HP Standard-Duty models with brakes, and 1/2, 1, and 3 HP Heavy-Duty models.

Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH

028 - NEMA 7/9 HAZARDOUS AREA WALL-MOUNT

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Works with models GCL-GCX GCL-MT GCL-T GCL-GT GCL-MJ GCL-J GCL-MH GCL-H GCL-GH