Genie Garage Door Openers



The GCL fire door operator is designed for rolling fire doors that have a 30-cycle/hour or less duty requirement. Advanced features and robust mechanical design combine to provide the next evolution in fire door operators.

Standard Features

  • Fire door operator module to control door release.
  • EZ Limit® electro-mechanical limits.
  • MultiVolt® voltage simplification.
  • Governor controlled door descent.
  • Maximum run timer automatically adjusts to up and down run time.
  • TensiBelt™ primary reduction.
  • Delay on reverse.
  • 16-character LCD display.
  • UL Listed and FM Approved
  • Advanced radio receiver displays and stores activation by transmitter ID number on the LCD screen.
  • 3-button control station.
  • 2-year/20,000-cycle warranty.
  • Emergency hoist for manual operation; available in right or left hand.



controller board


  • Motor
    AC open drip-proof motor. Motor replaceable without changing limits. Thermally protected.
  • Drive
    Primary — TensiBelt™ auto tensioning poly-V J-belt.
    Secondary — chain and sprocket reduction.
  • Brake
    24V DC disc brake standard.
  • Friction Clutch
    Adjustable clutch to help protect against door and operator damage.
  • Precision Radial Ball Bearings
    Included in critical areas throughout the powertrain.
  • Emergency Hoist Manual Operation
    Electrically interlocked manual hoist with floor level disconnect.
  • Pre-wired to accept:
    • Monitored entrapment device such as sensing-edge.
    • Single or 3-button control stations.
    • External interlock switches.

Accessories & Options

  • Timer to Close Module*
    Timed close set via the LCD display from 2 seconds up to 5 minutes. Includes pre-close warning contacts, timer hold input, auxiliary open input, normally closed safety input, and monitored edge input.
  • Auxiliary Output Module*
    Provides relay contacts at the open, close, and mid-stop limits. Contacts for 5-minute lamp, and "ADA" contacts set via LCD display to warn during opening, closing or both.
  • Intellicode® Transmitters
    Available in single up to four button, or open/close/stop models.
  • UL325-2010 Approved Reversing Devices
    The installation of a monitored external entrapment device is required for momentary contact close operation on all commercial door operators. The following devices, when purchased through Genie, are UL Approved for use to meet this requirement:
    • MillerEdge ME/MT/CPT (DC or T3) 2-wire edge sensor. Must be used with TCM (OPABTCGX.S) or Interface Module (OPAKMEIGX.S).
  • Notification Devices
    Light, horn and horn/strobe for audible and visual signaling of alarm condition. One horn/strobe device included with the GCL Fire Door Operator.
  • Detection Devices
    Heat detectors and heat/smoke detectors available for detecting alarm conditions due to heat or smoke.

*Only one auxiliary module can be added to the GCL Fire Door Operator