Genie Garage Door Openers



The GCL-GCX is designed for rolling counter doors that have a limited-duty cycle requirement. The GCX comes with advanced features and is available in a fire-door version that raises the bar in counter door operation.

Standard Features

  • Limited-duty 4 cycles per hour rating.
  • Multiple max run timer automatically adjusts to up and down run time.
  • Worm gear primary reduction.
  • Delay on reverse.
  • 16-character LCD display.
  • UL325-2010 approved.
  • 3-button control station.
  • 2-year/20,000-cycle warranty.
  • Programmable mid-stop.
  • Pull cord release for emergency manual operation


GCL-GCX Advantages

* Not available on fire-door version.
   Advanced timer to close is not available on the fire door version

controller board


  • Motor
    1/2 HP, AC capacitor start/run motor. Motor replaceable without changing limits.
  • Drive
    Primary reduction is worm gear. Secondary reduction is by hardened bevel gear. Powertrain incorporates oil-impregnated bushings.
  • Governor(Fire Door Version Only)
    Included on fire door operator version. Controls the descent to door in a non-powered alarm/test drop.
  • Emergency Manual Operation
    Pull cord disconnect disengages drive allowing door to be moved manually while maintaining limits.
  • Pre-wired to accept:
    • Monitored entrapment device such as photo eyes.
    • Single or 3-button control stations.
    • External interlock switches.

Accessories and Options

  • Hand Crank
    Allows for opening/closing via hand crank. Option only available on counter-door models.
  • 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 (standard on fire door version)
    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.
  • 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. Only the following devices, when purchased through Genie, are UL-approved for use to meet this requirement:
    • Safe-T-Beam® Photoeye Kit with adjustable bracket P/N 38176R.S1
    • Impact-protected Commercial Photoeye Kit P/N OPAKPE.S
    • MillerEdge ME/MT/CPT (DC or T3) 2-wire edge sensor. Must be used with TCM (OPABTCGX.S**) or Interface Module (OPAKMEIGX.S).
    • NEMA 4 Photoeyes P/N OPAKPEN4GX.S

1 — Default device when operator is ordered.
** — Not available on fire-door version.