Genie Garage Door Openers



The GCL-GH is designed for high or full-lift sectional and rolling doors that have up to 60-cycle/hour duty requirement. Advanced features and robust mechanical design combine to provide a heavy-duty operator that sets a new standard for productivity.

Standard Features

  • EZ Limit® electro-mechanical limits.
  • MultiVolt® voltage simplification.
  • Max run timer automatically adjusts to up and down run time.
  • Heavy-duty worm gearbox for primary reduction.
  • Delay on reverse.
  • 16-character LCD display.
  • UL325-2010 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.
  • Programmable mid-stop.
  • Emergency hoist for manual operation. Easily changed in field from left to right hand.
  • DC disc brake with progressive braking.


GCL-GH Advantages

controller board


  • Motor
    AC continuous-duty motor. Motor replaceable without changing limits. Thermally protected.
  • Drive
    • Primary - Heavy-duty worm gear running in oil bath. All-weather synthetic lube for low/high temperature operation.
    • Secondary - Heavy-duty chain and sprocket reduction
  • Brake
    24V DC disc brake standard
  • Precision Radial Ball/Roller Bearings
    Used exclusively throughout the operator powertrain.
  • Emergency Hoist Manual Operation
    Electrically interlocked manual hoist with floor level disconnect.
  • Pre-wired to accept:
    • Monitored entrapment device such as photo eyes.
    • Single or 3-button control stations.
    • External interlock switches.

Accessories and 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.
  • Environmental Modifications
    Totally enclosed non-ventilated, or fan-cooled motors available - Must be ordered from the factory. NEMA 4 or NEMA 4X environmental modifications - Must be ordered from the factory.
  • 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 OPAKPE2.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
    • Light Curtain 3 ft. length P/N OPAKMLC3.S, or 6 ft. length P/N OPAKMLC6.S

1 — Default device when operator is ordered.