B&D Easylifter Specifications

Product Code
Sectional/Tilt Door Opener
Chain with one-piece trolley on steel C Rail
Length of Travel
Travel Rate
127mm per second Lamp On when door starts, off 21/2 minutes after stop
Door Linkage
Adjustable door arm. Pull cord trolley release
B&D’s Easylifter® sectional door opener is one of B&D's
openers designed for the retail market. This product is
only available in retail outlets specifically designed for DIY
orientated consumers.
Push button and stop.
Push button and automatic reversal in down direction.
Push button and automatic
stop in up direction
Electronic Independent up and down
force adjustment screws
Motor overload protector and
low voltage push button wiring
Limit Device Circuit actuated by limit nut
Limit Adjustment
Screwdriver adjustment on
side panel
Start Circuit
Low voltage push button circuit
4 Piece C Rail Version
4 piece 2.3m C Rail/Chain kit
Length (overall)
Headroom Required
Hanging Weight
Operating Frequency
Transmitter Storage Capacity
Motor Specifications
Horsepower 43hp
Storage Capacity
Rated Pull Force
Optional Accessories & Auxillary Inputs
Stand-by Power Rating @ 230V
5.5W Motor
Wireless Entry Keypad
8 transmitters + 1 dip switch + 1 keypad
Additional Remote Control transmitters
Safety Infra-Red Beam
Permanent split capacitor
Wall Mounted Transmitter Button
Speed 1500 rpm
230-240 Volts AC-50Hz only
Warranty (Years) Current
2.0 amperes
1 year manufacturer’s warranty (parts only); or
16:1 worm gear reduction
2 years manufacturer’s warranty if installed by a B&D
approved installer
Drive Mechanism
Product Code
Sectional/Tilt Door Opener
• Strong and reliable AC motor.
• In-built automatic safety reverse system, stops then
reverses when the door comes in contact with an
• Courtesy light, on for 21/2 minutes.
• Manual disengagement cord - pull to disengage the
opener to manually open the door.
• Automatic reset after a power failure.
• Illuminated wired wall button.
• Dual speed sprockets - speed adjustment for sectional
or tilt up (smaller sprocket for tilt doors).
• 433 MHz radio frequency for better reception and
less interference.
• Easy limits set up with cams.
Method of operation:
Activate the operator by either the door control button,
outside key switch or keyless entry system, the remote
control transmitter or manually open the door, by pulling
the release handle down and back toward the operator.
Door type:
Standard residential sectional, overhead and tilting garage
Trouble shooting
& maintenance:
Care of Your Opener
When properly installed, opener will provide high
performance with a minimum of maintenance. The
opener does not require additional lubrication.
Limit and Force Adjustments: These adjustments must
be checked and properly set when opener is installed.
Only a screwdriver is required to adjust the limits.
Weather conditions may cause some minor changes
in the door operation, requiring some re-adjustments,
particularly during the first year of operation. Follow the
user manual instructions carefully and repeat the safety
reverse test after any adjustment.
Maintenance of Your Opener
Once a Month
• Manually operate door. If it is unbalanced or binding,
call for professional garage door service.
• Check to be sure door opens & closes fully. Adjust
limits and/or force if necessary.
• Repeat the safety reverse test. Make any necessary
Twice a Year
• Check chain tension. Disconnect trolley first. Adjust if
Once a Year
• Oil door rollers, bearings and hinges. The opener does
not require additional lubrication. Do not grease the
door tracks.
RP 07/06
Product Code
Sectional/Tilt Door Opener
Trouble shooting guide:
1. Opener doesn't operate from either door control or
5. Door reverses for no apparent reason and opener
light doesn't blink:
• Is something obstructing the door? Pull manual
release handle. Operate door manually. If it is
unbalanced or binding, call for professional garage
door service.
• Does the opener have electric power? Plug lamp into
outlet. If it doesn't light, check the fuse box or the
circuit breaker. (Some outlets are controlled by a wall
• Clear any ice or snow from garage floor area where
garage door closes.
• Have you disengaged all door locks? Review
installation instruction warnings in your opener
instruction manual.
• Review Force Settings. Open and close the door in
learn mode for several (3-5) consecutive cycles to
allow the operator to adjust to inconsistent doors.
• Is there a build-up of ice or snow under door?
The door may be frozen to ground. Remove any
• If door reverses in FULLY CLOSED position, relearn travel limits. Repeat safety reverse test after
adjustment is complete. The need for occasional
adjustment of the force and limit settings is normal.
Weather conditions in particular can affect door
• The garage door spring may be broken. Have it
• Repeated operation may have tripped the overload
protector in the motor. Wait 15 minutes. Try again.
2. Opener operates from remote but not from door
• Is door control button lit? If not, remove the bell wire
from the opener terminals. Short the red and white
terminals by touching both terminals at the same
time with a piece of wire. If the opener runs, check
for a faulty wire connection at the door control, a
short under the staples, or a broken wire.
• Are wiring connections correct?
3. Door operates from door control but not from
• Check battery. Replace battery if necessary.
• Is the light at the wall control flashing? Press button
with key-symbol to unlock the opener against remote
• Is the receiver LED flashing at the back-side of the
opener when the transmitter is pressed? The opener
receiver must re-learn the remote control code.
• If you purchased a new remote control then check
on carton of remote control for compatibility or call
the Service Hotline.
6. Door reverses for no apparent reason and opener
light blinks for 5 seconds after reversing:
• Check the Safety Infra-red Reversing Sensor (if you
have installed this accessory). If the light is blinking,
correct alignment.
Note: Continuously holding down the door control button
will allow the door to close if the protector system is not
properly aligned. The transmitter will not close the door.
The opener lights will blink.
7. Opener noise is disturbing in living quarters of
• If operational noise is a problem because of proximity
of the opener to the living quarters, Vibration Isolator
Kit (included with the operator) can be installed. This
kit is designed to reduce the "sounding board effect"
and is easy to install.
8. The garage door opens and closes by itself:
• Delete all remote controls and reprogram.
• Make sure remote push button is not stuck "on".
• Disconnect all push buttons or key switches attached
and wait one day.
4. Remote has short range:
9. Door stops but doesn't close completely:
• Is battery installed? If needed, change the battery.
• Review Limit Adjustment section. Repeat safety
reverse test after any adjustment of door arm length,
close force or down limit.
• Change the location of the remote control on the car.
• A metal garage door, foil-backed insulation or metal
siding will reduce the transmission range.
• Use outside coaxial antenna adapter to move antenna.
See overleaf for continuation of Trouble shooting guide...
Product Code
Sectional/Tilt Door Opener
10. Door opens but won't close:
• Check the Safety Infra-red Beam (if you have
installed this accessory). If the light is blinking,
correct alignment.
• If opener light does not blink and it is a new
installation, check the down force. Repeat the safety
reverse test after the adjustment is complete.
11.Opener light does not turn on:
• Replace light bulb (40 Watts maximum). Replace
burned out bulbs with rough service light bulbs.
12.Opener light does not turn off:
• There may be a defective earth at the ceiling or wall
receptacle. The unit must be earthed.
13. Opener strains or reversed during opening:
• Door may be unbalanced or springs are broken.
Close door and use manual release rope and handle
to disconnect trolley. Open and close door manually.
A properly balanced door will stay in any point of
travel while being supported entirely by its springs. If
it does not, call for professional garage door service
to correct the problem. Do not change force settings.
14.Opener motor hums briefly then won't work:
• Garage door springs are broken (see no. 13).
• If problem occurs on first operation of opener, door is
locked. Disable door lock. If chain was removed and
reinstalled, the motor may be out of phase. Remove
chain; cycle motor to down position. Observe drive
sprocket. When it turns in clockwise direction and
stops in down position, re-install chain. Repeat safety
reverse test after adjustment is complete.
15. Opener won't activate due to power failure:
• Pull manual release rope and handle down and
back to disconnect trolley. Door can be opened and
closed manually. When the power is restored, pull the
manual release handle straight down. The next time
the opener is activated, the trolley will reconnect.
• The Emergency Key Release accessory (if fitted)
disconnects the trolley from outside the garage in
case of power failure.
RP 07/06