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Installation and Reference Manual
SlideDriver
™
10, 30, 40, 80, 200
(222, 333, 444)
Hydraulic slide gate operator with Smart Touch controller
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D0119
Manual addendum
SlideDriver
, SlideDriver 50VF series
May 30, 2012
D0125 Rev H D0119 Rev J
Notifications
Screen Mesh on Gate Height: Per UL 325 and ASTM 2200 Standards, all openings in a sliding gate up to a 72-inch (6
foot or 183 cm) height must be guarded or screened. Note that all references to the 48-inch (4ft or 122 cm) screen mesh
height in the manual are incorrect.
New Products from HySecurity
AdvanceDrive™ Wheel System: HySecurity has developed a 6-inch
composite drive wheel and improved mounting system that is replacing the cast
polyurethane wheels. For more information, refer to the Technical Bulletin on
the HySecurity website. Installation Instructions are shipped with the
replacement wheels. Plans are in place for 8-inch wheel availability by year end.
XtremeDrive™ Option: The XtremeDrive option for HySecurity SlideDriver operators consists of a cogged lower
wheel that engages a matching cogged rack which is mounted to the underside of the
drive rail. This configuration produces better pull force for large, heavy gates and provides
better traction the entire length of the drive rail. The XtremeDrive is available in 6-
and 8-inch drive wheel
kits that contain
installation instructions.
The Rack Kit provides
one 25-inch rack and
the required hardware
for installation. A
onetime purchase of an
Install Kit provides a
drill jig, countersink bit, and transfer punch for easy installation.
HySecurity Upgrades
Software: The latest software release for HySecurity operators is now available at
www.hysecurity.com. To update your operators and electronic boards, download
the following from our website:

Smart Touch Analyze and Retrieve Tool (S.T.A.R.T. software)

Smart Touch Controllers (STC) operator code
NOTE:
outdated versions of the S.T.A.R.T. application on your PC (laptop) and uploading the latest version of S.T.A.R.T.
and operator code onto it for use in the field. If you are using an outdated version of S.T.A.R.T. with a newly
installed operator, an AL22 alert code may appear. To clear the alert code, you need to access the Installer Menu and
make sure the sequential gate (SG) menu item is set to 0.
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Features of the S.T.A.R.T. software and operator code upgrades include:

New dual (DG) menu allows easy integration of dual gate installations (Master/Slave and Sally Port Gates) using
the RS 485 communication capabilities.

A new menu item, Sequenced Gates (), has been added to the STC Installer Menu. This feature handles
communication between gates in sequence, such as a barrier arm and a slide gate. How to program a sequenced
gate is described in the StrongArm M30 Programming and Operations Manual, available online at
www.hysecurity.com. The information will soon be available in the SlideDriver product manuals.
New communications protocol for variable frequency drive (VFD) SlideDriver
operators.
ModBus:
In the 50VF series Sli
n protocol allows the STC to
constantly monitor the Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) and record events in the STC
history log. The history log is easily accessible using the HySecurity S.T.A.R.T. program
and a PC laptop computer.
The new communication protocol reduces intermittent operator issues caused by site
power quality issues and the STC resets VFD faults or error codes upon receiving a new
command which eliminates unnecessary field calls. It also provides smoother acceleration
and deceleration.
All 50VF2/3 SlideDrivers shipped after January 1, 2012 will have the new ModBus cable and communication
protocol installed. If you need replacement parts for your existing 50VF series operators, be sure to have the
serial number of the operator available when you order parts.
New SlideDriver configuration as of June 1, 2012: If you install a new
50VF2/3 operator, the speed is factory set at 2 foot per second (2 ft/s). To
change the speed, you will need to access the Installer Menu. Refer to Section 3
Smart Touch Basics in the manual.

 sets the 50VF2/3 speed to approximately 2 ft/s.

 sets the 50VF2/3 speed to approximately 3 ft/s.

 and are not used. (The operator will not run if you change the
speed setting to 0 or 1.)
NOTE: To enable Emergency Fast Operate (EFO), you also need to set the Emergency Close Mode
( = 1). Refer to Section 3 Setting the Emergency Fast Operate. If you set the speed and receive an ERR6,
check the cable & wiring connections between the VFD and STC.
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June 1, 2012
D0125 Rev H
Standard grooved drive rail
D0119 Rev J
Non-grooved, flanged drive rail
NOTE: Solenoid Lock option
requires flanged drive rail
No flanges
Grooves on the underside
Figure 1-1. Grooved versus non-grooved, flanged drive rail
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SlideDriver 10, 30, 40, 80, 200
(222, 333, 444)
Approximately 4 inch (10 cm) spacing
between bolts. If snow blades are attached
to the chassis, countersink the bolts.
Standard limit ramp
All models of SlideDriver
(Fasten with 2 bolts & 2 nuts)
Slow down
limit ramp
(2 bolts & 2 nuts)
Slow down limit ramp
(2 bolts & 2 nuts)
Slow down limit ramp. All models
of SlideDriver 50VF-series
(Bevel not shown)
Extended limit ramp
(1 bolt, one nut)
Extended slow down limit ramp.
All models of SlideDriver 50VF-series
Figure 1-2. SlideDriver Limit Ramp Configurations
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June 6, 2012
HySecurity Upgrades
Software:






User Programmable Output Relays



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Alert and Error Codes
Display
Code
Error/Fault/Alert Description
Buzzer Chirp
Sequence
Possible Cause & Suggested Corrective Action






New Products from HySecurity

AdvanceDrive™ Wheel System:

XtremeDrive™ Option:
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HYDRAULIC
SLIDE GATE
Operators
With Smart Touch Controller
Installation and Reference Manual
Models
SlideDriver 10
SlideDriver 40
SlideDriver 30F
SlideDriver 50VF2/3
SlideDriver 80
SlideDriver 200
(222 SS)
(222 E)
(222 EX 1.7)
(222 X2, X3)
(222 X1)
(444 XS)
Standard
Heavy gates
Heavy, fast gates
Heavier, fast gates
Very heavy gates
Ultra heavy gates
DC Battery, Modular, Correctional Facility, and Solar versions of most models
* SlideDriver 50VF models use Installation and Reference Manual D0125. It can be downloaded at
www.hysecurity.com.
SlideDriver Quick Start
These instructions are provided as a quick reference guide for the experienced installer who is already familiar with
all safety precautions and the installation of this gate operator.
CAUTION: Use this QuickStart as a guide and read and follow the information and instructions found in
the other sections of this manual. DO NOT attempt to connect this operator to any voltage other than that
listed on the nameplate. Be certain the labeled voltage and phase of the operator matches the available
supply. For assistance, contact HySecurity Technical Support at 800-321-9947.
Refer to the Technical Drawings on pages 15 - 17 when proceeding through the following steps:
1.
Mount the operator with at least four mounting bolts. The operator must be square and spaced 1¾ inches (44mm) away
from the gate.
2.
Attach the drive rail to every vertical member of the gate at a height 9¼ inches (24cm) above the base of the operator.
Use ¼" (6mm) roll pins to splice multiple sections of rail.
3.
Mount the limit switch stop ramps to the underside of the drive rail at each end (flat side up, tapered end toward the
wheel) in the drive rail slot closest to the operator. Drill ⅜" (9mm) holes in a position that will allow the limit switches to be
tripped 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20cm) before full travel.
4.
Connect the electrical power wires to the loose wires from the ON/OFF switch at the left corner of the control box and
attach the grounding wire to the green grounding wire. Be certain the labeled voltage and phase of the operator matches
the available supply.
5.
Operators are shipped hydraulically configured for “right hand” operation. (From the secure side, the gate moves to right
on opening). To change the handing, reconnect the hydraulic hoses at the pump in reverse order. There is a label near
the hose quick disconnect fittings that describe this procedure. Connecting the hose from the top motor to the left
disconnect fitting results in “left hand” operation.
6.
With neither limit switch tripped, engage the release mechanism to clamp the wheels to the drive rail and verify that the
red spring is compressed to 2 inches (5cm) in height.
7.
Turn ON the power switch. The UL usage class [] appears on the Smart Touch Controller display after a two-second
delay. The setting for the usage class must be selected before the gate can function. Press the SELECT button, then the
NEXT button and select a usage class of 1 through 4 as appropriate for the site. Press the SELECT button again to lock
the setting.
8.
Press the NEXT button to move to the next menu item and set the gate handing. The characters [] appear on the
display. Replace the 0 with [] or [] to set the gate handing by following the same button presses described in
step 7.
9.
Press the PROGRAM button to exit to Run Mode. One, of a possible three, operator status displays may appear: ,
 or  ( or  appears if a limit switch is tripped.)
10. Test the operation of the gate. If the hoses are connected incorrectly, the gate will move the wrong direction. (See step 5.)
If the gate moves in the correct direction, but triggers an  alert, the handing is set wrong. (See step 8.)
11. After normal operation has been verified, connect any required accessory device wiring. Note that the control inputs
(except Fire Department Open and Emergency Close) are all one wire only to the main terminal strip while the other wire
connects to the Common Bus (COM) on the nearby power supply board.
12. To access the User Menu, press the PROGRAM button while there is no active Open or Close input. The operator status
displays scroll past and stop at the [] Close Timer menu item. If a Close Timer function is needed, set it in the same
manner as above.
NOTE: The Close Timer display is the initial menu in the “User Menu” which contains 12 menu items. Access to the 34
items in the “Installer Menu” is also accessible from the Close Timer display by simultaneously pressing the RESET and
OPEN buttons. The Usage Class [] which is the first menu item in the Installer Menu appears. Read the instructions
found in this manual before attempting any adjustments!
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Smart Touch Controller Menu Guide for Sliding Gates
To gain access to the User Menu, press the PROGRAM button when the gate is stopped. The display scrolls
through several operator status items, and then stops at the Close Timer menu setting [].
User Menu Options
U1
U2
U3
U4
U5
U6
[Ct 0]
[hC 0]
[ho 0]
[AP 0]
[ro 0]
[bF 2]
U7
[FA 0] Forced open Alert and
automatic gate reposition
[dA 0] Drift Closed Alert and
automatic gate reposition
[PE 0] Photo Eye Align Mode
[CL 0] Clock set (24 hour type)
[Ld 5] LCD Contrast set
[dS 0] Data Log
U8
U9
U10
U11
U12
Close timer setting
Momentary Close
Momentary Open
Power loss function
Radio control option
Warn before operate
Default
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
5
0
Description
0 = close timer off or 1 – 99 seconds
0 = momentary, 1= Constant hold PB required to close gate
0 = momentary, 1= Constant hold PB required to open gate
0 – 3 (0 =Type A, 1 = B, 2 = C, 3 = D)
0 = Open only, 1 = Adds Close capability when fully open
0 = none, 1 = Buzzer alerts 3 sec before & when in motion, 2 = Buzzer alerts
3 sec before + first 2 seconds in motion
0 = disabled, 1 = sound buzzer (2 pulses/sec) if forced
open for more than four seconds, time out in 30 Sec
0 = disabled, 1 = sound buzzer (2 pulses/sec) if drift closed and cannot reopen within
four seconds.
0 = off, 1 = on (auto off when close limit triggered)
0= display, 1= set minutes, 2= set hours, 3= set day, 4= month
1 - 9 = Adjusts contrast of the display
0 = Std. 1 = Extended (resets automatically to 0 in 24 hr) (V4.xx software)
To access the Installer Menu, simultaneously press the RESET & OPEN buttons. See page 18 for clarification.
Installer Menu Options
I1
I2
I3
I4
I5
I6
I7
I8
I9
I10
I11
I12
I13
I14
I15
I16
I17
I18
I19
I20
I21
I22
I23
I24
I25
I26
I27
I28
I29
I30
I31
I32
I33
I34
I35
I36
[uC 0] Set UL Usage Class
[Sh 0] Set Handing of gate
[Fd 0] Load Factory Defaults
[bu 0] Choose Buzzer Type
[dg 0] Set dual gate type
[SG 0] Set sequential gate
[Ch 0] Set AC Charger or Solar
[Fo 0] Enable Fire Dept. Open
[oC 0] Enable Emergency close
[SE 3] Inherent Sensor sensitivity
[SS 0] Inherent Sensor function
[LC 0] Leaf delay Close
[Lo 0] Leaf delay Open
[rt 0] Maximum run timer
[Po 0] Partial Open distance
[EC 0] PEC reverse to open
[EO 0] PEO reverse to close
[gr 0] Edge reverse to open
[Sr 1] IES reverse to open
[PC 0] Set PEO/ PEC – NO/NC
[gC 0] Set Edge input – NO/NC
[tC 1] Time clock/ Interlock input
[dt 0] Disable Free Exit/Timer to Close
[or 1] OOLD detector function
[ir 1] IOLD detector function
[dL 1] Vehicle detector logic
[r1 0] User relay 1 option
[r2 0] User relay 2 option
[r3 0] User relay 3 option
[tL 0] Gate Open alert
[Lt 0] Loitering alert
[SA 0] System address
[ELd0] Test factory ELD
[iLd0] Test factory IOLD
[oLd0] Test factory OOLD
[SLd0] Test factory SLD
Default
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
1
6
1
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
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Description
0 = gate disabled, Set Class 1 through 4 use
0 = gate disabled, r = Right Hand, L = Left Hand
0 = User settings, 1 = Load defaults (resets entire menu)
0 = Buzzer not set, 1 = Freq 1, 2 = Freq 2
0 = Solo operator, 1 = Slave, 2 = Master, 3 = Sally PortA, 4 = Sally PortB
0 = not active, 1 = Loop Layout #1, 2 = Loop Layout #2
0 = DC + AC charger 1 = DC + Solar charger
0 = input disabled, 1 = enabled
0 = input disabled, 1 = enabled
1 = Maximum sensitivity, 9 = Lowest sensitivity
1 = stop only (note, functions in usage class 4 only)
0 = none (1-7) ½ second steps (Master/slave only)
0 = none (1-7) ½ second steps (Master/slave only)
0 = 60 Seconds max run, 1 = 300 Seconds max run
0 = input disabled, or 7 – 99 seconds of travel
0 = Close eye stops only, 1 = 2 sec reverse to open
0 = Open eye stops only, 1 = 2 sec reverse to close
0 = Edge reverses fully open, 1 = Edge reverses for 2 sec
0 = IES reverses fully open, 1= IES reverses for 2 sec
0 = Normally Open PE output, 1 = N.C. (Supervised mode)
0 = Normally Open Edge output, 1 = Normally Closed
0 = select Time Clock, 1 = select Open Interlock
0 = disable Free Exit, 1 = disable Close Timer
0 = pause closing only, 1 = enable reversing to open
0 = pause closing only, 1 = enable reversing to open
1 = std, 2 & 3 = quick close, 4 = full anti-tailgate logic
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = 0 sec, 1 = 15s, 2 = 45s, 3 = 75s, 4 = 105s, 5 = 135s
0 = 0 sec, 1 = 15s, 2 = 45s, 3 = 75s, 4 = 105s, 5 = 135s
0 = no network, 1-99 = network “drop” address
0=Run, 1=show freq, 2=show call level 0-7, 3= set Freq 1-4
0=Run, 1=show freq, 2=show call level 0-7, 3= set Freq 1-4
0=Run, 1=show freq, 2=show call level 0-7, 3= set Freq 1-4
0=Run, 1=show freq, 2=show call level 0-7, 3= set Freq 1-4
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Ultra Reliable, Heavy Duty,
Commercial, Industrial, High Security
Slide Gate Operators
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PRODUCT & WARRANTY REGISTRATION
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Table of Contents
SlideDriver Quick Start .......................................................................................................................... iii
Smart Touch Controller Menu Guide for Sliding Gates ...............................................................iv
Product & Warranty Registration ....................................................................................................... v
Introduction.............................................................................................................................................. viii
SlideDriver Models ................................................................................................................................... 1
Descriptions of Various Models Derived from SlideDriver 10 ................................................... 2
Section 1
Important Safety Information — READ FIRST! .................................................................................. 3 - 6
Section 2
Required Tools ......................................................................................................................................... 7
Getting Started ......................................................................................................................................... 8
Installation Preparation Checklist ............................................................................................................. 9
Installation ....................................................................................................................................... 10 - 13
Mechanical and Hydraulic Adjustments ................................................................................................. 14
Technical Drawings ......................................................................................................................... 15 - 17
Section 3
Smart Touch Basics ............................................................................................................................... 18
Setting Operator Usage Class and Handing ................................................................................................ 19
Test the Operator ......................................................................................................................................... 20
Wiring Control Inputs ............................................................................................................................. 20 - 22
Connecting a Master / Slave Pair ................................................................................................................. 23
User Menu Functions ............................................................................................................................ 24 - 25
Installer Menu Functions ....................................................................................................................... 26 - 28
Correctional Facility – User Optional Wiring ................................................................................................. 29
Options for User Programmable Output Relays 1-3.............................................................................. 30 - 31
Clock Functions ...................................................................................................................................... 31
Section 4
Entrapment Protection Devices for Sliding Gates .................................................................................. 32
Placement & Use of Secondary Pedestrian Entrapment Sensors ......................................................... 33
Installing Gate Edge (Contact Type) Reversing Sensor ........................................................................ 34
Installing Photoelectric (Non-contact) Sensors ..................................................................................... 35 - 36
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Table of Contents, continued
Section 5
Detector Loop Installation ............................................................................................................... 37 - 39
Vehicle Detector Installation Options ........................................................................................................... 40
HySecurity HY-5A Vehicle Detector Installation ........................................................................................... 41
Standard 11 Pin Box Type Vehicle Detector Installation .............................................................................. 42
Detector & Loop Fault Diagnostics ............................................................................................................... 43
Vehicle Detector Configuration & Anti-Tailgate Modes ................................................................................ 44
Section 6
24-Hour, 7 Day Time Option .................................................................................................................. 45
Radio Remote Open Option ......................................................................................................................... 45
Remote Release Option ............................................................................................................................... 47
Internal Solenoid Lock Instructions .............................................................................................................. 48
Internal Solenoid Lock Drawing ............................................................................................................. 49 - 50
Section 7
Troubleshooting .............................................................................................................................. 50 - 51
Section 8
General Maintenance ............................................................................................................................. 52
Maintenance Schedule ................................................................................................................................. 53
Use and Adjustment of the Manual Release Mechanism ............................................................................ 54
Important: DC Powered Gate Operators .................................................................................... 55 - 60
Appendix
Wire Size Schedules .............................................................................................................................. 60
Wire Size Chart ............................................................................................................................................ 62
444 Operator Components ........................................................................................................................... 63
Components All A.C. Slide Operators except III LS ..................................................................................... 64
Manual Release Toggle Assembly ............................................................................................................... 65
Exploded Parts Breakout ............................................................................................................................ 66
Parts Breakout – Control Box ....................................................................................................................... 67
Exploded Parts Breakout ............................................................................................................................ 68
Pump Pack: Parts Names and Numbers ...................................................................................................... 69
Exploded Parts Breakout ............................................................................................................................ 70
Pump Pack: Parts Names and Numbers ...................................................................................................... 71
DC Power Supply ......................................................................................................................................... 72
Smart Touch Controller Connections ........................................................................................................... 73
SlideDriver Wheel Change .................................................................................................................... 66 - 76
Limited Warranty .............................................................................................................................back cover
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INTRODUCTION
Welcome – Thank you for purchasing a HySecurity premium gate
operator. HySecurity has manufactured the finest hydraulic gate operators
available since the 1970s. Our commitment to quality and innovation will
become evident as you become familiar with the features and
performance of this expertly engineered machine. All HySecurity
operators are equipped with the Smart Touch Controller, a digital
electronic brain that offers unparalleled user benefits.
Please take a few minutes to study the contents of this instruction manual.
The benefits of taking a little extra time to align the gate operator properly
and to verify a fully functional installation will ensure customer satisfaction
and a longer operator life with minimal maintenance costs.
Installers and owners must read and follow the Important
Safety Information contained in this manual, especially
the information regarding pedestrian entrapment
protection. Hazards associated with automatic
gates can be greatly reduced with proper design,
installation and use. When an automatic gate is first
commissioned, the installer must instruct the owners and users
how to correctly operate the system. When the installation is
complete, installers should leave this manual for the owner’s use
and reference.
Do not hesitate to give your HySecurity distributor a call if you experience
any installation difficulties. Authorized HySecurity distributors are
experienced and trained to assist in resolving any problems.
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SlideDriver Models
HySecurity manufactures many hydraulic slide gate operator models to suit the desired gate panel size,
weight and speed. This manual should be used for the SlideDriver operators. (The 50VF series has its own
manual, D0125). Identify your operator model and note the changes in instructions and final adjustments.
SlideDriver
10
SlideDriver
40
SlideDriver
30F
SlideDriver
50VF2*
SlideDriver
50VF3*
SlideDriver
80
SlideDriver
200
Commercial
industrial,
high security
Commercial
industrial,
high security
Commercial
industrial,
high security
Commercial
industrial, high
security
Gates
Lighter gates
Heavier gates
(3,000 lbs.)
and faster (20
inches/sec.)
Very heavy
gates
(up to
8,000 lbs.)
Heaviest
gates (up to
20,000 lbs.)
Duty
Part
Number
Modular
Prison
24V UPS
Solar
HP
Speed
Soft Stop
Brake
Valves
Continuous
Continuous
Continuous
Commercial
industrial, high
security
Variable
Frequency Drive
(easy start and
stop) heavy
gates (5,000
lbs.) and fast
(36 inches/sec.)
Continuous
Commercial
industrial, high
security
Heavier gates
to 4,000 lbs.
Commercial
industrial, high
security
Variable
Frequency Drive
(easy start and
stop) heavy
gates (5,000
lbs.) and fast
(26 inches/sec.)
Continuous
Continuous
Continuous
222 SS
222 E
222 EX 1.7
222 X2
222 X3
222 X1
444 XS
10-M
10-C
10 UPS
10-S
1 hp
12” / sec.
no
40-M
40-C
40 UPS
40-S
1 hp
12” / sec.
yes
30F-M
30F-C
30F UPS
30F-S
2 hp
20” / sec.
yes
50VF2-M
50VF2-C
2 hp
26” / sec.
yes
50VF3-M
50VF3-C
2 hp
36” / sec.
yes
80-M
80-C
80 UPS
80-S
2 hp
12” / sec.
yes
200-C
200 UPS
200-S
5 hp
12” / sec.
yes
no
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Soft Start
no
no
yes
ultra soft start
and stop
ultra soft start
and stop
yes
yes
300 lbs.
300 lbs.
300 lbs.
300 lbs.
300 lbs.
600 lbs.
1,200 lbs.
1,000 lbs.
4,000 lbs.
3,000 lbs.
5,000 lbs.
5,000 lbs.
8,000 lbs.
20,000 lbs.
2, 6” drive
wheels
I, II, III, IV
5 years
2, 6” drive
wheels
I, II, III, IV
5 years
2, 6” drive
wheels
III, IV
5 years
2, 8” drive
wheels
III, IV
5 years
2, 8” drive
wheels
III, IV
5 years
2, 8” drive
wheels
III, IV
5 years
4, 8” drive
wheels
III, IV
5 years
General
Drawbar
Pull
Weight
Capacity
Drive
Wheels
UL Class
Warranty
*SlideDriver 50VF models use Installation and Reference Manual D0125. Download it at
www.hysecurity.com.
Stopping the Gate
Most models (except SlideDriver 10 and 40) employ a time
delay Soft Stop system. Additionally, brake valves are used to
control the stopping of heavy or fast moving gates. These
valves are exclusive to HySecurity operators. They are
independently adjustable to allow the gate to stop predictably
and without banging.
Starting the Gate
To accommodate for loads moving beyond one foot per second, it is necessary to Soft
Start the load gently and stop it smoothly. HySecurity accomplishes Soft Start with another
exclusive feature we call an Accumulator With Out Gas (AWOG), which diverts some of
the start-up hydraulic flow, accommodates for the load, and starts the gate smoothly, similar
to letting your foot slowly off a car clutch without any lurching.
The downward facing AWOG (shown right) improves the life and performance of a gate
system and never needs adjustment.
soft start manifold
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Downward facing
AWOG
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Descriptions of Various Models Derived from SlideDriver 10
For Heavy Gates: SlideDriver 40 222 E Models (UL class I, II, III, and IV)
This model uses a hydraulic manifold with two adjustable brake valves. The brake valves extend the maximum gate
weight capacity from 1,000 pounds to up to 4,000 pounds. Brake valves are highly recommended for heavy-duty
applications.
High Speed: SlideDriver 30F 222 EX 1.7 Models (UL class III and IV only)
The AWOG Soft Starting system and brake valves are keys to safely moving gates faster than one foot per
second. These devices, together with our hydraulic drive, create smooth and predictable handling for both small,
lightweight to 3,000 lb. gates. The SlideDriver 30F, 30F-C, and 30F UPS models use a higher flow rate pump to
achieve a speed of 20 inches per second.
High Speed, Very Heavy: SlideDriver 50VF2, 50VF2-EFO, and 50VF3
UL class III & IV only.
These operators are designed for very heavy, up to 5,000 lbs gates moving at high and very high speeds.
The variable frequency drive moves very heavy gates at the following speeds:
26 inches per second, 50VF2
26 inches per second, 50VF2 – EFO (Close in 36in/s with a constantly held CLOSE command.)
36 inches per second, 50VF3
SlideDriver VF models close gates to a very precise point and are extremely easy on gate hardware. SlideDriver
VF operators use a variable frequency drive, larger wheels and a higher flow rate pump to reach 26 to 36 inches
per second. These operators use the same powerful HySecurity Smart Touch controller and simple and reliable
hydraulics of all SlideDriver models.
For Heaviest Gate: SlideDriver 200 (444 XS)
The 444 type operators are for the heaviest gates, weighing up to 20,000 lbs. They employ a much
larger chassis with four drive wheels and hydraulic motors, and a five horsepower electric motor to
generate up to 1200 pounds of draw bar pull.
SlideDriver, DC 24-Volt UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) (UPS)
These gate operators function from 24 Volts DC Batteries all of the time to achieve a true UPS
system. Our Uninterruptible Power Supply is the most certain way to know that your gate will work
when the local AC power fails. This system features fully sealed maintenance free batteries in a
separate insulated and ventilated enclosure and provides at least 3,000 feet of backup gate travel.
SlideDriver C, Correctional Facility (-C)
The CF models offer an extra heavy 10-gauge cover with three different locking options. Correctional
Facility operators are shipped ready to interface to the many options and interlocks commonly used at
correctional facilities, such as gate position outputs, interlock capability for sally ports and an interface
relay to control an external solenoid lock.
SlideDriver M, Modular (-M)
This family of operators is a two part modular version of the standard SlideDriver operator. The motor,
hydraulic pump and electric controls are located in a separate enclosure, often at a distance from the
drive unit. This version allows for a more flexible placement of the operator, which may be required or
desirable in some situations involving unique mounting, special security (including blast mitigation) or
those areas requiring a very quiet operator.
The Smart Touch Controller
This is the brain of HySecurity operators. Groundbreaking technology combined with sturdy construction to
reliably serve in the harshest environments. The Smart Touch Controller can quickly be configured by an
installer or user to adapt to nearly any site specific functional requirement. All system settings are performed
with the use of four programming buttons and an LCD display. The Smart Touch Controller has no switches to
set. An RS232 port for external communication is standard. An EEPROM records date stamped system events.
A log of events can be downloaded from the RS232 port to a laptop computer to evaluate abnormal gate system
operation. HySecurity HY-5A vehicle detectors set a new industry standard by communicating valuable
performance data to the Smart Touch controller, allowing quick and deep, user-friendly diagnostics.
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Section 1 — Important Safety Information — READ FIRST
Important Safety Information – Review before Installation
Automatic gate operators provide user convenience and security. However, because these machines can
produce high levels of force, it is important that all automated gate system designers, installers and end users
be aware of the potential hazards associated with improperly designed, installed or maintained systems. Keep
in mind that the gate operator is only one component of the automated gate system. It is the joint responsibility
of the specifier, designer, purchaser, installer and end user to verify that the system is appropriately
configured for its intended use. All parties should be informed that entrapment in a moving gate can cause
serious injury or death.
Common
Industry
Symbols
-DangerKeep Away
Attention
-Take Note-
Entrapment
Zone
Possible
Pinch Point
Important Instructions for Gate System Designers & Installers:
WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury or death, read and follow all instructions
found in the gate operator manual and on the warning labels.
Install an Automatic Gate Operator only when:

The entry is configured for vehicular use only. Pedestrians must be directed to a
separate walk-through entrance. The WARNING signs that have been supplied with
this operator must be installed in a manner clearly visible on both sides of the gate.

All openings of a horizontal slide gate are guarded or screened, from the bottom of
the gate to a minimum of 4 feet (1.2m) height above the ground, to prevent a sphere
2¼ inches (57mm) in diameter from passing through an opening anywhere in the
gate or the portion of the adjacent fence that is covered in the open position.

All exposed pinch points, rollers and wheels are guarded. To reduce the risk
of entrapment, the gate must also be installed so that enough clearance is provided
between the gate and adjacent structures both when opening and closing. Minimize
the parallel gap between the gate and the fence.

The gate has been constructed with physical stops to prevent over-travel in both
directions and has guard posts that prevent the gate from falling in the event of a
roller failure.

You have reviewed and met all ASTM F-2200 and UL 325 automated gate system
standards.
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Section 1 — Important Safety Information — READ FIRST!
Sliding Gate
Entrapment Protection
Attention
Guard posts
Photo Eyes for
both directions
Keep this gap as
small as possible
Gate edge
sensors
Physical travel
stop, both ends
Warning signs must be
on both sides
Stop and reset
button
2 ¼” safety mesh
prevents reachthrough: height not
less than 48 inches
Access controls
at least 6 feet
away from gate
and operator
Audio alarm
Gate edge sensor,
on leading edge
and trailing edge
Physical travel
stop, both ends
Photo Eyes for
both directions
each side of gate
Note: Wheels and covers are
not shown. However, all gate
wheels must be covered.
This schematic view is not meant to recommend a specific configuration. It is not meant to point out
the important elements of a proper automatic vehicular gate installation. The gate operator is only
one component in the total system. Always install a separate pedestrian gate.
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Site, Gate, Equipment and Regulatory Requirements

The gate moves freely in both directions. Never over-tighten a clutch or pressure relief valve to
compensate for a stiff gate.

The operator will be installed on the secured (non-public) side of the gate.

The operator will be properly grounded and the intended supply voltage matches the voltage
label on the operator.
The potential for lightning discharge exists with all gates, fences, and gate operators.
National Electric Code (NEC) requires a separate earth ground in addition to the required
equipment ground.
HySecurity recommends grounding the operator with a separate ground rod to shield the
operator against electromagnetism and other electrical signals that may cause erratic operation
with or damage to the Smart DC Controller.
NOTE: If you do not ground the operator with a separate ground rod, you risk voiding the
Limited Warranty.

The gate operation controls have been mounted far enough away from the moving gate such
that users cannot touch the gate while operating the controls. All easily accessible controls must
have a security feature to prevent unauthorized use.

The operator controls will be located in line-of-sight to the gate. Radio controls and other remote
access controls must be connected only to the Remote Open input.

Required external entrapment sensors will be installed. Be certain to carefully review the
instructions for placement, installation and adjustment of these external entrapment sensors.
External entrapment sensors must function to reverse the movement of the gate in both
opening and closing directions. If edge (contact) sensors are used, they are to be mounted
on the leading and trailing edges of the gate, as well as post mounted on the inside and outside
of the gate (See illustration on page 4). If photo eyes or other non-contact sensors are used,
they are to be mounted in locations most likely to guard against entrapment. A combination of
contact and non-contact sensors may be used, but all must be recognized components under
the UL 325 standard. See page 32 for details on the requirements.

If entrapment protection is provided by a continuous pressure actuation control, a placard
stating “WARNING” – “Moving Gate has the Potential of Inflicting Injury or Death - Do Not Start
Gate Unless Path is Clear” must be posted. Additionally, no other activation device shall be
connected and no automatic closing device, of any kind, shall be used.

The automatic operator is labeled as appropriate for both the type and UL usage class of the
gate.
NOTE: Slide Driver 50VF2, 50VF2-EFO and 50VF3 sliding gate operators must be installed
only for Class III & IV applications.
Class I: Intended to serve single to four family residential uses
Class II: Multi-family use, or any application intended to serve the general public
Class III: Commercial applications not intended to serve the general public
Class IV: Highest security. Security personnel prevent unauthorized access

Sliding gate operators installed in Class III & IV applications do not have a speed restriction and
the secondary entrapment sensor requirement is met if the system is configured as described
for Class I & II use, or by the following alternative means, such as:


Employing the use of a 100dB buzzer which sounds at least 3 seconds before the gate
moves.
Employing the use of a constant hold-type push button control.
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Section 1 — Important Safety Information — READ FIRST!
WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury or death, read and follow all
instructions found in this manual and on warning labels.
Save These Important Owner and User Instructions:
(Installers – be certain to instruct the owners and users about the
following items.)

Automatic gates are for vehicular use only! Provide walkways and
signs to direct pedestrians to a separate walk-through entrance.
Because an automatic gate can start at any time without warning,
always keep people away from the gate area. The Warning signs that
have been supplied with this operator must remain installed, in
manner clearly visible on both sides of the gate.

Never allow children to use or play with the controls that operate the
gate. Keep all remote controls away from children, especially radio
transmitters.

Teach all users how to turn off the electric power source and how to release and move the
gate manually. Use the manual release only when the gate is not moving.

Test gate operator functionality monthly. The gate MUST reverse direction of travel upon
contact with a rigid object, and/or stop upon a sensing a second sequential activation prior to
reaching a full travel limit. Also test for the normal function of any non-contact sensors. If the
gate system employs the use of a transmitting edge sensor, be especially certain to routinely
test and replace its battery.

KEEP AUTOMATIC GATES PROPERLY MAINTAINED. Have a professional gate installer
perform routine entrapment protection sensor tests. This includes photo eyes and gate edges.
Repair gate hardware when encountered to keep the gate running smoothly. Failure, to make
timely repairs or adjust and test a gate operator properly, can increase the risk of injury or
death.

In addition to appropriately placed external entrapment sensors, ask your installer to reduce
the pressure relief valve setting to the lowest setting allowable that reliably operates the
hydraulic gate. This valve controls the force of the operator, and the sensitivity of the inherent
reversing sensor.

Do not attempt to disable or muffle the Warn Before Operate buzzer, except in Class IV
restricted access locations. This buzzer provides an alert that the gate is about to
move.
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Section 2 — Required Tools
1. Chalk line or other
builders’ string
2. Carpenters
pencil or crayon
6. Screwdriver sets,
Straight and Phillips
9. Root-hammer and bits
3. Concrete anchor
bolts: ½″ x 4″
7. Wrench set, open
end, ¼" through 1"
4. Allen wrench set
8. Electric drill and bits,
⅛" through ⅜"
10. Level (installation must be level)
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5. Hammer
11. Two pair wide
Jaw pliers or two
C clamps, 4″ cap.
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Section 2 — Getting Started
How this hydraulic operator works
HySecurity industrial slide gate operators rotate
polyurethane treaded drive wheels which grip a rigid metal
drive rail and feed it right or left during the gate travel. The
drive wheels are clamped above and below the drive rail
and are directly coupled to powerful hydraulic motors,
which easily move large gates. This simple yet durable
drive system is one of the unique features giving our
hydraulic operators their reputation for reliability.
Pedestrian Entrapment Protection
Before installing the gate operator, read and understand all the important information in Section 1. Be
absolutely certain that the required type and quantity of entrapment protection devices have been supplied
and that you understand how to install them correctly. Contact your local distributor with questions about
entrapment protection.
Accessory Compatibility
HySecurity hydraulic slide gate operators are fully compatible with all standard access control devices and
entrapment protection devices, some of which are listed below.
Basic Access Control
Radio Transmitter
Long Distance Control
Pushbutton Control Station
Programmable Time Clock
Card Reader
Information
Signs
Labels
Warnings
Advanced Access Control
Access Control Interface
Card Reader
Keypad
Telephone Entry
Input/Output
Computer Interface
RS232/485
Security
Key Locks
Closed Circuit Television
Gate Position Indicator
Interlock/Sally Port
Gate Status Indicator
Entrapment
Protection/Obstruction
Sensing Devices
Inherent Sensing Device
Gate Edges
Photo Eyes
Vehicle Detectors (HY-5A)
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Section 2 — Installation Preparation Checklist
Figure A
1. Read all instructions, especially the Important
Information in Section 1 at the beginning of this
manual, before you install the operator. This
section is focused on mechanical installation.
For electrical setup and use of the Smart Touch
Controller, refer to Section 3.
Gate distance
from operator:
2. Make sure the concrete pad is the
recommended size and ready for operator
attachment. Also, check that electrical conduits
are correctly located and in proper alignment
with the chassis. HySecurity recommends that
the concrete pad reaches below the local frost
line and extends somewhat above grade. See
the footprint plan and elevation view on pages
15 and 16.
1¾″ between
gate face/fence
and operator.
Drive rail
location
9¼″ from top
of slab to top
of drive rail
3. Make sure the gate rolls smoothly in both directions
without any gate hardware binding. If the gate is warped
or hard to move, stop and fix the gate before attempting
to automate it.
4. Verify that you have covers for all exposed gate support wheels.
These must be installed. Also, look around to identify all potential
pinch points and hazardous areas and plan the best location for
entrapment protection devices and warning signs. Remember you
are required to advise the owner regarding potential hazards and
to discuss the use of the entrapment protection sensors that you
have selected and installed.
Figure B
Remember to
cover all four of
the cantilever
gate wheels
5. There are three steps to a perfect install: location, location, location.
One of the most critical installation aspects is to make sure the operator is positioned the proper distance
from the gate and the gate and operator are as parallel as possible. See Figure C below. Prepare shims to
align the drive rail.
fence
Figure C
1 ¾″
slab
drive rail
1 ¾″
operator
NOTE: If necessary, shim the drive rail so that it is straight ( ¼ inch) throughout the
gated travel distance.
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1. Drill four holes for concrete anchors
slab
When you have removed the operator from its shipping container, cut out the
template found on the box. Use it to trace the outside edges and anchor slots.
Place the template on the concrete pad; making sure that it is parallel to and
1¾-inches from the gate. Trace the slots, remove the template, and then scribe
the locations for anchor bolts. Drill holes for the anchor bolts in the center of the
slots you marked so that you will have some room for adjustments. Install at
least four ½-inch x 4-inch concrete anchor bolts (two bolts per side).
2. Line up the operator
Put the operator in position onto the anchor bolts. Verify that the
operator is parallel (within ⅛-inch) and measure the distance between
the operator and the gate. It should be 1¾-inch away from the gate on
both the left and right sides. Refer to Figure A on page 9. Tighten the
anchors securely.
3. Bolt the Drive Rail to the Gate Panel
Connect multiple sections of drive rail together with ¼-inch roll pins for
a perfect splice. The drive rail must be bolted to each vertical member
of the gate panel. This may be done with U-bolt clamps or through
bolts. However, U-bolt clamps allow for easy up/down adjustment. If
the gate is bent or warped, shim the drive rail so that it is straight + ¼inch throughout the travel of the gate. When the drive rail has been
installed at the correct height, the top surface is 9¼-inches above the
operator base. A label and notch on each side of the operator indicates
the correct height. See Figure B on page 9.
Fencepost
Roll pins
line up
drive rail
segments
to assure
perfect
splicing
Shim as
necessary
Drive rail
Once the gate rail is straight, verify the alignment of the wheels to the rail. Place a straightedge (≥24-inch)
across the face of the upper wheel, through the rail slot in the face of the operator. The straightedge should be
in line with the rail and touching the aluminum rim of the wheel on across the face. The straightedge and rail
should be parallel within ⅛-inch over 24-inch. If not, loosen the chassis mounting bolts and rotate the chassis
until the straightedge and rail are parallel then retighten the chassis bolts.
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Drill 2 holes to
secure limit
ramp.
4. Install Limit Ramps on Underside of Drive Rail
 Push the gate to the fully closed position and drill two
⅜-inch holes through the drive rail to mount a 12-inch
plastic limit ramp under the drive rail.
Drive rail
 Locate drive rail so that it will trip the limit switch
approximately 6-inches before the exact spot you want the
gate to stop.
 Adjust the ramp left or right to achieve exact stopping point.
 Fully secure by tightening both bolts.
 Adjust the lever arms on the limit switch so that the roller
clears the underside of the drive rail by at least ¼-inch.
Limit ramp
Limit Roller
Limit switch
 Push the gate fully open and repeat this procedure with the
other limit ramp.
 Refer to the drive rail drawing S22 on page 17.
5. Clamp the Drive Wheels to the Drive Rail
When the wheels are fully clamped on the drive rail, the
red spring should be compressed to 2-inch in height. If
adjustment is necessary, turn the nut at the bottom of the
threaded rod assembly. Slightly less compression is okay
for lighter gates. See Section 8 — Use and Adjustment of
the Manual Release Mechanism on page 54.
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Section 2 — Installation
6. Grounding
Make sure that the ground rod installation meets NEC, NFPA 780
and local building standards and codes. Attach a large earth
ground wire (6AWG) from the grounding rod to the ground lug on
the chassis. Properly grounding the gate operator is critical to gate
operator performance and the life of its electrical components. Use
sufficient wire size during installation.
Ground lug
7. Electrical Power Connection
This operator is intended for permanent installation. All electrical
conduits must be properly connected to the control box. The entry
for the primary power is a ½ - ¾-inch knockout on the left side of
the control box next to the power switch. The operator is built to run
on a specific voltage and phase. Make sure you have compared
the available line voltage and phase with the voltage and phase
listed on the nameplate on the machine. They must match! Be
certain that the branch circuit wire size versus the distance of the run from the main panel is large enough to avoid
excess voltage drop. At a minimum, a 20A circuit (protected with a 20A Inverse Time Breaker) should be provided.
Also be sure the operator is electrically grounded per NEC Article 250 and local codes. See page 62 for correct wire
sizes and detailed electrical wiring information.
8. Primary Tap of Control Transformer
Check to make sure that the primary tap on the control transformer matches the line
voltage you have connected to the operator. Measure the line voltage carefully to
distinguish between 208V and 230V branch circuits or between 390V and 460V branch
circuits. A label on top of the transformer identifies the various voltage taps. This
connection must match the voltage on the operator nameplate.
NOTE: Primary taps do not exist on battery operators.
9. Electrical Power for Two Part 333-type operators
The primary AC power must be routed to the controller enclosure with the
pump, but there must also be conduits between the gate operator
and the controller enclosure.
NOTE: A minimum of two separate conduits must be provided,
2-inch for the hydraulic hoses and ¾-inch for the electrical
interconnections. Unless there are accessories in the gate
operator, the only electrical interconnection between the two
enclosures will be three wires between the two terminal strips for
the limits switches. AC Power is not needed in the gate operator,
unless there is an optional heater. Join the hydraulic hoses by
plugging the quick coupling together according to the hand of the
gate. See the technical drawing on pages 59 and 60.
10. Connections for Two Part Battery Operators
The primary AC power must be routed to the DC power supply
enclosure, but there must also be at least one 2” conduit between
the gate operator and the DC supply enclosure. Note: AC power
is not needed in the gate operator enclosure, unless there is an
optional heater. Three separate DC circuits are required between
the battery supply and the gate operator. Heavy gauge wires to
supply the motor and two 14-gauge circuits for the controls. The
heavy gauge wire must be at least 6-gauge if the DC supply is
within 20 feet of the operator, but must be increased to 2-gauge if
Reset switch
Power switch
the DC supply is located farther from the operator or this is a SlideDriver
30F (222 EX 1.7) – 1.7ft/sec model. Also see page 55 titled “Important:
DC Powered Gate Operators" and Drawing E125.
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Section 2 — Installation
11. Check the operator “Hand”
All slide operators must have their “handing” set
before they can function. The “handing” must be
set both by the proper hydraulic hose connection
and by programming the Smart Touch
Controller. The proper handing hose connection
is described on a label near the hose connection
point. Also, see the instructions to set handing
on page 19. Operators are shipped configured
for right hand operation. Handing is viewed by
standing on the secure side looking out. A gate
which opens to the right is a right-handed gate.
12. Replace the Shipping Plug!
“Right Hand” shown
Remove red plastic
shipping plug and
replace with black
breather cap.
To change handing
connect hoses
according to label on
tank.
Replace the red plastic shipping plug on the
front side of the pump with the black breather
cap.
13. Setup the Smart Touch Controller
The operator controls will not allow the gate to
function until the Smart Touch Controller has
been configured.
Wait to connect external controls until you have reviewed Smart
Touch Controller instructions and tested operator basic functions.
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Section 2 — Mechanical and Hydraulic Adjustments
1. Drive Wheel Spring Tension
When the drive wheels are fully clamped on the rail, the red spring should be compressed to 2-inch in height. Turn the nut
at the bottom of the threaded rod assembly to adjust the spring’s tension. Slightly less compression is okay for lighter
gates. (See illustration on page 11.)
2. Drive Rail
Unclamp the wheels and move the gate manually to verify that the drive rail does not move more than 1-inch up and down
or ¼-inch side-to-side throughout the entire horizontal travel of the gate. Re-alignment is simple if the rail is mounted with
U bolts. Adjusting the rail for side-to-side movements requires inserting shims between the rail and the gate where
necessary. To adjust side-to-side movements, loosen the U bolts and add or remove shim stock. To adjust up or down,
loosen the U bolts and simply tap the rail with a hammer until the correct height is reached.
3. Brake Valves
SlideDriver 40 & 30F (222E & EX1.7) models only.
These operators are equipped with brake valves and proper brake valve
adjustment is important for smooth operation of the gate. In order for the
brake valves to have time to function, the limit ramp must trigger the
limit switch at least six inches before the point where you want the gate
to stop. Adjustment of the brake valves, one for each direction of travel, will
determine how quickly the gate actually stops. If adjustment is needed, loosen
the 9/16-inch lock nut on the top of the brake valve and make ¼-inch
incremental turns on the adjustment stem with an Allen wrench. The
adjustment is counter-intuitive, such that a counter-clockwise adjustment stops
the gate more rapidly. If the adjustment is set too loose, the limit ramps will
bang into the drive wheels. If the adjustment is set too tight, the system
pressure will increase, the gate speed may decrease and the gate will jerk to a
stop. Brake valves are factory-set to midpoint, two turns. This should be
sufficient for most applications. If the switch stops with less than two inches of
limit ramp remaining, increase braking. Set the brake valves to achieve a
controlled smooth stop with the limit ramp 1½ to 3-inches from the wheels.
When the adjustment is complete, retighten the locking nut to hold the setting.
Optional brake valves CCW = quicker stop
Left valve controls open
Right valve controls close
“Right Hand” Hose connections shown
4. Pressure Relief Valve
This valve governs the maximum system hydraulic pressure. It is located on the
backside of the pump, above the AWOG on SlideDriver 40 and on the same
manifold, but facing the operator chassis, on other operator models. The
pressure relief valve is not factory set and may need to be adjusted depending
on the gate weight. Reduce the pressure relief valve setting to the lowest
pressure that will reliably operate the gate. A lower setting reduces the
operator’s maximum force. Refer to the yellow tag wire tied to the unit, and
follow the instructions.
Pressure Relief Valve
Left: SlideDriver 40, 80, 200
Behind black switch
Right: All other models
NOTE: The only way to display the actual relief valve setting is to unplug the
hydraulic hoses from the quick disconnect fittings and run the operator. View
the setting on the pressure gauge. Retighten the locking nut to hold the desired
setting and reconnect the hoses correctly.
5. Open and Unloader Valves
These two valves are solenoid operated and, when energized, direct the
hydraulic flow to open the gate. The Unloader Valve energizes at the beginning
of a cycle to allow no load motor starts, and again at the end of each cycle to
aid in decelerating the gate. No adjustment of these valves is possible or
necessary. The black solenoid coil mounts on its valve stem.
Open Valve
Unloader Valve
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SlideDriver 50VF2 (X2)
bolts
cure
mit
mp.
l
er
oes
s
e
30″ limit ramp placed in the outside
channel with the tapered end toward the
wheels and the flat end out.
11.5″ limit ramp placed along the inside
channel with the tapered end toward the
wheels and the flat end out.
SlideDriver 50VF3 (X3)
SlideDriver 50VF2-EFO (X2EFO)
NOTE: For the 50VF2-EFO,
refer to the setup and
programming instructions on
page 20.
An additional 10.5″ double-tapered limit
ramp is placed in the outside channel
on the 50VF3 and 50VF2-EFO models.
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Section 3 — Smart Touch Basics
You must learn to navigate and change menu settings with the Smart Touch Controller before an installation can be
completed or any control settings or function changes can be
made. This page describes how to use the Smart Touch
Controller keypad and access the User and Installer Menus.
NOTE: Until a new operator has been configured, the controls are
not functional and the display is locked in the menu mode until the
usage class and handing have been selected. See the page 19 for
instructions on how address these settings.
1. Five buttons on the membrane switch pad provide total
operator control. The OPEN, CLOSE and STOP buttons
serve as a three-button control station, but in programming
(Menu Mode), they become PREVIOUS, NEXT and
SELECT buttons. The PROGRAM button is used to both
enter and exit Menu Mode. The RESET button clears all
errors and faults and returns the operator to its normal
functioning state.
2. When in a Menu Mode, programming the operator is accomplished by pressing the PREVIOUS, NEXT and
SELECT buttons as described in the chart below:
To edit the display
To navigate through the
selections
To choose what appears
on the display
To navigate between
menus
1. Press SELECT
2. Press NEXT
3. Press SELECT.
4. Press NEXT or PREV
Two characters
blink.
Continue to press NEXT to
view all selections.
Blinking characters
become static.
Advance = press NEXT
Previous = press PREV
3. Once configured, the operator is in the Run Mode. To gain access to the User Menu or the Installer Menu from
the Run mode, follow these steps:
NOTE: The PROGRAM button only works when the gate is at rest, when no open or close inputs are active, and
when no faults, alerts or errors appear on the display.
a. Verify system status by viewing lighted (active) inputs. Active inputs are lighted
on all “New Generation” (post September 2006) Smart Touch Controller
operators (other than DC operators without AC power). NOTE: To verify active
inputs on New Generation DC operators (running without AC power) and
“Classic” pre-September 2006 operators, press the tact button on the Smart
Touch Controller (see page 20).
b. Press the PROGRAM button and watch the operator status displays scroll past.
Press the PROGRAM button a second time to skip the scroll. The operator
status displays are described on page 24.
c. The scrolling displays stop at the menu item for the automatic close timer setting [
#]. This is the first item in the User Menu. Note that the number (#) symbol in the
example can be any number from 0 to 99. You can access the Installer Menu when the
close timer display appears.
NOTE: The #
symbol shown in
the example display
will appear on your
operator as a
number (0 to 99).
d. To access the Installer Menu, press and hold the RESET button and, while
holding, press the OPEN button. The display changes to the usage class menu
item [] or item []. This is the first item in the Installer Menu.
4. Pressing the PROGRAM button from any menu item returns the system to Run
Mode.
NOTE: The PROGRAM button does not function if the characters in the menu
display are blinking.
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Section 3 — Setting Operator Usage Class and Handing
NOTE: Make sure the hydraulic hoses are connected
properly to the quick disconnect fittings on the manifold. A
label near the connection point describes this procedure. If
the hoses are connected incorrectly, the gate will run
backwards (close when the OPEN button is pressed) and
this may trigger an error [] on the display. If this occurs,
the hoses need to be reconnected properly and the RESET
button must be pressed to reset the operator).
To change handing
connect hoses
according to the
label on the pump
pack.
1. Turn the power switch ON. The operator status displays scroll past. The
display directly enters the Installer Menu and the usage class [] menu
item appears.
NOTE: If the operator has been configured, the Installer Menu must be
accessed in order to reach the system configuration menu items. See steps
3c and 3d on page 18.
2. While the usage class [ is being displayed), set the user class as
defined by UL. Press SELECT, and then press NEXT to choose
between [] or []. See page Error! Bookmark not defined. for
UL usage class definitions. Refer to page 18 for a reminder on how to
use the Menu Mode buttons.
3. When the appropriate usage class is displayed, press SELECT to accept
it. The characters on the display stop blinking.
NOTE: The Installer Menu cannot be exited and the operator will not
function until the selection for usage class and gate handing have been
entered.
4. To set the gate “hand,” press the NEXT button. The handing menu item
appears []. Press SELECT, and then press NEXT to choose
between “ ” for right hand or “ ” for a left-hand gate opening.
5. When the appropriate handing is displayed, press SELECT to accept it.
NOTE: Never disconnect the limit switch wires from the Smart Touch
Controller or rearrange the limit switch hardware on the chassis to affect
the handing of the gate.
6. At this point, you should exit the Installer Menu by pressing the
PROGRAM button. The display jumps to the Close Timer [] setting
in the User Menu, Either set the Close Timer by the same programming
sequence described on the previous page or press the PROGRAM
button again to exit to Run Mode.
7. Test for proper handing by observing which way the gate moves. Cycle
the gate close and open using the CLOSE and OPEN buttons on the
keypad. Note what appears on the display. If the display states that the
gate is OPENING, when in reality, it is closing, then you need to correct gate handing through the Installer Menu.
NOTE: If you press the CLOSE button and the gate remains open, further test the operator. Press STOP and then
press OPEN. If the gate begins to close, then you need to press STOP to halt gate travel, turn the power switch OFF,
and swap the hydraulic hoses on the operator. See the illustration above.
8. When you have completed testing the operator, press RESET to clear the display and reset the operator to RUN
mode.
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Section 3 — Test the Operator
Test the Operator
Complete the installation by testing the operation of the gate.
1. Make sure the operator is turned ON.
2. Close the control box lid.
3. Press OPEN to open the gate. The gate should open at rated speed.
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Section 3 — Wiring Control Inputs
1. Test the open and close function of the gate before wiring to accessory devices (external control inputs). This makes it
easier to troubleshoot if an unexpected functionality arises. The Smart Touch Controller has a tact button you can
push which lights an LED next to the active inputs. This button is in bottom left corner of the Smart Touch Controller
board.
2. All the Smart Touch Controller inputs listed below are shown as a single input. The second wire is connected to the
Common Terminal Bus (COM) on the Smart Touch Controller.
NOTE: The Emergency Close and Fire Dept. Open inputs are an exception and require a +24V input. The +24V is
located on the spade terminals next to the Common Bus. Refer to the photograph on the next page.
Smart Touch Controller Inputs
1.
2.
3.
4.
*Stop Push button N.C. input, jumper to Common if unused
*Open Push Button Not for radio or remote access controls
*Close Push button Not for radio or remote access controls
Remote Open & Radio Control For radio / remote open device –
Program to Close using Smart Touch Controller keypad
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Open/Close button Pushbutton or radio controls
Partial Open Installer adjustable from 7- 99 seconds
Open interlock input or Time clock Open programmable
Free Exit vehicle detector
Disable Free Exit vehicle detector or Timer to Close
Free Exit is only disabled if Close Limit Switch is tripped. If the gate is
partially opened, the Free Exit detector will trigger the gate to open fully.
Inside Obstruction vehicle detector Inside reversing loop
Outside Obstruction vehicle detector Outside reversing loop
Shadow/Reset vehicle detector Shadow function used for Swing
gates only - Reset function is for Arm gates
Edge Sensor One input works for both travel directions
Photo eye Common Power
24V common connection for open and close photo eyes
Photo eye Open direction
Photo eye Close direction
Charger AC power loss Only used in DC, battery type operators
Spare Input Software ≤ h3.26,- non functional,
Gate Lock Interlock Input Software > h3.26, prevents start until
external gate lock releases
**Emergency Close Must menu enable and input +24 Volts to trigger.
Requires constant hold or maintained input. This overrides photo eyes,
gate edges & vehicle detectors.
**Fire Dept. Open Must menu enable and input +24 Volts to trigger.
Overrides photo eyes, gate edges, and vehicle loops.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14-15.
17.
19.
21.
22.
23.
24.
Tact button
CAUTION: *Only connect an external control to terminals #1, 2 or 3 when the controls are located in clear
view of the entire gate area. For controls that need not be in line of sight, use input terminals #4, 5, 6 or 7.
**The Emergency Close and Fire Dept. Open inputs are to be used only if access to these controls is guarded and
supervised.
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Section 3 — Connecting a Master / Slave Pair
Configuring two operators to be a Master and Slave pair is easy with the Smart Touch Controller. There is no need to
order a special model or any adapters. The area of the board marked Dual Gate employs a 3-wire RS485 serial port for
communication between Master and Slave operators.
NOTE: Master and Slave operators must have the same version of the Smart Touch Controller and the same software
version loaded on both machines.
1. An electrical conduit for the interconnecting wires must span between the two operators. This conduit must
contain only low voltage ≤ 24V control and signal wiring.
2. Complete the installation of both of the operators as separate machines and verify that their basic functions are
correct as solo operators before interconnecting them.
3. The two gate operators should be supplied by home runs from separate 20A circuit breakers in the main panel,
but if there is only one circuit, be absolutely certain that the breaker and wire size is sufficient for the load of two
motors. See the Appendix pages 55 and 62.
4. External control inputs, vehicle detectors and entrapment protection sensors may be connected to either gate
operator without regard to preference.
5. To interconnect the two operators, route a shielded twisted triple cable between the electric control boxes and
connect to the RS485 Dual Gate terminals, in matching order on both machines. In the RS485 shaded area,
connect the terminals for Master Com to Slave Com as shown in the table below:
Slave
Master
A
A
COM
COM
B
B
Shield wire to Ground*
*NOTE: Only ground to one operator. Do NOT attach the
shield wire to both operators. Cut off the shield and insulate
(tape up) the exposed strands at the other operator.
6. The Installer Menu in each operator must be set as a Master or a Slave under menu item []. Set one operator
as a Slave [] and the other as a Master []. If the function of any external input is to be different than the
factory default, configure for the desired function on the operator where that input is connected. Internal functions,
such as the close timer or reversal distance, are controlled by the Master operator regardless of the settings in the
Slave.
7. Once set as a Master or a Slave, the operators are in constant communication with each other. If that
communication stops because the wires become severed or one operator is turned off, both machines will cease
functioning and the  appears on the display (a Master/Slave communication error). This error cannot be reset
until both machines are functional and communicating properly again.
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Section 3 —User Menu Functions
Initial Power Up – When power is turned ON, the display will disclose the software revision:
Display Revision Number
2s delay
Displays software version Number, ex. [h2.17]
Operator Status Displays (system data) and accessing the User Menu Settings:
If the gate is stopped in Run Mode, pressing the PROGRAM button accesses the User Menu. When the PROGRAM
button is pressed, the operator status displays (shown in the following chart) scroll past. The scrolling display stops at the
Close Timer setting, which is the beginning of the User Menu.
Operator Status Displays
S1
Time
Description
2s
SLAVE Operator or LEAd Operator (master)
S2
[SLAu] or [LEAd]
[ot 7] Gate type (1-7)
2s
Operator type: 1 =HSG, 2 =HRG, 3 HVG, 4 =HTG,
5 = SW24, 6 = SW38, 7 = 50VF
S3
[_rh_] or [_Lh_] Hand setting
2s
Displays hand configuration [_rh_] or [_Lh_]
S4
[uC _] UL usage class (1-4)
2s
Installer setting of usage class: type 1-4
S5
[d___] 24VDC Buss Voltage
2s
Actual VDC buss voltage
S6
[CC__] Life cycle counter
2s
High digits of 6 digit life cycle counter
S7
[____] Life cycle counter
2s
Last 4 digits of 6 digit life cycle counter
Read through the options available in the User Menu and the Installer Menu on the next page and you can see that the
functions of this gate operator can be configured to suit most any need. Once you have learned to navigate the menus
and how to change a setting, as described in the chart on page 18, the full range of features and choices of the Smart
Touch Controller are available to use. The User Menu contains the basic programmable items and the Installer Menu
contains the more advanced programmable items.
To exit Menu Mode, simply press the PROGRAM button and return to Run Mode.
NOTE: If the display is blinking, you must press SELECT to accept what appears on the display and then press
PROGRAM. Also, the operator automatically returns to the Run Mode if there is no key press activity for two minutes.
User Menu Options
Default
Description
U1
[Ct 0] Close timer setting
0
0 = Close timer off or 1 – 99 seconds
U2
[hC 0] Momentary Close
0
0 = momentary, 1 = Constant hold Close PB required
U3
[ho 0] Momentary Open
0
0 = momentary, 1= Constant hold Open PB required
U4
[AP 0] Power loss function
0
0 – 3 (0=Type A, 1 = B, 2 = C, 3 = D)
U5
[ro 0] Radio control option
0
0 = Open only, 1 = Adds close ability when full open
U6
[bF 2] Warn before operate
2
0 =off, 1 = Buzzer alerts 3s before + in motion,
2 = Buzzer alerts 3s before + 2s in motion
U7
[FA 0] Forced open Alert and
automatic gate reposition
0
0 = disabled, 1 = sound buzzer (2 pulses/sec) if forced
open for more than 4s, time out in 30s
U8
[dA 0] Drift Closed Alert and
automatic gate reposition
0
0 = disabled, 1 = sound buzzer (2 pulses/) if drift closed and
cannot reopen within four seconds.
U9
[PE 0] Photo Eye Align Mode
0
0= off, 1 = on (auto off when close limit triggered)
U10
[CL 0] Clock set (24 hour type)
0
0= display, 1= set minutes, 2= set hours, 3= day, 4= month
U11
[Ld 5] LCD Contrast set
5
1 - 9 = Adjusts contrast of the display
U12
[dS 0] Data Log
0
0 = Std. 1 = Extended (reset to 0 in 24 hr) (V4.xx software)
These notes refer to the menu above:
S1 Appears only if the operator is configured as a master or a slave unit.
U1 Close timer setting does not appear when set for constant contact close function.
U4 Power loss function only appears if factory has provided DC battery-type operator.
U6 NEVER disable (turn off) the Warn Before Operate buzzer per UL 325 regulations.
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Section 3 —User Menu Functions
The User Menu functions shown in the chart on previous page are described in more detail on this page.
User 1 [Ct _] Close timer setting: Assign how many seconds before the open gate initiates closure. Keep the setting
at 0 if a hard-wired, push-button control device is being used.
NOTE: The CLOSE TIMER display does not appear when the HOLD TO CLOSE is set to 1.
User 2 [hC 0] Momentary Close: Set to 0 produces a gate closure when a momentary signal is transmitted.
Set to 1 if a constant hold to close signal, such as a push-button control, is being used. A setting of 1 also deactivates the
automatic close timer and causes its menu to disappear. You must set HC to 1 to comply with UL 325 Type D protection.*
User 3 [ho 0] Momentary Open: Similar to HOLD TO CLOSE, but configures the OPEN push button for a constanthold function. 0 = Momentary open signal. A setting of 1 means a constant hold open push button is required. You must
set HO to 1 to comply with UL 325 Type D protection.*
User 4 [AP 0] Power loss function: This menu item only appears if the operator is a DC battery-powered (UPS)
version. Configures the gate function that will occur if AC power fails.
User 5 [ro 0] Radio control option: Configures radio input for open only (0) or at setting 1 adds the capability for
radio input to close the gate when it is fully open.
User 6 [bF 2] Warn before operate: Controls the warn-before-operate buzzer and can be configured three ways:
Set to 1: Buzzer beeps for 3 seconds before gate motion begins and continues through entire gate travel.
Set to 2: Buzzer beeps for 3 seconds before gate motion begins and continues for 2 seconds of gate travel.
Set to 0: Buzzer is disabled. Set at 0 the buzzer will still beep when alerts, faults, errors, or entrapment are detected.
WARNING: Do NOT cut the wires to the buzzer or unplug it as the operator will not be in compliance with UL 325.
Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death.
User 7 [FA 0] Forced open Alert and automatic gate reposition: Intended for highly secure facilities. Set to 1, the
operator sounds the 3-second “warn before operate” buzzer alarm, and then initiates a closure if the gate is forced open
and the closed limit switch disengages. The motor restarts to secure the gate. If the gate does not fully close within 4
seconds, the motor turns off and the alert buzzer sounds for 30 seconds. The display shows .
User 8 [dA 0] Drift Closed Alert and automatic gate reposition: Set to 1, the operator sounds the 3-second “warn
before operate” buzzer alarm and initiates an open command if the gate is forced, or drifts, off the open limit switch. The
motor starts to reopen the gate. The motor runs for a maximum of 4 seconds and, if the gate is not fully open at the end of
this period, the buzzer sounds for 10 seconds. The display shows .
User 9 [PE 0] PE Alignment Mode: When set to 1, the operator serves as an aide in photo-eye transmitter/receiver
alignment. The buzzer chirps once when the emitter and receiver are not aligned. When the emitter and receiver are
aligned, the buzzer chirps twice. If they go out of alignment again, the buzzer will chirp once. The Alignment Mode is reset
with a close-limit input or reset input.
User 10 [CL 0] Clock and date set: The Smart Touch Controller is equipped with a 24 hour 365 day clock; thus events
of significance are logged and stamped with the time and date. This feature is useful to read historical operation data,
which can be accessed with a computer via the USB or RS232 port. To set or adjust the hour, minute, day or month, see
page 31.
User 11 [Ld 5] LCD Contrast set: Under some extreme high or low temperature conditions, it may be necessary to
adjust the contrast of the LCD display. The display is adjustable from 0-9 with a factory default setting of 5.
User 12 [dD 0] Extended Data Log: Set this item to 1 to record all gate operator open and close events, in addition to
the normal alert, fault and error logs. This parameter automatically resets to the default 0 (off) after 24 hours, which is
useful when experiencing intermittent problems. Set to 0, the Smart Touch Controller logs pertinent gate operator events
such as faults, errors, or menu manipulation.
*NOTE: For gate operators using Type D entrapment protection, an automatic closing device (such as a timer, loop
sensor, or similar device) shall not be employed.
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Section 3 —Installer Menu Functions
The Installer Menu is accessed by entering the User Menu first [], and then pressing the RESET button and the
OPEN button simultaneously. The display reverts to the usage class [] which is the first menu item in the Installer
Menu.
Installer Menu Options
I1
I2
I3
I4
I5
I6
I7
I8
I9
I10
I11
I12
I13
I14
I15
I16
I17
I18
I19
I20
I21
I22
I23
I24
I25
I26
I27
I28
I29
I30
I31
I32
I33
I34
I35
I36
*See
[uC 0] Set UL Usage Class
[Sh 0] Set Handing of gate
[Fd 0] Load Factory Defaults
[bu 0] Choose Buzzer
[dg 0] Set dual gate type
[SG 0] Set sequential gate
[Ch 0] Set AC Charger or Solar
[Fo 0] Enable Fire Dept. Open
[oC 0] Enable Emergency close
[SE 3] Inherent Entrapment Sensor
[SS 0] Inherent Sensor function
[LC 0] Leaf delay Close
[Lo 0] Leaf delay Open
[rt 0] Maximum run timer
[Po 0] Partial Open distance
[EC 0] PEC reverse to open
[EO 0] PEO reverse to close
[gr 0] Edge reverse to open
[Sr 1] IES reverse to open
[PC 0] Set PEO/ PEC – NO/NC
[gC 0] Set Edge input – NO/NC
[tC 1] Time clock/ Interlock input
[dt 0] Disable Free Exit/Close Timer
[or 1] OOLD detector function
[ir 1] IOLD detector function
[dL 1] Vehicle detector logic
[r1 0] User relay 1 option
[r2 0] User relay 2 option
[r3 0] User relay 3 option
[t L 0] Gate Open alert
[Lt 0] Loitering alert
[SA 0] System Address
[ELd0] Test factory ELD*
[iLd0] Test factory IOLD*
[oLd0] Test factory OOLD*
[SLd0] Test factory SLD*
Default
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
1
6
1
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
Description
0 = gate disabled, Set Class 1 through 4 use
0 = gate disabled, r = Right Hand, L = Left Hand
0 = User settings, 1 = Load defaults (resets full menu)
0 = Buzzer not set, 1 = Freq 1, 2 = Freq. 2
0 = Solo operator, 1 = Slave, 2 = Master, 3 = Sally PortA, 4 = Sally PortB
0 = not active, 1 = Loop Layout #1, 2 = Loop Layout #2
0 = DC + AC charger 1 = DC + Solar charger
0 = disabled, 1 = enabled
0 = disabled, 1 = enabled
1 = maximum sensitivity, 9 = Lowest sensitivity
1 = stop only (note, functions in usage class 4 only)
0 = none (1-7) ½ second steps (Master/Slave only)
0 = none (1-7) ½ second steps (Master/Slave only)
0 = 60 Seconds max run, 1 = 300 Seconds max run
0 = none, or 7 – 99 seconds
0 = Close eye stops only, 1 = 2 sec reverse to open
0 = Open eye stops only, 1 = 2 sec reverse to close
0 = Edge reverses fully open, 1 = 2 sec reversal only
0 = IES reverses fully open, 1 = 2 sec reversal only
0 = Normally Open PE output, 1 = N.C. (supervised)
0 = Normally Open Edge output, 1 = Normally Closed
0 = select Time Clock, 1 = select Open Interlock
0 = disable Free Exit, 1 = disable Close Timer
0 = pause closing only, 1 = enable reversing to open
0 = pause closing only, 1 = enable reversing to open
1 = std, 2 & 3 = quick close, 4 = full anti-tailgate*
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = disabled, 1 – 24 = see output options page 30
0 = 0 sec, 1=15s, 2=45s, 3=75s, 4=105s, 5=135s
0 = 0 sec, 1=15s, 2=45s, 3=75s, 4=105s, 5=135s
0 = Off, 1-99 = Network “Drop” Address (RS-485)
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
page 43 for description of Vehicle Detector & Loop Fault diagnostics
If you wish to restore the factory default settings, go to menu item [] and change the setting to 1, then press
the PROGRAM button. The entire menu will reset to the factory defaults. You will need to reprogram the operator
if you want it to recognize any settings other than its factory defaults.
These Notes Refer to the chart above:
I1, I2, I3a These settings must be configured before the gate operator can function. Once set, the User and Installer
Menu items become accessible as well
I3a The Option bu=0 only appears if the Controller has been reset to factory default settings
I5 These settings appear only if the factory has provided a DC powered gate operator
I9 IES stop only setting [SS __] does not appear unless set as a class 4 operator
I10, I11 These settings appear only if the Installer Menu is set for Master / Slave function
I27, I28 These settings appear only if the Installer Menu has set relays r1-r3 for these alerts
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The Installer Menu functions shown in the chart on previous page are described in more detail on the next few pages.
Installer 1 [] Set UL Usage Class: Assign the operator’s Usage Class designation per UL 325 standards. The
installer must designate a usage class before the operator will function. See page 19.
Installer 2 [] Set Handing of gate The handing determines which way the gate opens as you view it from the
operator side. The installer must designate a left or right handing before the operator will function. See page 19.
Installer 3 [] Load Factory Defaults: Globally restores all menu settings back to new machine status. To
activate, change the setting from 0 to 1 and press the PROGRAM button. Note that if the factory defaults are reinstated,
the UL usage class, handing, and buzzer type will need to be set again.
Installer 4 [] Select Buzzer Type: Selects the type of audible buzzer installed on the machine. To set, press the
SELECT button; the display flashes 0. Press OPEN and listen to the buzzer volume, and then press OPEN again and
listen to the buzzer volume. If the volume increased, press SELECT to change to the louder volume. If the volume
decreased, push CLOSE to retain the louder volume then push SELECT to lock in the louder volume.
Installer 5 [] Set Solo, Master/Slave type, or Sally Port: Programs and establishes communication protocols
when wiring two operators as dual gates in a Master/Slave or Sally Port site configuration. This menu item appears when
the sequenced gate menu item () is set to 0 (off). Settings: 1 = Slave, 2 = Master, 3 = Sally Port A, 4 = Sally Port B
Installer 6 [] Set Sequential Gate status: Programs and establishes communication protocols when wiring two
operators as sequential gates. This menu item appears when the sequenced gate menu item () is set to 0 (off).
Settings: 1 = Loop layout #1, 2 = Loop Layout #2
Installer 7
[] Set AC Charger or Solar: Appears on 24VDC battery (UPS) machines only.
Installer 8 [] Enable Fire Dept. Open: Enables the Fire Department Open input. When set to [], overrides
vehicle detectors, photo eyes and gate edges to open a gate. A reset (or two open commands) is required before the
gate can be closed.
Installer 9 [] Enable Emergency Close: Enables the Emergency Close input. When set to [], overrides
vehicle detectors, photo eyes and gate edges to close a gate. A reset is required before the gate can be opened.
Installer 10 [] Inherent Sensor sensitivity: Adjusts the sensitivity of the internal inherent sensor. Available
settings are 1-9 with 9 being the least sensitive.
Installer 11 [] Inherent Sensor function: Only available in UL Class 4 Gate Operators and allows an option
whereby the inherent sensor will only stop the gate.
Installer 12 [] Leaf delay Close: Only appears if the Gate Operator is set up as a Master or a Slave. Available
settings are 1-7. Each increment adds ½ second, to a maximum of 3½ seconds time delay, before the operator activates
when commanded to close.
Installer 13 [] Leaf delay Open: Only appears if the Gate Operator is set up as a Master or a Slave. Available
settings are 1-7. Each increment adds ½ second (with a maximum of 3½ seconds) time delay following a command to
open before the operator activates.
Installer 14 [] Maximum run timer: Allows an optional setting of 300 seconds if changed to [] as opposed to
the maximum run timer default setting of 60 seconds.
Installer 15 [] Partial Open distance: Activates the partial open input and allows an adjustable distance by setting
the open duration. The available time settings are 7-99 seconds. The default setting [] leaves this input inactive.
Installer 16 [] PEC (photo eye close) reverse to open: The default setting is non-reversal if the close photo eye is
triggered. The optional setting of [] will cause the gate to reverse to open for two seconds if triggered while closing.
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Installer 17 [] PEO (photo eye open) reverse to close: The default setting is non-reversal if the open photo eye
is triggered. The optional setting of [] will cause the gate to reverse to close for two seconds if triggered while opening.
Installer 18 [gr 0] Edge reverse to open: The default setting is to reopen fully. The optional setting of [] sets the
gate at a 2-second reversal if triggered while closing.
Installer 19 [] IES (inherent sensor) reverse to open: The default setting is a 2-second duration reversal if the
inherent sensor is triggered. The optional setting of [] will cause the gate to reopen fully if triggered while closing.
Installer 20 [] Set PEO/ PEC – NO/NC: The default setting is photo eyes with Normally Open outputs. The
optional setting [] will require a Normally Closed (NC) output. If set for NC, the connection is also supervised and any
open or short circuit fault will generate a FAL2 alert, which requires a Stop button reset to re-enable any function if
triggered.
Installer 21 [] Set Edge input – NO/NC: The default setting is edge sensor with Normally Open (NO) outputs. The
optional setting [] will require a NC output..
Installer 22 [] Time clock / Interlock input: This menu item configures the input at terminal #7 to be either for the
gate interlock function, as described on page 29, or for an external time clock to open input, as described on page Error!
Bookmark not defined.. The default setting is [ for the interlock function.
Installer 23 [] Disable Free Exit / Close timer: Configures the input at Terminal No. 9 on the controller circuit board
to disable either the Free Exit Detector on terminal #8, or the Timer To Close function. Default setting is [] allowing
disabling of the free exit detector.
NOTE: The free exit is disabled when the gate is at its closed limit. If the closed limit is not tripped, the free exit continues
to work.
Installer 24 [] OOLD (Outside Obstruction Loop Detector) function: The default is for full reversal when the
OOLD is triggered. The optional setting [] causes the gate to only pause when triggered. Gate closure begins as
soon as the loop is clear again.
Installer 25 [] IOLD (Inside Obstruction Loop Detector) function: The default is for full reversal when the IOLD
is triggered. The optional setting [] causes the gate to only pause when triggered. Closure begins as soon as the
loop is clear again.
Installer 26 [] Vehicle detector logic: Configures quick close and anti-tailgate logic. There are four modes. See the
full description on page 44.
Installer 27, 28, 29 [], [], [] User output relay 1 - 3 options: Configures the function of the three user
output relays. The choices are described in detail starting on page 30.
Installer 30 [] Gate Open alert: Adjusts the time delay before activating the user relay function #8, described on
page 30. Time settings up to 135 seconds.
Installer 31 [] Loitering alert: This menu item is to adjust the time delay before activating the user relay function
#13, described on page 30. Time settings up to 135 seconds.
Installer 32 [] System Address: Sets the system address for network communication; 0 = no network
communication, 1-99 sets individual poling addresses. Requires v4.24 software or higher.
Installer 33 [] Factory ELD: Controls the HY-5A Free Exit detector, see page 43.
Installer 34 []
Factory IOLD: Controls the HY-5A IOLD detector, see page 43.
Installer 35 [] Factory OOLD: Controls the HY-5A OOLD detector, see page 43.
Installer 36 [SLd]. Factory SLD: Controls the HY-5A Shadow detector, see page 43.
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Section 3 —Correctional Facility – User Optional Wiring
A special terminal strip has been pre-wired to the three user relay outputs in Correctional Facility (CF) models for easy
field wiring of the common interconnect options. If alternate output functions are required, see page 30.
NOTE: User 3 Relay on STC boards is rated for DC only up to 48V and does not have an N.C. (normally closed)
connection.
Connecting an Interlocked Pair:
An interlocked pair of operators is not a Master/Slave system. It is two gate operators interlocked such that the one cannot
open unless the other is fully closed. This connection is used frequently at correctional facilities for Sally Port gates. The
Smart Touch Controller provides both the required interlock input (#7) and the interlock output contact.
1. User relay 3 on the Smart Touch Board has been set by the factory to provide the necessary interlock function.
Connect a total of four wires between operator #1 and operator #2 as follows: One wire to the Common bus of
each operator to the User 3 relay COM terminal of the other operator. Then, connect wires from the User 3 relay
NO terminal to the Interlock input (#7) of the other operator.
2. If User relay 3 has already been used for a different function, then one of the other relays User 1 or User 2 must
be wired as described above and set to output function 1. The user relays are configured in the Installer Menu as
item [r1__], [r2__] or [r3__] according to the definitions described on page 30.
3. The interlock input, terminal #7, is convertible to alternately be a time clock input, so it is possible that it may need
to be switched back for the interlock function. If this alteration is needed, go to the Installer Menu, and set item
[tC _] to be [tC_1].
NOTE: Wiring schematic (D0014) shows connection to the electromechanical User Relay 1. On the New
Generation board, current recommendations are to connect to the electronic User Relay 3, but either relay can be
used. Remember to always follow standard grounding procedures.
Connecting to an External Lock Mechanism:
The Smart Touch Controller can command an external solenoid lock or maglock to unlock just before gate motion begins.
1. User relay 2 has been set by the factory to provide the necessary output for a solenoid lock. Connect the voltage
matching the lock solenoid to User 2 COM and connect a solenoid coil to User 2 NO (connect a maglock coil to
User 2 NC). The un-switched solenoid or maglock wire connects directly to its supply voltage common conductor.
2. If User relay 2 has already been used for a different function, then one of the other relays User 1 or User 3 must
be wired as described above and set to output function 6. The user relays are configured in the Installer Menu as
item [r1__], [r2__] or [r3__] according to the definitions described on page 30.
Connecting the Gate Secure Position Indicator Output:
The Smart Touch Controller can signal an external device that the gate is secure.
1. User relay 1 has been set by the factory to provide the necessary output for position indication. Connect the
voltage matching the indicator light to User 1 COM and connect the gate secure light to User 1 NC. The other
indicator light wire connects directly to the voltage common conductor. If an unsecured light is required, connect it
to User 1 NO.
2. If User relay 1 has already been used for a different function, then one of the other relays, User 2 or User 3, must
be wired as described above and set to output function 1. The user relays are configured in the Installer Menu as
item [r1__], [r2__] or [r3__] according to the definitions described on page 30.
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Section 3 —Options for User Programmable Output Relays 1-3
The Smart Touch Controller is able to interface with many types of external devices through the use of three userprogrammable output relays. All of the output functions described below are accessible in the Installer Menu under the
selection [r1__], [r2__] and [r3__].
NOTE: The User Relays will operate normally to less than 18VDC.
Access the Installer Menu and program the output relays according to the following steps:
1. Select the relay you wish to use; either [r1__], [r2__] or [r3__].
2. Enter the appropriate function using the associated number listed in the table.
1. Close limit output: Creates an interlock signal to another operator’s interlock input, or simply to indicate that the
gate is secure. The relay is released when the fully-closed limit switch is tripped. The relay is energized when the
fully-closed limit is released.
2. Close limit pulse output: Used in a sequenced system to command a second machine to close. Generates a brief
pulsed output that occurs when the close limit is triggered.
3. Open limit output: Indicates a fully-opened position. This output becomes active when an open-limit is triggered
and releases when the open-limit is released.
4. Open limit pulse output: Trips a sequenced barrier arm gate operator to open. Generates a brief pulsed-output
when the open-limit is triggered. An additional pulse is also generated with any new open command even when the
gate is already fully-opened.
5. Warn before/during operate output: Controls an external warning device. This output operates at the same time
as the internal warn before operate buzzer.
6. Gate Lock output: Controls external solenoid locks or magnetic locks. In both directions of travel, this output is
activated about 7/10ths of a second before the operator starts moving the gate and remains active while moving as
well as for a few seconds after stopping.
7. Gate forced open output: Activated if the gate is forced off the closed limit switch and operator is not able to restore
the gate to full closed within four seconds. This alarm resets itself in 30 seconds.
8. Gate open too long output: Activates when the gate is open longer than a user-selected period of time. Adjustable
from 0 delay to 135 seconds delay in 15-second time increments. Installer Menu I30
9. Safety Mode Alert output: Activated when system is in the Safety Mode or the Entrapment Mode. Safety Mode
occurs upon an impact with an obstruction. Entrapment Mode means the gate is stopped and occurs if the internal
inherent sensor triggers while the system is in the Safety Mode.
10. Entrapment Mode Alert output: Activated only when system is in the Entrapment Mode.
11. Unauthorized Vehicle Entry output: Activated when one or more of the relay options has been programmed for
Tailgater activation. If that is the case, then while the gate remains unsecured and the OOLD and then the IOLD are
both tripped in that order for a second time without a renewed open command, a tailgater alert output is generated
on the configured relay to warn of an unauthorized entry. This can happen only if loops are installed properly. The
maximum distance (span) between loops is 8 feet (2.4 meters). This output releases when an access control input
signals open or the gate reaches the close limit position.
12. Outside Obstruction Vehicle Detector output: Interlocks an entry device to prevent pedestrian use. This output is
active whenever the OOLD is tripped.
13. Special output from “OOLD” only when gate is closed: Annunciates a vehicle or indicates loitering. Adjustable
from 0 delay to 135 seconds delay in 15-second time intervals. Installer Menu I31
14. Gate nearing full travel output: Applies to operators with RPM sensors only. Activated when the gate is three feet
from full travel in both the open and close directions. This output is used to reduce the sensitivity of a proximity
sensor near the ends of gate travel.
15. Gate Failure output: Activated to report occurrence of a problem. Indicates the system in an Error Mode, Fault
Mode or Entrapment Mode. If active, the gate is disabled.
16. Motor Running output: Active when the motor is running and the gate is in motion.
17. AC Power Failure output: This relay is normally energized and drops with loss of AC power. This output is also
active on DC machines when the battery charger is off.
18. DC Power Failure output: Activated when the battery power is very low, but the output ceases when the battery is
dead. The relay is triggered when the battery is less than 20 VoltsFlasher Relay: Controls flashing lights that pulse
once per second. The relay is constantly activating except when the open limit switch is triggered.
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19. Flasher Relay: This output is intended to control flashing lights that pulse once per second. This relay is flashing all
the time, except when the open limit switch is triggered.
20. Free Exit Loop Vehicle Detector output: Available with software version h3.23 and higher. Active whenever the
ELD is tripped.
21. Inside Obstruction Vehicle Detector output (available in h3.23 and higher software): Activated when the Inside
Obstruction Vehicle Detector (IOLD) is tripped.
22. Reset/Shadow Loop Detector output: (Not used in SlideDriver.) Activated when the Reset or Shadow loop
detector (RLD/SLD) is tripped. Since this input it not used for a sliding gate, User Relay 22 can be used in
combination with a detector to perform the function of an arming-loop detector or annunciation-loop detector because
there is no associated gate control logic.
23. Gate Lock Output: Available with software version h3.25 or h4.23 and higher. Activates when the Lock Interlock
Input (Terminal No. 22) is active at the start of an Open cycle and remains on until the Lock Interlock releases or 10
seconds passes, whichever is sooner. Also, activates at the start of a Close cycle and releases 1 second after
reaching the Close limit..
24. Gate at Partial Open Position: Available with software version h3.25 and higher. Active when the partial open
position is reached or exceeded.
25. DC Power Alert: Deactivates when the software detects a low battery voltage (below 21VDC, but greater than
18VDC) for a duration of 2 seconds or more. To slow battery drain, accessory power loads are shed.
Clock Functions
Setting the Time and Date
The Smart Touch Controller is equipped with a 24 hour (military time), 365 day clock, so that significant events can be
logged and stamped with the time and date. This troubleshooting feature is useful to record key historical operational
data and a log of Alerts, Faults and Errors. The log can be accessed via the RS232 port. Optional software and a serial
communication cable are required in order to read this log. Contact your HySecurity distributor or HySecurity to purchase
software and download cable*.
1. To set or adjust the time, go the User menu item [] and push the SELECT button, so that [] blinks. Using
the PREVIOUS and/or NEXT buttons, change the setting from [] to 1, 2, 3 or 4 depending upon which setting
is to be changed. 1 = minutes / 2 = hours / 3 = days / 4 = months.
2. Push the SELECT button. The display will change to a blinking (adjustable) value. Different displays will appear
(see table below) based on which [] value is selected:
Setting
[]
[]
[]
[]
[]
Value
minutes
hours
days
months
Run Mode
Display
[ni 0–59]
[hr 0–23]
[dA 1-31]
[no 1-12]
None
3. Change the hour, minute, day or month to the desired value using the PREVIOUS and/or NEXT buttons, then
press the SELECT button to enter the change. [] will appear.
4. To change another setting, Press the SELECT button, (display will blink), then move to that setting using the
PREVIOUS and /or NEXT buttons and repeat steps 2 and 3 until the clock is fully set.
5. When finished, be sure [] is displayed, then push PROGRAM to exit.
6. A lithium disk battery supports the clock so that the time is not lost when the main power is off. This battery
should be replaced about every five years. Use a DL 2025 / DL 2032 or CR 2025 / 2032 battery.
* START Configuration and Diagnostic software is available at no charge from our website – www.hysecurity.com. A
serial communication cable and USB adaptor (Part MX000667) can be ordered through your HySecurity distributor.
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Section 4 — Entrapment Protection Devices for Sliding Gates
Refer to the illustration on page 4.
UL 325 Standard Requirement for Entrapment Protection Devices
Gate Operator Category & Usage Class
Horizontal Slide, Vertical Lift, Vertical Pivot
Swing and Vertical Barrier (arm)
Usage class
Primary typea
Secondary typea
Primary typea
Secondary typea
Vehicular I and II
A
B1, B2, or D
A, or C
A, B1, B2, C, or D
Vehicular III
A, B1, or B2
A, B1, B2, D, or E
A, B1, or C
A, B1, B2, C, D, or E
Vehicular IV
A, B1, B2, or D
A, B1, B2, D, or E
A, B1, C, or D
A, B1, B2, C, D, or E
NOTE: The same type of device shall not be utilized for both the primary and the secondary entrapment protection
means. Using a single device to cover both the opening and closing directions is in accordance with the requirement;
however, a single device is not required to cover both directions. A combination of a Type B1 for one direction and a Type
B2 for the other direction is the equivalent of one device for the purpose of complying with the requirements of either the
primary or secondary entrapment protection means.
aEntrapment protection sensor types:
Type A - Inherent entrapment sensing systems.
Type B1 - A non-contact sensor (photoelectric sensor or the equivalent).
Type B2 - A contact sensor (edge sensor device or the equivalent).
Type C - Inherent adjustable clutch or pressure relief device.
Type D - An actuating device requiring continuous pressure to maintain opening or closing
motion of the gate.
Type E - An inherent audio alarm, which warns a minimum of 3 seconds before operation.
UL Usage Class Information:
The automatic vehicular operator must also be labeled as appropriate for both the type and usage class of the gate.
Installers must verify that the gate operator is labeled for the intended application.
The Usage Classes are:
Class I: Intended for use in a location with one to four single family dwellings, or a parking area associated therewith.
Class II: Intended for use in a commercial location or building such as a multi-family housing unit (five or more single
family units) hotel, garages, retail store or other building servicing the general public.
Class III: Intended for use in an industrial location or building such as a factory or loading dock or other locations not
intended to service the general public.
Class IV: Intended for use in a guarded industrial location or building such as an airport security area or other restricted
access locations not servicing the general public, in which unauthorized access is prevented via supervision by security
personnel.
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Section 4 — Placement & Use of Secondary Pedestrian Entrapment Sensors
WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury or death, read and follow all instructions in the gate operator
handbook and on the warning labels.
Automatic gate operators are intended for vehicular use and pedestrians must be routed to a separate main gate.
However, to provide a degree of protection should anyone happen to stray into the area of an automatic gate, sensors are
required. Generally two types of external sensors may be used:

Contact type sensors, such as an edge sensor

Non-contact sensors, such as photoelectric sensors
Current industry standards require the use of either type, or both, of these sensors as a secondary device in Class I and
Class II automatic sliding gate installations because the general public is likely to be present. Although alternative options
exist for Class III and IV installations, we highly recommend the use of external sensors for all automatic gate
applications.
The specifier or installer may choose either photoelectric sensors or edge sensors, or use these devices in combination,
but both the open and closing directions of gate travel must be guarded. The UL 325 standard for automatic sliding gates
specifically requires the following:

One or more non-contact sensors (photoelectric eyes) shall be located where the risk of entrapment or
obstruction exists, such as the perimeter reachable by a moving gate.

One or more contact sensors (edge sensors) shall be located at the leading edge, trailing edge and post mounted
both inside and outside of a sliding gate.

A hard-wired contact sensor shall be located and its wiring arranged so that the communication between the
sensor and the gate is not subjected to mechanical damage.

A contact sensor that transmits its signal to the gate operator shall be located such that the signal is not impeded
by building structures or other obstructions and shall function under its intended end-use conditions.

The contact and non-contact sensors must be tested and labeled as “Recognized Components” under the UL 325
standard in order to be deemed acceptable for use in this application.
Study the entrapment protection schematic and consider your specific installation to determine where the
greatest risks of entrapment exist. Locate edge sensors and/or the photoelectric sensors accordingly. Be certain
that a sufficient number of sensors are used so that both directions of gate travel are properly guarded.
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Section 4 — Installing Gate Edge (Contact Type) Reversing Sensor
1. Follow the guidelines in the Entrapment Protection Device illustration to plan the most appropriate mounting positions
for the edge sensors to be installed. For sliding gates, one or more sensors shall be located at the leading edge,
trailing edge and post mounted both inside and outside of a sliding gate. A requirement of the UL 325 standard is that
an edge sensor be laboratory tested and “recognized” under UL 325.
2. Drill holes through the edge’s mounting channel and through the surface that each gate edge is to be mounted.
Securely fasten every edge sensor. The edge sensors should all be placed not higher than 6-inches above the
ground.
3. Edge sensors that are not attached to the moving gate, such as post mounted sensors are wired in parallel and
directly connected to the gate operator:
a. Mount a gate edge to the wall, pilaster or end post of the fence that aligns with the gate when it is in the open
position.
b. Always route the leads of the edge sensors to the gate operator so that they are protected from physical damage.
c. Connect one edge sensor lead to our Common Buss on the power supply board and the other to terminal #13,
which is labeled Edge Sensor input.
4. Edge sensors mounted to the leading edge or trailing edge of the gate panel should be used with an edge transmitter
and a receiver in order to transmit to the gate operator. We do not recommend the use of retractable cord reels or
curl cords because of durability problems with these devices in outdoor environments.
a. Mount gate edge sensors to the leading edge and trailing edge of the gate so that entrapment protection is
provided in both directions of travel.
b. Mount one or two edge transmitters (Linear Model #3022 or equivalent) onto the gate panel near the upper corner
of the leading edge of the gate. Both gate edges will function correctly if only one transmitter is used, but wiring
both edges to a single transmitter may be impractical or displeasing visually.
c.
Connect the edge(s) to the terminals in the edge transmitter and set the “DIP” switches of the transmitter to match
the setting in the receiver to be used.
5. Mount a commercial style radio receiver* (external antenna type) on the inside of the operator, below the electrical
box. Knock out the smallest hole in the lower right corner of the electrical box and route the wires to the area marked
Radio Options. Only three wire connections are needed because the 24-Volt supply and the radio output share a wire.
Being certain to observe polarity, crimp the black radio power wire together with one of the radio output wires into a
¼-inch spade connector and connect to the COM terminal. Connect the red wire to the +24V terminal and connect the
other radio output contact wire to the spade marked EDGE. Note that this terminal is the same as the #13 input
terminal labeled Edge Sensor on the main control board.
a. Mount an external antenna onto the top of a fixed post of the fence near the operator.
b. Connect the antenna into the socket on the radio receiver.
c.
Set the “DIP” switches in the receiver to match the same code used in the transmitter.
6. Test the operation of the reversing edge to make sure that it is functions correctly. Advise the user of the gate to be
certain to retest this vital function weekly.
* If there is also to be a radio receiver for a hand held transmitter to operate the gate, be certain to use a two channel
commercial receiver. The edge and hand held transmitters must have their codes set the same or they will not
function.
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Section 4 —Installing Photoelectric (Non-contact) Sensors
General Information:
To plan the most appropriate mounting positions for the photoelectric sensors, review the Entrapment Protection Device
illustration on page 4. If secondary external entrapment protection sensors (typically an edge sensor) are NOT installed, at
least two photoelectric sensors are required. The purpose of the photoelectric sensors is to reverse the gate in each
direction of travel. The Smart Touch Controller has two photoelectric sensor inputs (Photo eye open and Photo eye close).
Two common types of photoelectric sensors exist:
 Thru beam - A thru beam sensor is generally more powerful and able to function reliably with dirty optics and in
poor weather.
 Retro-reflective - A retro-reflective sensor has the convenience of not requiring the installation and electrical
wiring of the remote emitter required in a thru beam system, but is generally more problematic in poor weather.
NOTE: Avoid use of a retro-reflective device to span a distance greater than 24 feet (7.3 meters) in an outdoor
environment because performance will probably be unsatisfactory.
Compatibility:
A requirement of the UL 325 standard is that a photoelectric sensor be laboratory tested and “recognized” under UL 325.
In order to be compatible with a HySecurity operator, a photo eye must be rated to function from 24VDC source power.
Installation:
Mount the photo eyes approximately 15 to 30 inches (38 to 76cm) above the ground and as close to the gate as possible.
A minimum of two photo eyes are required for both the opening and closing directions of travel unless gate edges for
entrapment protection exist.
NOTE: The installation locations described above are intended for pedestrian detection.
Mount the receivers on the left and right sides of the gate operator and the emitters just beyond the travel of the gate in
both the full open and full close positions of travel. In some situations, an additional photo eye should be installed on the
public side of the gate. If photo eyes are also being used for vehicular detection, consider, installing the low elevation
photo eye for cars and another photo eye at a height of about 55 inches (140cm) to detect semi-trucks.
Configuration:
If the photo eye has an internal switch for setting Light Operate vs. Dark Operate, select Light Operate. If the photo eye
has a relay output and has both NO and NC terminals, some experimentation may be required to determine the proper
connection. This is because, in the Light Operate mode, the output relay is normally energized and releases when the
beam is blocked. Some manufacturers label an output as NO, when it is actually an NC contact. If the photo eye has a
solid-state output you must choose a sinking type connection.
Connection:
Four wires to the emitter and two wires to the receiver are all that is required.
a. The +24 Volt source power is obtained at one of the three spade terminals on the power supply board.
b. The –24 Volt source power is obtained from spade terminals on our terminals #14 or #15, labeled (Photo Eye
Common Power) on the Smart Touch Controller board.
NOTE: The –24 Volt Photo Eye Power also supplies the photo eye output Common.
c.
The photo eye NO or NC output connects to the Smart Touch Controller board at terminal #19 if the photo eye spans
the road, or at terminal #17 if the photo eye spans the gate’s open storage area.
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Section 4 —Installing Photoelectric (non-contact) Sensors – continued
Supervised Connection
If the photo eye being installed has a true NC output (one that is NC when the photo eye is powered, aligned and set for
Light Operate), then a supervised connection is recommended. A supervised connection will signal a system Fault and
prevent gate operation if either the open or close photo eye connection ever becomes an open circuit or a short circuit.
The Installer Menu item [PC_0] must be changed to [PC_1] to enable this feature. See Installer Menu 18 on page 28.
Photo Eye Function
If the gate is not in motion, a tripped photo eye will prevent the gate from starting in either direction. If tripped
while in motion, the gate pauses, and then automatically restarts again if the photo eye is cleared within five seconds. An
optional setting in the Installer Menu causes a two-second reversal of travel. See Installer Menu 14 and 15 starting on
page 27.
Alignment
Most photo eyes require careful optical alignment in order to aim the emitter beam to the center of the receiver or
reflector. To avoid false triggering, it is important to carefully align the system, especially with retro-reflective photo eyes.
The best way to assure true centering of the beam is with some trial testing where the emitter is shifted to move the beam
left and right and up and down until the range of the invisible cone of the infrared beam is known. Photo eyes usually
provide alignment aid LED’s for this setup, but they can be hard to see. HySecurity has provided a unique feature that
turns power on to the photo eyes and causes our buzzer to chirp when the photo eye enters and exits alignment. See
User Menu item 9 on page 25 to enable this feature. Set the menu item [PE_0] to [PE_1] and the buzzer will chirp twice
when the beam is broken and once when remade. (The parameter will automatically reset the next time the Close Limit
Switch is triggered.)
Notes about Retro-Reflective Systems
Correct installation and alignment of a retro-reflective photo eye and its reflector is important for a trouble free installation.
Any system operating at a range greater than 16 feet is more prone to false triggering due to dirty optics, condensation or
poor weather. If care is taken in the initial mounting and alignment of the 3-inch reflector, the chance of problems is
greatly reduced.
Taking steps to protect the photo eye and the reflector from being exposed to fog and being absolutely certain the photo
eye is perfectly aligned will greatly reduce any false triggering of the system. The ideal mounting of a retro-reflective photo
eye is inside an enclosure.
The ideal mounting for the reflector is suspended inside a twelve inch long piece of 3-inch PVC conduit. Cut the opening
of the PVC conduit at a 45-degree angle to act as a drip shield. Hold the reflector against the backside of the PVC conduit
by attaching a 3-inch male connector. Do not cement the connector. This would prevent the reflector from being reached
for future cleaning. To create a mounting base, attach a 3-inch aluminum flange (electric meter hub) to the connector. This
whole package can be mounted to any flat surface.
Locate the reflector in the center of the invisible beam of infrared light to achieve the most sensitive alignment. The beam
center is determined by the following test: while holding the reflector in your hand, slowly raise it until the beam is no
longer returned and the photo eye trips. Mark this maximum height. Now lower your hand and determine the lower limit of
the infrared beam by watching for the trip point. Mark this position as well. Repeat the same procedure for left and right at
the center elevation of the beam, as determined by the previous test. Once the four limits have been determined, either
mount the reflector in the center of the area outlined or realign the eye for the position of the reflector. If the photo eye is
realigned, be sure to perform the centering test again to verify that the reflector is truly in the center.
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Section 5 —Detector Loop Installation
Detector Basics
The vehicle detector passes a small current flow through the “loop” which then becomes an inductive coil.
When a vehicle passes over a loop the detector senses the resultant drop in the inductance, and actuates the detector
output.
Loop Configurations
Configurations differ depending on the application. In parking applications with our StrongArm operator (HTG 320), a loop
may be as small as 4ft x 6ft (1.2m x 1.8m). In traffic applications employing one of our sliding gate operators, or swing
gate operators, the smallest loop should not be less than six feet square.
Rules to Follow for Security Gate Applications
NOTE: Refer to the drawing on page 39.
1. The side of the loop closest to the gate shall be located at least 4 feet (1.2 meters) distant from its line of travel.
2. The shortest side of the loop shall be between 6 and 8 feet (1.8 and 2.4 meters) in length. The longest side of the loop
shall be between 6 and twenty 20ft (1.8 and 6m) in length. For applications that need to span a wide area, use several
smaller loops. Do not exceed a maximum of 200ft² of loop area (61m²) to only one detector.
3. In applications with multiple loops, keep each loop at least 6ft (1.8m) apart. This avoids “cross talk”. It is possible to
have loops closer together by selecting different frequencies. An advantage of using HySecurity model HY-5A
detectors is that problematic “cross talk” is not possible.
4. For greater sensitivity and less chance of false calls caused by the motion of the gate, it is better to use multiple
smaller loops, connected in a series circuit, to one detector instead of one large, single loop.
5. To avoid interference, keep loops at least 2 inches (5cm) above any reinforcing steel. Do not route loop wires with, or
in close proximity to, any other conductors, including other loop leads, unless shielded lead-in cable is used. Never
route high voltage circuits in PVC conduit near a loop.
6. Loop and lead-in wire should be one continuous piece. Avoid splices, if possible. If a splice is necessary for any
reason, “pot” the splice in epoxy or use heat shrink to ensure that the quality of the splice covering is the same as the
original wire jacket.
7. Use only number 14, 16, or 18 gauge stranded wire with a direct burial jacket. Cross linked polyethylene insulation
types, such as, XLPE or XHHW, will last much longer and are less prone to damage during installation than
conventional insulation types. Preformed loops can be used before road surfacing or under pavers.
8. Twist loose tails of lead-in wires tightly, approximately 10 turns per foot (10 times per 30cm).
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9. Follow this guide for the correct number of turns in the loop;
12 to 20 sq. ft = 5 turns (3.6 to 6 sq. meters)
20 to 60 sq. ft. = 4 turns (6 to 18 sq. meters)
60 to 240 sq. ft. = 3 turns (18 to 73 sq. meters)
10. This guide is written from a design perspective, but installation workmanship practices are equally important to insure
proper operation and long loop life. The best way to insure a quality installation is to employ a professional installer
experienced with detector loops. A few important practices are:
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The slot in the surface should be cut ¼" wide x 1½" deep (6.3mm x 38mm).
The corners of the cut must be at an angle or core drilled to relieve stress on the wires.
After the wire is installed, the slot must be completely backfilled with a non-hardening sealer.
NOTE: If the loop wires are able to move in the slot after the sealer has set, the detector may give false calls.
Detector Logic
HySecurity recommends that vehicle detectors be used for free open and obstruction sensing logic only. The exception is
in parking applications with our StrongArm operator (HTG 320) where detectors may be also used to close the gate. In
applications employing our swing, vertical lift, or sliding gate operators, closing logic cannot be used. Because of their
slower speeds, closing logic is a poor choice for security gate systems. Since there are several ways that the gate may be
left standing open and because there is a loss of safety, our circuit has not been designed to accommodate “detect to
close” logic.
Loop Diagnostics
The following tests cannot guarantee a functioning loop, but failure of either test means that the loop is definitely suspect,
even though it may still be functioning at the time.
Test #1:
Resistance of the loop and lead-in wire should not exceed 4.0 Ohms.
Test #2:
The resistance to earth, as measured with a 500V “Megger”, should be 100 Megohms or more. Loops may function at 10
Megohms or less but will not be reliable (e.g. when the ground is wet from rainfall). Low resistance indicates broken or
moisture saturated insulation. This is common if inappropriate wire insulation has been used.
See also Detector and Loop Fault Diagnostics on page 43 for additional tests that may be performed with HySecurity
HY-5A detector modules.
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Section 5 —Vehicle Detector Installation Options
The Smart Touch Controller provides a feature rich interface to four different vehicle detector inputs. Standard box type
11 pin (24VDC or 24VAC) vehicle detectors may be connected in the traditional manner, see page 42. HySecurity also
offers a custom mini detector module that plugs directly into the Smart Touch control board. Not only is the field
installation much faster, but there is a large performance benefit. The HySecurity HY-5A detector is controlled by the
Smart Touch microprocessor to achieve many benefits over common box type detectors:
a. Loop frequency is automatically set and monitored by the Smart
Touch Controller
b. Cross talk between multiple loops is impossible
c. The best operating frequency for each loop is automatically chosen
d. Smart Touch can report the both loop frequency and call strength on
its LCD display
e. Smart Touch will report loop malfunctions and store this data in its
memory.
f. Most detector or loop faults that could occur are reported and
displayed on the LCD display
There are four vehicle detector inputs available both on the main terminal strip and as direct plug in modules. The vehicle
detector inputs are for the following functions:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Free Exit Loop Detector – “ELD” for short
Outside Obstruction Loop Detector – “OOLD” for short (this is the outside reversing loop)
Inside Obstruction Loop Detector – “IOLD” for short (this is the inside reversing loop)
Shadow/Reset Loop Detector – “SLD” for short (this is for swing gates only)
A combination of HY-5A detectors and box detectors is acceptable
It is not mandatory to use two separate detectors for inner and outer obstruction detection, however the benefits of
using this additional detector are great. Several new features are possible, such as second vehicle tailgating detection,
loitering alert, several anti-tailgating options and selectable non-reversing. Multiple obstruction detectors may be
mandatory because not more than 200ft² of loop area (61m²) may be connected to any one detector or the sensitivity
becomes inadequate.
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1. Insert the locking end of each of two white plastic standoffs into the mounting holes on the detector.
2. Plug the detector into the appropriate socket along the right edge of the Smart Touch Controller board for the
detector function that is desired. Be careful to align the six detector pins into the socket correctly, and then snap
the standoffs into the holes on the right side of our control enclosure.
3. Route the loop wires through the wire guide provided and connect the loop leads to the two terminals directly on
the detector. Tighten the terminal screws securely.
4. When the power is turned on, the detectors will immediately tune themselves.
5. Once enabled, if the detector module is unplugged, a communications alert [AL10] will be triggered, then if the
fault continues, [ERR3] “detector failed” is displayed. The operator will also run as if the detector is triggered.
The [ERR3] can only be cleared by pressing the Reset button, which electronically uninstalls the detector. See
Detector & Loop Fault Diagnostics on page 43.
6. The Smart Touch Controller automatically governs frequency selection of all HY-5A detector modules. This
simplifies installation and guarantees that there is no cross talk between multiple loops. The frequency can also
be manually selected if needed, see the installer menu options.
7. Sensitivity is the only adjustment on the detector itself. Generally, sensitivity does not need to be increased unless
the loop is large loop or there are multiple loops connected to one detector. Do not exceed more than 200 sq/ft of
loop area to one detector.
The rotary switch for sensitivity has eight settings, which are as follows:
0 = Low, 1 = Normal, 2 = Medium, 3 = High (0 - 3 add the boost feature*)
4 = Low, 5 = Normal, 6 = Medium, 7 = High
*Boost increases the sensitivity during a call and is useful for maintaining continuous detection when the signal
may become weak, such as semi-trucks.
8. Vehicle detector functions are configurable in the Installer Menu as shown below.
I21
I22
I23
[or 1] OOLD detector function
[ir 1] IOLD detector function
[dL 1] Vehicle detector logic
1
1
1
0 = pause only, 1 = enable reversing to open
0 = pause only, 1 = enable reversing to open
1 – 4, 1 = std, 2&3 = quick close, 4 = full anti-tailgate*
The outside and inside Obstruction Loop Detectors “OOLD” or “IOLD” are factory configured to fully re-open the gate as a
default setting. In the Installer menu, each detector can individually be set so that when the gate is closing there is only a
pause if triggered. To change the IOLD setting, go to the menu item [ir__] and set to 0. For the OOLD, go to the menu
item [or__] and set to 0.
* See page 44 for optional Vehicle Detector logic modes and anti-tailgate option.
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Section 5 —Standard 11 Pin Box Type Vehicle Detector Installation
1. If standard 11 pin vehicle detectors are to be used, install the sockets into the control box (if there is room) or in a
separate external housing. The diagram below is for connection reference only. Other items may already be
installed in the physical area where the sockets are shown.
2. Both 24 Volts AC or DC are available, so either detector voltage may be used (24 VAC is not available if the
operator is a battery type). 24 VAC is available at the spade terminals on the lower left corner of our power supply
(marked ACC). 24 VDC is available from the Common Bus and the +24 V spade terminals next to the Common
Bus.
3. Connect 24 Volt power to the detector. Polarity does not matter if the detector is a 24 AC model. If a DC detector
is used, pin #1 is (+) on a DC detector and pin #2 is ( - ).
4. Connect the output pin #6 to the Common Bus on the power supply and the output pin #5 to one of the four
detector inputs (depending upon the detector function required) on the Smart Touch Controller terminal strip.
5. If multiple detectors are used, run the power wires and common wire from socket to socket rather than running
each to the same location separately. The only wires that are separate are the output wire to the Smart Touch
Controller and the loop input wires.
6. Always keep the loop wires well twisted at all places beyond the area of the loop. The lead in portion sealed in a
saw cut does not need to be twisted so long as the wires are encapsulated in loop sealant and cannot move.
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Section 5 —Detector & Loop Fault Diagnostics
If HySecurity HY-5A mini detector modules are used, the Smart Touch Controller has ability to store and report detector
and loop fault information for performance diagnostics. If The Smart Touch Controller senses a loop or detector problem,
the LCD display will flash the abbreviation for the affected detector (ELd – ioLd – ooLd – SLd) then it will flash the
appropriate Alert Code (ALE_) to disclose the nature of the problem and the buzzer will chirp.
Loop detector freq change alert
ALE7
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop shorted or open alert
ALE8
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop detector failed alert
ALE9
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop detector active >5 minutes
AL12
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop detector comm. alert
AL10
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop detector function alert
AL11
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
Loop detector failed
Err3
3 chirps/sec once per minute
Even if the loop problem self heals, historical data about detector/loop performance and a log of Alerts, Faults and Errors
can be retrieved from the Smart Touch Controller by downloading from the RS232 communications port. Optional
HySecurity “START” software, a PC computer, and a special download cable are required to retrieve and read this data
(see bottom of page 31).
Frequency:
Knowing the exact frequency of a loop can be useful as a diagnostic tool, and verifying that the loop frequency is stable is
also very valuable information. To view the actual loop frequency of a specific vehicle detector, go to the setting for that
detector, then switch the selection to 1 and press the PROGRAM button. The display will flash between [F_xx] which are
the high digits, then the low digits of the loop frequency counter. For example: [F_05] + [3413] would represent a
frequency of 53,413 Hertz. The highest digit will probably be only a single digit because loop frequency is usually a fivedigit number, between 20,000 to 80,000 Hertz.
Changing the Loop Frequency:
HY-5A detectors can never crosstalk. If for any reason, you want to manually change the loop frequency, change the
menu selection to a flashing 4 and then press the SELECT button. Each detector has a choice of four frequencies. To
exit, press the PROGRAM button and the controller will perform a reset and tune to the new frequency setting.
Call Strength Level:
Knowing the strength level of a detector call is valuable because it provides information about how well the loop is actually
“seeing” a specific vehicle. For example, it may be useful to check to see if the loop is easily detecting the middle of a
high bed semi-truck. The strength of a detector call can be displayed in real time, on a scale of 1-7. As indicated in the
table below, when a detector’s menu setting is set to 2, and the PROGRAM button is pressed, the LCD display will read
[LE_x]. If the call strength is level 4 or less, consider increasing the sensitivity level, by adjusting the rotary switch on the
HY-5A detector.
Installer Menu Options
Default
Description
I30
[ELd0] Test factory ELD
0
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
I31
[iLd0]
Test factory IOLD
0
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
I32
[oLd0]
Test factory OOLD
0
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
I33
[SLd0] Test factory SLD
0
0 = Run mode, 1 = show freq, 2 = show call level 0-7
Acronyms: Free Exit Loop=ELd, Outside Obstruction Loop=ooLd, Inside Obstruction Loop= IoLd, Shadow Loop Detector=SLd
To return to the Installer Menu, press PROGRAM. Set the selection back to 0 by pressing NEXT, then press
PROGRAM twice to return to Run Mode.
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Section 5 — Vehicle Detector Configuration & Anti-Tailgate Modes
Standard and Anti-tailgate modes are selectable under item [dL__] in the Installer Menu
(See Installer Menu #23 described on page 28.)
The detector function modes that result in Anti-Tailgating logic (modes 3 & 4 below) require the use of a separate inner
and outer obstruction detectors.
In order to use any vehicle detector logic mode other than mode 1, all the loops must be placed with the geometry and
spacing as shown in the loop layout drawings in Appendix.
Mode 1: (Default) An input from either the Free Exit, OOLD, IOLD or the Shadow detector will hold the gate open, reset
the close timer, and block all close inputs.
Mode 2: Same function as mode 1, except the close timer may time out, even with the Free Exit, OOLD, IOLD or Shadow
detector inputs active. If the close timer has counted to zero, the gate will close when all detector inputs are clear.
Mode 3: Same functions of mode 1, however the close timer is forced to zero when both the OOLD & IOLD are tripped
simultaneously. Additionally, all other close inputs are memorized and the gate closes immediately when all open
commands and vehicle detector inputs are clear.
Mode 4: Full Anti-tailgate logic. Mode 3 functions, plus the gate will stop during the opening cycle when both the OOLD &
IOLD are tripped simultaneously. When the OOLD & IOLD loops are cleared, the gate closes immediately. The OOLD
and IOLD can be individually set so that, if tripped while closing, the gate may pause only or reverse to reopen. The free
exit detector input is blocked while the gate is closing.
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Section 6 — 24-Hour, 7 Day Time Option
This is an option you can order from HySecurity. The timer generates an open command which will hold the gate open
until it is released. Instructions on how to use and program it accompany the timer.
To connect the optional timer to the Smart Touch Controller, use the following schematic:
Connect the Timer Power Pin 1 to 24V (+)
Connect the Timer Power Pin 2 to COM
Connect the Timer Com Pin 3 to COM
Connect Timer NO Pin 4 to #7, Time Clock Open
Section 6 –Radio Remote Open Option
Mount a commercial style 24VDC
radio receiver (external antenna
type) on the inside of the operator,
below the electrical box. Knock out
the smallest hole in the lower right
corner of the electrical box and
route the wires to the area marked
Radio Options. Only three wire
connections are needed because
the 24-Volt supply and the radio
output share a wire. Being certain to
observe polarity, crimp the black
radio power wire together with one
of the radio output wires into a .25”
spade connector and connect to the
COM terminal. Connect the red wire
to the +24V terminal and connect
the other radio output contact wire
to the spade marked OPEN. Note that this terminal is the same as the #4 input terminal labeled REMOTE OPEN AND
RADIO CONTROL on the main control board.
Mount an external antenna onto the top of a fixed post of the fence near the operator.
Connect the antenna into the socket on the radio receiver.
Set the “DIP” switches in the receiver to match the same code used in the transmitter.
If there is also to be an edge sensor transmitter to reverse the gate, be certain to use a two channel commercial receiver.
Remember that each transmitter and receiver must have their codes set the same or they will not function.
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Section 6 — Remote Release Option
Instructions for Releasing the Drive Wheel Clamp Mechanism for Manual Operation
Assembling the Hand Pump
This remote release device consists of an air cylinder inside the operator, which pushes the wheel clamping device open,
a length of flexible air tubing, and a remote box containing a hand pump.
The hand pump is similar to the type used to inflate sports equipment or bicycle tires.
1. Remove the hand pump from the box. (Pull straight out to disengage the mounting clips.)
2.
3.
4.
5.
Push the threaded coupling into the hand pump. Do not screw or twist it.
Lock the coupling in place by pushing the locking lever up so it is horizontal.
Extend the base of the hand pump.
Pump until gauge pressure indicates 50 psi. This releases the wheel clamp inside the operator. The compression
spring will assist in the separation of the wheels.
6. The gate can be manually opened or closed.
NOTE: Do NOT release pressure until all manual operations are complete.
Connect coupling
into hand pump.
Wheel clamp handle
Tubing attaches to the actuator with a quick
disconnect coupling. It is self-locking.
Drive wheels
Compression
spring between
the wheels
Hand pump
Instructions for Placing the Operator Back in Service
Tubing attaches to
SlideDriver operator
Return to Automated Gate Operation
1. When you are ready to return to automatic gate operation, lower the locking lever on the hand pump.
2. Disconnect the threaded coupling from the hand pump. Do NOT twist or turn the
coupling. Pull it straight out. (Removing the threaded coupling releases pressure on the wheel clamp mechanism.)
3. Place the hand pump and tubing inside the box. Do NOT disconnect the tubing from the pressure gauge.
4. Remove the cover from the SlideDriver chassis and re-engage the wheel clamping
device inside the operator by pushing the wheel clamp handle up.
5. Make sure the compression spring is properly placed. The spring ends should be over the fasteners and compressed
against the wheel arms. See illustration.
6. Cycle test the gate using the OPEN, CLOSE, and STOP buttons on the keypad.
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Section 6 — Internal Solenoid Lock Instructions
Internal Solenoid Lock Description:
HySecurity offers an optional internal solenoid deadbolt lock that employs a ¾ inch stainless steel lock pin that fits into a
notch cut into the drive rail. The lock solenoid is voltage specific for 120V, 208V, 230V, or 480V, therefore be certain that
the operator voltage matches the solenoid voltage requirements. An internal indicator switch is also provided which may
be required in some installations in order to verify whether the deadbolt is in the locked or unlocked position.
Activation of a Solenoid Deadbolt Lock:
A solenoid lock must be activated prior to any gate motion or the gate will bind the lock mechanism. HySecurity’s internal
lock must also remain engaged until the soft stop time cycle is complete at the end of travel. To provide the solenoid lock
logic requirement, one of the three user relays (typically user relay 2) must be set to function #6 and wired to supply
power to the lock solenoid. The same relay function can easily be used to drive an external solenoid lock device as well.
Adjustment of the Factory Solenoid Lock:
Operators equipped with our factory solenoid lock require a notch to be cut into the outer vertical face of the drive rail. The
notch location is determined in the field after the gate operator is functioning properly. Run the gate to its full closed
position and note the location where the deadbolt pin strikes the drive rail. Mark for a 3-inch wide slot in the rail with the
lock pin in the center. Make two cuts with a hacksaw and break out the notched section. Operate the gate a few times to
verify that the deadbolt always enters the notched area.
The lock enclosure itself may need to be adjusted so that the lock pin strikes in the center of the vertical edge of the drive
rail. The face of the lock enclosure is slotted to accommodate this adjustment. With a ½ inch open end wrench, loosen the
two bolts retaining the lock enclosure and move the enclosure up or down to achieve the correct adjustment.
Electrical:
When the factory pre-installs the internal solenoid deadbolt lock, a terminal strip and an auxiliary contactor are added.
The two (2) high voltage wires to the solenoid attach directly to the auxiliary contactor as shown. Indicator lights or
interlocks can be connected to the contacts brought back to the terminal strip.
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Section 7 — Troubleshooting
Section 2 — Mechanical and Hydraulic Adjustments*
Trouble with Gate Movement in General:
1. Disengage the operator from the gate and move the gate manually. If the gate does not roll well or is warped, fix the
gate before working on the gate operator.
2. For adequate grip, the red spring that clamps the drive wheels must be compressed to 2-inches in height. Adjust by
unclamping and turning the nut at the bottom of the threaded rod.
3. Look inside the operator under the wheels for metal shavings. Shavings indicate that the gate panel or the operator is
out of alignment. Realign the operator as necessary. The operator must always be square to the gate and the drive
rail must be shimmed if necessary to maintain an in/out tolerance of ¼-inches throughout full gate travel.
Electrical Problems in General:
The Smart Touch Controller reports system malfunctions on its LCD display and the buzzer will emit a series of chirps at
defined intervals. Review the matrix of Alerts, Faults and Errors listed on the next page. To disclose the status of all
inputs on the terminal strip, the LED tact button must be pushed. This button is in the upper left corner near the STOP
input.
Specific Types of Problems:
"I pushed the OPEN and CLOSE buttons, but nothing runs."
1. Verify that the line voltage is present and matches the operator voltage + 10%.
2. Verify that control voltage is present at the power supply Common and 24VDC terminals. It may be necessary to
reset the circuit breaker (black button) on the transformer.
3. Verify a jumper wire joins Common (COM) to STOP, if an external stop button is not used.
4. Verify there are no Faults or Errors reported on the LCD display. See table on next page.
5. If the motor VFD intermittently shuts off, voltage drop due to undersized wires is the likely cause. See page 62 for
maximum allowable length of wiring runs versus wire size.
"The pump is running but the wheels are slow or not turning at all."
(Hydraulic pressure is between 0 - 700 PSI on the gauge)
1. Verify VFD display reads 50Hz or greater during normal operation. If not reading >50Hz, verify deceleration
switches and ramps are installed correctly.
2. If the motor has been replaced, verify CCW motor rotation. To reverse, switch any two AC lines between the
motor and the VFD.
3. Check the level of the hydraulic oil by removing the plug in the reservoir. If necessary, add oil at this location to
within one inch of the filler hole.
4. Unplug the hoses and run the pump. If the pressure is low, adjust the relief valve.
5. If valve does not respond to adjustment, remove it entirely and depress the plunger at the nose end with a blunt
tool (Allen wrench) and blow it to remove any debris.
“Hydraulic pressure is above 1100 PSI”
1. Unclamp and spread the drive wheels, then retest. If the wheels turn, verify that the gate will move by manually
pushing it. Fix the gate hardware if necessary.
2. Verify that the hose end quick disconnects are fully seated when connected.
3. Loosen brake valves a little by turning clockwise.
"The wheels turn backwards, or only in one direction."
1. Check hose connections for correct handing.
2. Press the Open button and verify that the directional Valve coil develops a strong pull. (This can be tested by
removing the nut retaining the coil and grasping the coil)
"The gate only opens or only closes."
1. If the gate only opens, the directional valve is probably stuck and needs replaced.
2. If the gate only closes, the valve coil is not being energized, or is defective.
* Refer to page 14, as well.
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Section 7 — Troubleshooting
The Smart Touch Controller includes many self diagnostics. Specific messages appear on the display and the Audio Alert
buzzer sounds distinctive chirps. Any Alerts, Faults or Errors are also logged into memory and date/time stamped. For
diagnostic purposes, these messages can be retrieved with optional START software available from the HySecurity
website. The following chart lists problem codes detected by the Smart Touch Controller. Updates to this chart appear on
HySecurity’s website at www.hysecurity.com
Error, Fault, or Alert Status
Cannot respond due to tripped IES sensor or
operator is in entrapment mode
Safety Mode Alert
Low 24V Control Voltage Alert (AC or DC)
Critical Low Power (AC or DC )
Dead 24V Battery Alert – DC only
Gate Forced Open Alert
Gate drift closed Alert
Motor thermal overload Alert
Both Limits Tripped Alert
Limits not released in 10 seconds
Loop detector freq change alert
Loop shorted to ground alert
Loop open (disconnected) alert
Loop detector comm. alert
Loop detector failed alert
Loop detector active >5 minutes
General I2C Comm. Buss failure
Bad 3V coin battery
False slow down signal
Lock Intrlk (Input #22) Blocks Open
VFD Error Alert
Dual/Seq. Gate communication lost
Maximum Run Fault
Photo eye Fault (supervised)
Critical AC sag – bad supply wire
Open or Closed limit failed
Directional Motion Error
Disconnected IES Error
Serial comm. internal Error
Serial comm. mast/slave Error
STC-VFD Communications Error
EEPROM Data Error (factory)
EEPROM Data Error (installer)
EEPROM Data Error (user menu)
Open or Close slow down switch failed
Memory Checksum Error
LCD
Display
Reads
Buzzer Chirp Sequence

Entr
2 chirps/sec every 2 seconds while control input is active



































SAFE
Lo24
bAdP
bat – dEAd
ALE1
ALE2
ALE4
ALE5
ALE6
ALE7
ALE8
ALE9
AL10
AL11
AL12
AL16
AL17
AL19
AL20
AL21
AL22
FAL1
FAL2
FAL3
FAL5
Err1
Err2
Err3
Err4
Err6
Err7
Err8
Err9
Er10
Fail
2 chirps once when in Safety Mode
N/A (display flashes 1 sec every 5 seconds)
1 chirp every 3s – controls disabled
3 chirps upon any operating command
2 pulses/sec for 30 seconds
2 pulses/sec for 10 seconds
2 chirps/sec once every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec every 3 seconds
1 chirp once every 15 seconds
2 chirps/sec once per minute
2 chirps/sec once per minute
2 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute or 3 on Cmd.
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
3 chirps/sec once per minute
NOTE: The green LED near the “coin” battery on Smart Touch Controller is the “heartbeat” of the processor. This LED
always blinks at a steady pace which indicates normal operation.
Gate Speed: The gate speed is determined by the size of the hydraulic operator’s pump and its actuator components. Just like a gear
box, this speed is not adjustable. Do not attempt to slow a gate by changing a valve setting. If the speed of a gate must be changed,
contact your HySecurity distributor. Extremes in temperature usually does not affect the speed of the gate. HySecurity hydraulic gate
operators use a special fluid called Uniflow, which maintains a linear viscosity over a broad range of temperatures. HySecurity operators
are rated for service in ambient temperatures of -40°F to 158°F. If the speed of your operator is affected by temperature, verify that the
gate hardware is not impaired and check that the reservoir is filled with Uniflow. Consider adding a heater in extreme weather.
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Section 8 — General Maintenance
Hydraulic System
Fluid Level: Under normal conditions, hydraulic systems do not consume oil. Before adding any oil, check the system
thoroughly for leaks. Remove the bright metal plug in the tank, fill to plug level, then replace plug. We only recommend
our Uniflow hydraulic oil; part number MX000970, which is sold in one-gallon containers by our distributors. Never use
brake fluid. It will severely damage the hydraulic system. Use of any oil other than Uniflow oil may void the
operator warranty.
Look for leaks: Occasionally there may be slight seeping at the fittings after some usage. Tightening of the fittings
usually corrects the problem. If leaking persists, replace "O" rings, fittings or hoses, if required. No further leaks should
occur.
Oil Change: A hydraulic system does not foul its oil, unlike a gas engine. Oil changes do not need to be frequent.
HySecurity recommends draining the reservoir and replacing the oil at five-year intervals. Oil breakdown caused by heat
is the main concern. If the unit is subjected to high use, especially in a warm climate, change the oil more frequently.
To change the hydraulic oil, remove the reservoir from the pump unit, completely empty it, wipe the reservoir clean, and
clean the derby screen before re-assembling. Refill with new Uniflow hydraulic oil (available from your distributor). To
avoid overfilling, fill only through the removable plug opening near the tank top. Slowly pour the oil into the tank until the
oil is within one inch of the filler port. Replace the plug and wipe up any spilled oil. Spilled oil will dry to a very sticky and
messy consistency.
Cold Weather:
1. Check that your reservoir is filled with our Uniflow high performance oil.
2. Excessive ice buildup can partly or totally jam gate operation. Check function by operating the gate manually.
3. If the operator is located in an area of extreme snow conditions, regular maintenance to dig the operator out and clear
the rail is required. A heater option may help, but the SlideDriver will not operate well if it is covered with 5ft of snow.
Electrical Controls
Before servicing, turn off power and disconnect switch.
No routine maintenance is needed for the electrical system or controls.
If the environment is very sandy or dusty, or has many insects, be
certain to seal all electrical enclosure holes. Blow the dust out of the
electric panel with compressed air. A qualified technician may
troubleshoot with the aid of the troubleshooting guide in this appendix.
If it is necessary to call a distributor for assistance, be sure to have
your model and serial number ready. Other helpful information would
include the name of the job, approximate date of installation, and
operator service record, especially any work that has been done
recently.
Pressure Relief Valve
Left: SlideDriver 40, 80, 200
Behind black switch
Right: Other SlideDrivers
How to Adjust the Pressure Relief Valve: To check your relief valve
setting, first disconnect the hoses. Run the operator either open or
AWOG
closed (the gate will not move with the hose disconnected). The
pressure gauge will show current relief pressure. The relief valve is
found on the pump pack. It has an adjusting head and lock nut. To adjust, loosen the lock nut and screw the threaded bolt
clockwise for increased pressure, counterclockwise to decrease pressure. More information is available
on the yellow
tag attached to the pump pack.
NOTE: There is limited value in using the relief valve as an entrapment protection device. Photo eyes or gate edges are the best
methods to protect pedestrians and maintain reserve power to reliably drive the gate.
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Section 8 — Maintenance Schedule
SlideDriver Operator Maintenance Schedule
Name of part
Gate and hardware
Drive wheels
Wheel clamp spring
Stop limit switches
Deceleration switches
Anchor bolts
Fluid level
Hydraulic fluid
Clock battery
Motor Brushes (DC Only)
What to do
Check for damage and wear
Check for tightness and wear
Check for clamping tension
Check for adjustment
Check for adjustment
Check for tightness
Check for loss of fluid
Drain and replace fluid
Replace
Replace
Check at these recommended monthly intervals
1
3
6
12
60
*1
X
*2
X
*3
X
*4
X
*4
X
X
*5
X
X
*6
X
*7
X
Special Notes:
*1. Your gate and gate hardware will require more maintenance than your HySecurity operator. A damaged gate or worn
hardware may cause slow or erratic operation and will result in excess drive wheel wear. Lubricate gate hardware more
frequently and check for smooth operation by opening the toggle clamping mechanism and then pushing the gate
manually. One person should easily be able to push all but the largest of gates. Damaged or warped gate panels should
be straightened or replaced.
*2. Normally, drive wheel life is many years. They are designed to avoid slipping on the rail. Wheels may be greatly
shortened by any of these faults: clamping spring not adjusted correctly, operator misaligned in relation to gate panel,
badly warped gate panel, extremely stiff gate hardware, and/or loose wheel mounting bolts (tighten to 25 ft. lb).
*3. Verify that the red clamping spring is compressed tightly so that drive wheels apply a strong grip on drive rail. The red
spring should normally be compressed to 2-inches in height.
*4. The limit switch and deceleration switch rollers should ride ¼ to ½-inch below the drive rail, near the center of the
channel. Maladjustment may result in false or early tripping or no limit function at the end of travel. Verify that the limit trip
ramps are tightly bolted to the drive rail.
*5. The oil level should remain no less than one inch below the filler hole. See maintenance instructions for oil filling. Loss
of fluid is not normal and indicates a leak that must be located and repaired. Use Uniflow fluid, part MX000970, if
additional fluid is required.
*6. Replace the Smart Touch Controller battery with DL 2025 / DL 2032 or CR 2025 / CR 2032.
*7. DC Operators use DC motors with 4 carbon brushes which wear in normal operation. Worn brushes can damage the
DC motor. Under severe conditions HySecurity recommends that brushes be checked after 2 years or 250,000 cycles
and the replacement interval be adjusted as necessary.
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Section 8 — Use and Adjustment of the Manual Release Mechanism
All SlideDriver operators come equipped with a toggle handle manual release mechanism to disengage the drive wheels
from the drive rail. The manual release is located under the electric control panel and to the right of the hydraulic motors.
During shipment, a piece of Styrofoam is placed between the coupling nut and the chassis. If the packaging is still in
place, discard it.
To disengage the drive wheels, simply pull the aluminum handle down.
DANGER: The toggle handle rapidly “pops” down as the loaded spring releases. Hold the handle appropriately
so your finders do not get pinched. As the lower drive wheel drops and disengages from the drive rail, it causes
the coupling nut on the threaded rod to drop to its lowest position and push on the base of the operator. This
causes the upper drive wheel to lift and disengage from the drive rail.
If the drive rail was installed at the correct height to the chassis, the manual toggle release mechanism will equally spread
both wheels away from the drive rail. If the rail has been mounted higher than specified, it may be necessary to insert a
3/8" bolt into the bottom of the coupling nut which will create additional lift clearance for the upper drive wheel when
manually released. If used, adjust the ⅜" bolt so the drive wheels spread equally when the manual toggle release is fully
disengaged.
Manual Release Handle
Red spring controls wheel grip
Coupling Nut for spring tension
adjustment
NOTE: The coupling nut must be adjusted correctly so the wheels provide a strong clamping force on the drive
rail. The red spring should measure 2 to 2⅛-inch (5 to 5.5cm) in height when under the correct compression.
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Important: DC Powered Gate Operators
The on/off switch on the electric control panel of the drive unit does not disable all DC power to the operator, even if the AC power
has been disabled at its source. The large rotary switch in the DC power supply enclosure must be switched “off” to disconnect all
of the DC power to the unit.
The disconnect in the power supply must be “off” if the AC source power will be absent for more than one week. This avoids
slowly discharging the batteries into the battery charger. Batteries will self-discharge and therefore the DC power supply must not
be stored longer than 6 months without recharging the batteries.
Batteries contain sulfuric acid. If batteries are dropped or damaged, be cautious not to get acid in your eyes, on your skin or on
your clothing.
Be certain to observe polarity when connecting the batteries or adding accessories. Reversed polarity may result in a nonfunctional operator or possibly damage a component. Red is (+) positive and black is (-) negative.
Since the electrical current under load is very high, be certain that the minimum conductor size, specified in the installation
instructions, is used for the connection between the battery pack and the operator. If the battery pack is more than 20 feet from
the operator, use a larger wire size according to the distance between the operator and the batteries.
If shorted, the batteries will generate a very high current. Observe special care when connecting the cables to the batteries that
the polarity is correct. The batteries are connected in a series circuit: Join the positive (+) terminal from one battery to the
negative (-) terminal of the next battery.
Since the operator is intended to run on batteries, control of the load is important. Easier moving gates will drain less energy from
the battery, preserving capacity for more cycles during a power failure.
HySecurity use a permanently sealed type battery which needs no maintenance over its life span. A low voltage sensing circuit
protects the batteries from damage which could be caused by over discharge. The charger automatically regulates its output to
allow high output when the battery is partially discharged. The output will automatically reduce to zero as the batteries become
fully charged.
Batteries have a finite life. As the batteries age, they will lose some of their capacity to store energy. If the total amount of backup capacity is critical, plan to replace the batteries after 5 years of use. Properly dispose of, or recycle, used batteries.
Batteries are rated to perform to capacity at temperatures of 77° F. Below 77° F, their “amp hour” capacity is temporarily reduced.
For example, at freezing, the capacity is 75%, at 10 degrees Fahrenheit, the capacity is 50%. HySecurity insulates the battery
pack to guard against this loss. Do not remove any insulation, or the performance of the system may be adversely affected.
Batteries can be damaged by excessive heat which may shorten their life span. Therefore, do not paint the battery enclosure a
dark color that could cause it to absorb a lot of heat from sunlight.
DC Motors contain carbon brushes which wear over time and must be replaced. Failure to replace the brushes will result in
damage to the DC motor. Brushes should be inspected every 2 years and replaced every 5 years or 100,000 cycles. (Refer to
the Smart Touch Controller to view log). However, in high use and/or severe duty applications, changing the brushes every 2
years of operation is recommended. The replacement maintenance interval may be adjusted based on the actual observed wear
rate of the brushes. To do this, compare the length of the old brush to the replacement brush and calculate the brush life
consumption. A brush has reached its useful life when it is worn to ½ its original length.
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Wiring and Control Configuration for DC Operators
If this installation is a 24-Volt DC battery type gate operator, there are a few additional steps to complete before the
system can be functional. Review the installation instructions, step #10 on page Error! Bookmark not defined. and the
connection diagram on
page 58 (2-battery system).
Be certain the DC power disconnect switch is turned off before making any connections.
1. Connect the heavy gauge wires between the battery enclosure and the gate operator as follows: Be certain to
observe polarity carefully!
From the battery enclosure the (+) lead connects to the lug on the large rotary power disconnect switch. The
(-) lead connects to the lug on the circuit breaker. At the gate operator the (+) lead connects directly to the
lug on the top of the DC electric motor. The (-) lead connects to the bottom lug on the contactor mounted
alongside the DC motor. All lug connections must be tightened very securely since they pass high current to
the gate operator.
2. Connect two separate 14-gauge circuits between the battery enclosure and the gate operator. One circuit
provides the 24 VDC to the gate operator controls and the second circuit is required so that the Smart Touch
Controller knows that the battery charger is operating normally on AC power. Be certain to observe polarity
carefully!
a. Connect four wires to the terminal strip in the battery supply labeled: (+)24, (-)24, COM, #21. The 24 Volt
(+) and (-) terminals connect to the red (+) and black (-) wires at the on/off power switch in the gate
operator.
b. The COM and #21 terminals connect to the Common Bus and to terminal #21 (Charger AC power loss)
on the Smart Touch Controller.
3. The Smart Touch Controller User Menu (U4) provides four optional system configurations for 24-Volt DC battery
type gate operators. Since this is an uninterruptible power supply system, the installer must decide, depending
upon customer preference, what happens upon AC line power failure. The User Relays will operate to less than
18VDC. There are four functional choices provided in the User Menu, item [AP_].
Setting 0 (Type A): The operator functions normally until the batteries drop to 20 Volts, then auto open and lock
until the battery voltage recovers to 23.5 Volts. The gate can still be manually closed only by a Close Pushbutton
or an Emergency Close input and will then re-open by any open command until the battery voltage drops to 17
Volts at which time the gate is absolutely locked open, unless moved manually.
Setting 1 (Type B): The operator functions normally until the batteries drop to 20 Volts, then auto close and lock
closed until battery voltage recovers to 23.5 Volts. The gate can only be opened by a special combination of a
Stop Pushbutton input, then within 1 second, an Open Pushbutton input. The Fire Department open input can
open the gate without the special PBS enabling pre-input. The gate can be re-closed only by Close Pushbutton
and the Emergency Close inputs. When the battery voltage drops to 17 Volts, the gate completes its final cycle
and stays in the full open or full closed position, depending upon which cycle was last.
Setting 2 (Type C): The operator automatically opens five seconds after loss of AC power and locks open, until
AC power is restored. The gate can still be manually closed only by a Close Pushbutton or an Emergency Close
input and will then re-open by any open command until the battery voltage drops to 17 Volts at which time the
gate is absolutely locked open.
Setting 3 (Type D): Same as type C, except the operator initially does nothing after loss of AC power, but then
locks open after the next open command of any type.
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GATE
OPERATOR
8 xx7¼
inch
electrical
access
8”
7.5”
SAFE
AREA
FOR
(2½ inch from corner)
ELECTRICAL
ACCESS (2.3”
FROM CORNER)
1¾"
D.C. POWER BATTERY PACK
2 BATTERY, 110AH; 30”H X 30”W X 12”D
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Two 6 gauge minimum
24V 110A.H. BATTERY POWER
SUPPLY FOR DC OPERATORS
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8 x 7¼ inch electrical access
(2½ inch from corner)
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Appendix — Wire Size Schedules
For 1/2-hp through 5-hp motors
Supplying a gate operator with the right electrical
service is crucial to the performance of the operator
and the life of its electrical components. If the wire size
used is too small, the voltage loss, especially during
motor startup, will prevent the motor from attaining its
rated horsepower. The percentage of horsepower lost
is far greater than the percentage of voltage loss. A
voltage loss could also cause the control components
to chatter while the motor is starting, substantially
reducing their life due to the resultant arcing. There is
no way to restore lost performance resulting from
undersized wires, except to replace them; Choose a
sufficient wire size at initial installation to avoid costly
rewiring.
Ground lug
The tables on the following page are based on copper
wire and allow for a 5% voltage drop. The ampere
values shown are the service factor ampere rating
(maximum full load at continuous duty) of the motor. A
20A circuit (protected with a 20A Inverse Time Breaker)
should be provided, at minimum.
Always connect electrical power and ground the operator in accordance with the National Electrical Code, article’s 430
and 250 plus other local codes that may apply. For your convenience, a ground lug is mounted on the operator. Use the
ground lug to fastener the ground wire to the operator’s chassis. See the illustration.
The maximum distance shown is from the gate operator to the power source; assuming that source power is from a panel
box with adequate capacity to support the addition of this motor load. The values are for one operator, with no other loads
applied to the branch circuit. Avoid placing more than one gate operator to a circuit, but if you must, be certain to reduce
the maximum allowed distance by half.
Low Voltage Control Wiring:
The Smart Touch controller has very sensitive control inputs so the wire size of the control wiring is not a significant
issue.The following is a chart of maximum distances for controls:
Wire Size
18 ga
20 ga
22 ga
24 ga
26 ga
28 ga
Maximum Distance
7.0 miles (11km)
3.5 miles (5.6km)
2.7 miles (4.3km)
2.0 miles (3.2km)
1.0 mile (1.6km)
3700 feet (1.1km)
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Appendix — Wire Size Chart
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Appendix — 444 Operator Components
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Appendix —Components All A.C. Slide Operators except III LS
MX001638
See Control Box on
page 61.
New Membrane
switch
MX000672
MX000387
MX001149
MX000386
MX001103
MX000848
Exploded Parts
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Appendix — Manual Release Toggle Assembly
MX000801
MX000805
Part #
MX000431
MX000248
MX000801
MX000432
MX000433
MX000805
MX000249
MX000436
MX001103
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Part Description
TOGGLE HANDLE
TOGGLE SPRING MOUNT
STUD
SPRING, 1.5" HOLE X 2.5"L, RED
TOGGLE SPRING SEAT
COUPLING NUT
TOGGLE HANDLE MOUNT
TOGGLE YOKE
COMPLETE ASSEMBLY
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Appendix — Exploded Parts Breakout
Inherent Sensor
MX000091
DOWNWARD FACING AWOG (New standard design as of May 2008)
UPWARD FACING AWOG (No longer in Production as of May 2008)
POWER SWITCH - MX000715
TRANSFORMER
60HZ - MX000486
50HZ - MX001249
POWER SUPPLY BOARD
AC INPUT - MX000487
DC INPUT - MX000369
DISPLAY BOARD - MX000678
KEYPAD – MX000343
BUZZER - MX001036
CONTROLLER BOARD
NEW GEN –
MX000585-1AC, 2DC
MX000146
or
CLASSIC
MX000342R SA or SD
“PLUG-IN” VEHICLE
DETECTOR – HY5A
MX000041
MOTOR MOUNT ARM
MX000387 TOP
MX000386 B
MX001104 KIT
DRIVE WHEELS 8”
MX000690
DRIVE WHEELS 6”
MX000689
LIMIT SWITCHES
MX000672
MOTOR MOUNT PIN
MX001105
TOGGLE ASSEMBLY
MX001103
HYDRAULIC MOTOR
X1, 444: MX001143
SS, E, EX: MX001149
HYDRAULIC HOSE KIT (3)
MX001129
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MX000496
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Appendix — Parts Breakout – Control Box
Transformer
HY-5A
HY-5A
Power Supply
HY-5A
Contactor
HY-5A
Smart Touch Controller
Reset switch
Power switch
New Membrane switch
(keypad)
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Appendix — Exploded Parts Breakout
Pump Pack: Diagram
SlideDriver 10, 40, 50VF2, 50VF3 (222 SS, E, X2, X3)
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Appendix — Pump Pack: Parts Names and Numbers
SlideDriver 10, 40, 50VF2, 50VF3 (222 SS, E, X2, X3)
Part Name
Part Number SlideDriver Models (current)
Breather Cap
MX000686
all
Contactor, Mercury
MX001098
all DC
Coupler, Motor, 5/8” Shaft
MX001650
all
Gauge, Pressure, 2000 PSI, Kit
MX001106
all
Inherent Sensor Kit
MX000091
all
Manifold, Braking Kit, SlideDriver
MX000137
all except 10 (SS, DS, CF)
Motor Starting Kit
MX001308
all AC 60Hz 1Ø
Motor, Electric, 24VDC, 2.0 HP
MX001647
10 UPS, 40 UPS, (DS, DE) 24VDC
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 1.0 HP, 1Ø, 3450 RPM
MX001635
10, 40 (SS, E) 115/208/230VAC 60Hz 1Ø
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 1.0 HP, 3Ø, 3450 RPM
MX001636
10, 40 (SS, E) 208/230/460VAC 60Hz 3Ø
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 1.0 HP, 3Ø, 3450 RPM, 575VAC MX001667
10, 40 (SS, E) 575VAC
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 2.0 HP, 3Ø, 3450 RPM
MX001638
50VF (X2/X3)
Pump Pack, SlideDriver 10
MX000092
10, 10 UPS (SS, DS)
Pump Pack, SlideDriver 40
MX000093
40, 40 UPS (E, DE)
Pump Pack, SlideDriver VF2/VF3, 50/60Hz
MX000620
50VF (X2/X3)
Quick Disconnect, Plug, 1/8”
MX000170
all
Quick Disconnect, Socket, 1/8”
MX000169
all
Reservoir, 4 Qt
MX000161
all
Valve Coil, Directional, 24VDC
MX000184
all
Valve Coil, Quick Stop, 24VDC
MX000185
all except 50VF (X2/X3)
Valve, 2 Position Directional
MX000172
all
Valve, Braking
MX000657
all except 10 (SS, DS, CF)
Valve, Check, Endhead Main
MX000171
all
Valve, Quick Stop
MX000173
all
Valve, Relief, 1500 PSI
MX000658
all except 50VF (X2/X3)
Valve, Relief, 3000 PSI
MX000174
50VF (X2/X3)
Pump pack parts usage equivalent models:
10 applies to 10-C (222 CF), 10-M (333 MS), 10-CM (333 CF)
40 applies to 40-C (222 CE), 40-M (333 E), 40-CM (333 CE)
10 UPS applies to 10-C UPS (222 CDS), 10-M UPS (333 DS), 10-CM UPS (333 CDS)
40 UPS applies to 40-C UPS (222 DCE), 40-M UPS (333 DE), 40-CM UPS (333 DCE)
Call for 50Hz motors, 575VAC 2.0 HP motor, and pump packs.
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Appendix — Exploded Parts Breakout
Pump Pack: Diagram
SlideDriver 30F, 40F, 80, 200 (222 EX 1.7, EX, X1, 444)
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Appendix — Pump Pack: Parts Names and Numbers
SlideDriver 30F, 40F, 80, 200 (222 EX 1.7, EX, X1, 444)
Part Name
Breather Cap
Contactor, Mercury
Coupler, Motor, 5/8” Shaft
Gauge, Pressure, 2000 PSI, Kit
Hose Assembly, Face Down AWOG
Inherent Sensor Kit
Manifold, Braking Kit, SlideDriver
Manifold, Soft Start Kit, SlideDriver, Face
Down AWOG
Motor Starting Kit
Motor, Electric, 24VDC, 2.0 HP
Motor, Electric, 24VDC, 4.0 HP
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 2.0 HP, 1Ø, 3450 RPM
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 2.0 HP, 3Ø, 3450 RPM
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 5.0 HP, 1Ø, 3450 RPM
Motor, Electric, 60Hz, 5.0 HP, 3Ø, 3450 RPM
Pump Pack, SlideDriver 200
Pump Pack, SlideDriver 30F/40F/80
Part Number
MX000686
MX001098
MX001650
MX001106
MX000618
MX000091
MX000137
SlideDriver Models (current)
all
all DC
all
all
30F, 40F, 80, 200 (EX1.7, EX, X1, 444)
all
all except Modular, 200 (333, 444)
MX001276
MX001308
MX001647
MX001648
MX001637
MX001638
MX001725
MX001639
MX001617
MX001615
30F, 40F, 80 (EX1.7, EX, X1)
all AC 60Hz 1Ø
30F UPS, 40F UPS, 80 UPS (DX1.7, DX, DX1) 24VDC
200 UPS (444 DX) 24VDC
30F, 40F, 80 (EX1.7, EX, X1) 208/230VAC 60Hz 1Ø
30F, 40F, 80 (EX1.7, EX, X1) 208/230/460VAC 60Hz 3Ø
200 (444XS) 230VAC 60Hz 1Ø
200 (444XS) 230/460VAC 60Hz 3Ø
200, 200 UPS (444 XS, 444 DX)
30F, 40F, 80, 30F UPS, 40F UPS, 80 UPS (EX1.7, EX,
X1, DX1.7, DX, DX1)
200 (444)
all except 200 (444)
200 (444)
all except 200 (444)
all
all
all
all
all
all
all
all except 200 (444)
200 (444)
Quick Disconnect, Plug, 1/4”
MX000202
Quick Disconnect, Plug, 1/8”
MX000170
Quick Disconnect, Socket, 1/4”
MX000201
Quick Disconnect, Socket, 1/8”
MX000169
Reservoir, 4 Qt
MX000161
Valve Coil, Directional, 24VDC
MX000184
Valve Coil, Quick Stop, 24VDC
MX000185
Valve, 2 Position Directional
MX000172
Valve, Braking
MX000657
Valve, Check, Endhead Main
MX000171
Valve, Quick Stop
MX000173
Valve, Relief, Soft Start Operators
MX000659
Valve, Relief, 3000 PSI
MX000480
Pump pack parts usage equivalent models:
30F applies to 30F-C (222 CX1.7), 30F-M (333 EX1.7), 30F-CM (333 CX1.7)
40F applies to 40F-C (222 CX), 40F-M (333 EX), and 40F-CM (333 CX)
80 applies to 80-C (222 CX1), 80-M (333 X1), and 80-CM (333 CX1)
30F UPS applies to 30F-C UPS (222 DCX1.7), 30F-M UPS (333 DX1.7), 30F-CM (333 DCX1.7)
40F UPS applies to 40F-C (222 DCX), 40F-M (333 DX), and 40F-CM (333 DCX)
80 UPS applies to 80-C UPS (222 DCX1), 80-M UPS (333 DX1), and 80-CM UPS (333 DCX1)
Call for 50Hz motors and pump packs.
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Appendix — DC Power Supply
Part Name
Battery Charger, 60Hz, 115VAC
Battery Charger, 60Hz, 208VAC
Battery Charger, 60Hz, 230VAC
Battery, 12V, 110AH, AGM
Circuit Breaker, 120A DC
Circuit Breaker, 150A DC
Circuit Breaker, 60A DC
Fuse Block
Fuse, 15 Amp
Fuse, 5 Amp
Switch, Disconnect, DC Power Supply
Terminal, 2-Pole
Terminal, 5-Pole
Call for 50Hz battery chargers.
Part Number
MX001719
MX001720
MX001721
MX000877
MX000843
MX001096
MX000842
MX000863
MX000865
MX000864
MX000844
MX000859
MX001270
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115VAC, 60Hz input
208VAC, 60Hz input
230VAC, 60Hz input
all
all 30F UPS, 40F UPS, 80 UPS (DX1.7, DX, DX1)
200 UPS (444DX)
all 10 UPS, 40 UPS (DS, DE)
all
all
all
all
all
all
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Appendix — Smart Touch Controller Connections
New Membrane
switch
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Appendix — SlideDriver Wheel Change
NOTE: Instructions written for installing wheels with retaining collars. For wheels without collars skip steps 2, 6, 7 and 12.
These instructions are relevant for both the standard wheels and the optional traction “ice” wheels.
1.
Remove drive wheel assembly from
SlideDriver.
2.
If the old wheel is equipped with a
locking collar, loosen the two 3/16-inch
Allen head bolts holding the clamp.
(Requires a wrench at least 4-inches
long for the 8-inch wheels).
3. Remove the bolt and drive wheel. A
wheel puller or other mechanical
means may be required to slide the
wheel off the motor shaft. Remove the
old clamp (if any).
4. Clean any debris from the shaft (an
emery cloth works well) and replace
the motor shaft key with the key
included in the installation kit.
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5. Locate the new wheel and locking
collar. Remove the Cap Screws from
the collar. Put blue “thread locker” on
the Cap Screws and reinstall them.
6. Place the locking collar on the
machined inside hub on the
replacement wheel (collar splits
between hub splits) and lightly tighten.
Make sure the collar is seated against
the back of the wheel hub.
7. Slide new drive wheel (with collar)
onto the motor shaft and seat with a
mallet.
8. Install the new bolt and new washer
on the wheel/motor assembly.
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9. TIGHTEN BOLT TO
APPROXIMATELY 35 – 50*lb.
10. Use a 3/16-inch Allen wrench to
tighten the two bolts securely. Be
sure the collar is seated against the
back of the wheel hub, with the collar
splits between the wheel hub splits.
NOTE: If the collar is not fully seated
against the wheel, it may contact the
motor mounting bolts during
operation.)
11. Re-install the drive wheel assembly in
the operator.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
1. Warranty.
Hythat at the time of sale each of its products will,
in all material respects, conform to its then applicable specification and will be free from defects
in material and manufacture
THESE ARE THE ONLY WARRANTIES GIVEN BY HYSECURITY AND
ARE IN PLACE OF ALL OTHERS.
not a part of the base model. HySecurity disclaims all warranties for such accessory components,
which carry only the original warranty, if any, of their original manufacturer. HySecurity hereby
assigns its rights under such manufacturer warranties to the extent that such rights are
assignable to Buyer.
User of the product following installation. They do not extend to subsequent purchasers.
Dealer/Installers or First Users may receive a replacement HySecurity Warranty form by calling
HySecurity at 800-321-9947.
The term of these
additional warranties is determined by whether (1) the product is purchased through an authorized
HySecurity distributor and (2) whether a timely and complete warranty registration is submitted to
HySecurity. It is therefore important that you register your product with HySecurity within the
60 day period described below.
1(a) Five Year / Seven Year Warranty Items (Registered Gate
Operators Purchased from Authorized Distributors)
For any gate operator product that is purchased from an authorized HySecurity
distributor (this excludes product purchased through internet resellers or any distributor
not authorized by HySecurity), if the online Warranty registration is completed at
www.hysecurity.com/warranty within 60 days of the date of purchase by the dealer/installer
or if the warranty registration form sent with every HySecurity gate operator is completely filled
out and returned to HySecurity within the same 60-day period, the following
Warranty terms will apply: HySecurity will warrant that the product will remain serviceable for
the following periods:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Hydraulic Gate Operators: Five Years or 500,000 gate cycles (whichever occurs first) after
the date of installation, or
Electromechanical operators: Five Years after the date of installation unless
installed in a single family residential application, in which case the warranty
term shall be Seven Years after the date the product is shipped from
HySecurity; provided that the Five Year warranty period will not extend
beyond Seven Years from the date that the product was shipped from
HySecurity. This warranty does not apply to the components described below,
which have the shorter warranty period indicated:
Hydraulic Gate Operator Drive Wheels: Two Years from date of installation.
Batteries used in all D.C. operators: One Year from date of shipment from
HySecurity.
Items subject to normal wear including, but not limited to, chains, belts, idler
wheels, sprockets, fuses and motor brushes: One Year from date of installation.
1(b) One Year Warranty Items (Operators Not Purchased from an
Authorized Distributor or Registered within 60 Days)
For any gate operator product that is not purchased from an authorized HySecurity distributor
or for which the online Warranty registration or warranty registration form sent with every
HySecurity operator was not filled out completely or not returned to HySecurity within 60 days
of the date of purchase by the dealer/installer, the following One-Year Warranty will apply to
that product: HySecurity warrants that the product will remain serviceable for the following
periods, which begin on the date that the product was shipped from HySecurity:
a.
b.
1(c)
All Gate Operators: One Year or 100,000 gate cycles whichever comes first.
Hydraulic Gate Operator Drive Wheels: One Year
Replacement Parts
HySecurity warrants that replacement parts (whether new or reconditioned) will remain
serviceable for One Year from the date that the product was shipped from HySecurity.
1(d) Limitations and Exclusions Applicable to Each of the
Preceding Warranties
The preceding warranties shall not apply to equipment that has been (1) installed or maintained
improperly or contrary to instructions; (2) subjected to negligence, accident, vandalism, or
damaged by severe weather, wind, flood, fire, or war; or (3) damaged through improper
operation, maintenance, storage or abnormal or extraordinary use or abuse. Any modification
made to products will void the warranty unless the modifications are approved in writing by
HySecurity, in advance of the change (this exclusion does not apply to normal installation of
approved accessories and/or protective devices or sensors).
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2. Exclusion of Other Warranties.
The warranties contained in Section 1 are the exclusive warranties given by HySecurity and
supersede any prior, contrary or additional representations, whether oral or written. Any prior or
extrinsic representations or agreements are discharged or nullified. HYSECURITY HEREBY
DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL OTHER WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS,
IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY, ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OTHERWISE ARISING FROM
COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE.
3. Buyer's Exclusive Remedies for Any
Nonconformity.
If a HySecurity product fails to conform to the warranties in Section 1, Buyer must notify and
order replacement parts from the Distributor through which the product was purchased within a
reasonable time and in no event more than thirty (30) days after the discovery of the
nonconformity. HySecurity will investigate and, in the event of a breach, will provide, within a
reasonable period of time, one of the following: (1) repair or replacement of any nonconforming
products or components or (2) refund of the price upon return of the nonconforming items.
Replacement goods will conform to this warranty for the unexpired duration of the warranty
period for the original, nonconforming product. HySecurity reserves the right to supply used or
reconditioned material for all warranty claims. This warranty does not cover or extend to any
incidental expenses, including labor, shipping, travel time or standby time, that are incurred for
inspection or replacement of any nonconforming items. As a condition of warranty coverage,
warranty claims must be submitted in accordance with the following paragraph. THE
REMEDY SELECTED BY HYSECURITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS
PARAGRAPH SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE AND SOLE REMEDY OF BUYER FOR
ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL HYSECURITY BE
OBLIGATED TO INDEMNIFY BUYER FOR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY.
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4. Exclusion of Consequential and Incidental
Damages.
IN NO EVENT SHALL HYSECURITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER RESULTING FROM
NONDELIVERY OR FROM THE USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE
OWN NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORT. This exclusion applies regardless of whether such
damages are sought for breach of warranty, breach of contract, negligence, or strict liability in
tort or under any other legal theory. This exclusion does not apply to claims for bodily injury or
death.
5. Severability.
If any provision of this warranty is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then the remainder
shall have full force and effect, and the invalid provision shall be partially enforced to the
maximum extent permitted by law to effectuate the purpose of the agreement.
6. Applicable Law.
This Warranty will be interpreted, construed, and enforced in all respects in accordance with the
laws of the State of Washington, without reference to its choice of law principles. The U.N.
Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to this Warranty.
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Copyright 2012 HySecurity Gate Inc.
All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced by any means: photocopier, electronic or mechanical, without the express
written permission of HySecurity Gate Inc. Additionally, HySecurity Inc. makes no representations or warranty with respect to this manual.
We also reserve the right to make changes in the products described without notice and without any obligation to notify any persons of any
such revision or change.
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