I've got an automatic gate which works just like an
automatic garage door. I click a remote to open the
gate and when I pass through, I click again to close it.
The problem is that I sometimes forget to click on the
way out and the gate remains open. Does anyone
know of some device which would automatically close
the gate if it is left open for too long ?
I assume you are talking about a driveway gate? I can't see anyone
having an automatic pedestrian gate. That would be like having power sun
visors in your car.
Check with the manufacturer of the automatic gate opener/closer.
The first 3 are convenient if you are the only one in the car at the time.
Change position of mirrors if your wife last drove the car, especially
in inclement weather.
Open or close any or all windows without contorting your body reaching
or climbing over the seats, especially when driving.
Open or lock any or all doors without the gymnastics required as in the
Power seats that retain the memory of the specific driver, if more than
one, saves a lot of up and down, forward and back, angle of seat and
seat back, handle movements.
BTW What's the LT in your user name stand for?
In my former job, I initialed documents with the scripted LTWES329.
You could add a timer to the circuitry. Set it for what ever minutes after
opening the gate to close automatically.
As a trucker, I've been to many warehouses that use automatic gates. Pull up
to a certain point, the gate opens. After passing through, it closes
You can just add a timer to the circutiry. His solution will either involved
someone experienced with electronics, or a whole new system.
Also your automatic gates at a warehouse is not done on a timer, but rather
Take a look at the following link:
Give them a call. They can advise you as to which product will fit your
needs and, if necessary, possibly provide you with the name of someone who
can assist you with installing it.
Depending upon your gate electronics, you should be able to integrate this
into your gate system and eliminate having to manually activate it when
exiting. Once triggered, a timer should close the gate afterwards. You'll
need to check into that for clarification though.
Hope this helps.
Many gate openers hve an auto delay close feature already included; some
fixed, some adjustable. Check your opener manual. if not you could probably
Here's one ink of openers with auto close.
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