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For limited time only: Get half off the GC 10 Watt or GC 20 Watt solar panel with the purchase of this gate opener and the corresponding solar option. Simply add to the shopping cart the 10 or 20 Watt option for this gate opener to automatically receive your discount. While supplies and promotional sale lasts. Solar panel must be added to the cart with the order and will be charging supply for gate opener purchase.
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  • Gate Opener At a Glance
  • Gate Opener Description
  • Gate Opener Features
  • Included with Gate Opener from Manufacturer
  • Gate Exclusive DIY Additions
  • Tools & Supplies for Installation
  • Factory Visit Updates
  • Solar Information
  • Customer Testimonials
  • Customer Installations
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  •    Solar Gate Opener Top of Page
    Going solar has never been easier! Effectively automate your gate, reduce your energy dependence, and you may even save money by learning about the potential tax rebate advantages. Please note: the solar panel you receive may differ in appearance from the one pictured above.

    Quick Steps to Going Solar:

    1. Check out the solar zone maps and find your state.
    2. Review the chart to match the wattage and desired (estimated) cycles per day.
    3. Select a solar panel wattage from the drop down menu above.
    4. Print the Apollo Certificate & retain for tax purposes.
    5. Add to Cart.

    Solar Panel Zone Map

    The colors on this map designate solar zones during the periods of the year when the least amount of sun light is available. The recommended cycles do not factor the power draw of accessories. Cycles are considered one full opening and closing movement of a maximum size/weight gate for the corresponding opener. Cycles are also figured to be proportionally distributed over a 12 to 14 hour period; not consecutive.


        Zone 3 Zone 2 Zone 1
    Apollo NT-H12ETL Dual
    20W 48 44 40

       Gate Opener At a Glance Top of Page
    12V DC articulating arm swing gate operator for residential applications. Ideal for column-mounting and has a compact, sleek design. Designed for Solar Application (choose from 5, 10, or 20 watt solar panel option above).
    • Weight and length: Up to 10' in length and 400 lbs per leaf
    • Max degree of opening: 120 degrees
    • Mounting Options: Column Mount **
    • Solar Compatible: Yes. (select panel watt above).
    • Power: 12V battery (not included). Apollo recommends a maintenance-free, deep cycle marine battery - 105 amp./hour.
    • Power Wire Specification: 16 gauge wire (purchased separately) with 1,000 foot max length from transformer to control board.
    • Operating Temperature: -40F to +150F
    • Control Board: Comes standard with the 1050 smart board
    Apollo Column Setback  ** Max column setback for standard arm is 13 1/3", with the extended arm its 17 3/4" (see: measurement B).
    The extended arm ( NH-HYA12 ) is sold separately on offers more expert assistance than anyone. If you need help deciding if this gate opener has the abilities that are right for your gate we have live application specialists available 9am - 9 pm EST 7 days a week or try our exclusive gate opener recommendation tool 24 hours/day.

       Gate Opener Description Top of Page
    Apollo's NT-H12ETL Dual Swing Column-Mountable gate opener is perfect for residential use. Motors are non-reversible with magnetic encoder and pre-wired limit switches for precise adjustment of open and closed gate positions. Installation is straight-forward with no welding required. The NT-H12ETL Dual has an external quick release with key that allows for manual operation.

    It uses the 836 dual advanced circuit board, which features additional inputs for a firebox, monitor lights, lock, photoeye, siren, strobe light and more. Additionally, the 836 circuit board has inherent safety features that comply with the UL325 standards. It is designed for swing gate systems up to 10 feet and 400 pounds per leaf. is the DIY factor. further adds to most of our gate openers for easier DIY installation. We have developed exclusive components (example: easy adjustable mounting brackets), customized instructions, and offer a full spectrum of accessories to truly cover all aspects of the installation of your gate opener. In addition we have the largest staff of factory trained technicians in the US.

       Gate Opener Features Top of Page

    • Auto Reverse Sensitivity
    • Auto Close Delay-Adjustable
    • Dual Gate Delay-Adjustable
    • 12V Fuse Protected Power Outputs For:
      • Radio Receivers
      • Keypads
      • Misc. Options
    • Emergency Bypass
    • Peripheral Inputs:
      • Free Exit
      • Safety Loop
      • Shadow Box
      • Firebox
      • Monitor Lights
      • Lock (Magnetic and Solenoid
      • Siren
      • Strobe
      • Edge
      • 3-Button Station
      • Telephone Entry
      • Photoeye
      • Timer to Close Option
      • Slave Disable
      • 3-Button Station Enable
      • Selectable Lock Type
      • Coast Enable
      • Free Exit Option
      • Learn Mode
      • Microprocessor Controlled
      • Delay for Siren


    • Operator Dimensions:
      • Depth 8" x Height 9" x Width 15"
    • Applications:
      • Battery Operated, Solar Swing Gate Operator
      • 12V Operator recommended for Residential applications
      • Recommended for gates up to 10ft. and 400lbs. per leaf
    • Open or Close Cycle Time:
      • From 14 to 18 Seconds to perform a movement of 90 degrees (depending upon installation geometry)
    • Control Panel / Battery Box:
      • 18" (46cm) x 18" (46cm) x 8" (20cm)
      • Powder Coated Black
    • Shipping Information:
      • 3 boxes, 31lbs, 25 lbs and 25lbs
    • Battery Requirement:
      • 12 volt battery. Apollo recommends a maintenance-free, deep cycle marine battery - 105 amp./hour (not supplied
      • NOTE: In the event of electrical power outage, or significant overcast days, a fully charged deep cycle marine battery (recommended) could provide up to 500 cycles or 30 days usage on a basic system before requiring a recharge.
    • Circuit Board:
      • All NT-H12ETL operators are shipped with the 836 circuit board. Features of this board include:
        • Automatic, Adjustable Close Timer
        • Adjustable Current Sensitivity for Automatic Safety Reverse
        • Inputs for: Free Exit Loops, Safety Loops, Under Gate Loops, Safety Edges, Free Exit Probes, Keypads, Telephone Entry System, Intercom System, Pushbuttons, Locks, Radio, Receivers, Photoeyes
        • Fully systems capable
    • Note:
      • ETL approved to UL325 Standard
      • Available in Single and Dual Setup
      • Manual Emergency Release with Key has the resources you need. How do you use your gate opener system once you get it? is the only retailer to give a real answer to this question. We have develop videos for installing many of our gate openers and products and write DIY focused manuals for most gate openers and have individual instructions for each accessory to be installed with each gate opener.

       Included with Gate Opener from Manufacturer Top of Page
    • Motor Assembly
    • Arms (two pieces)
    • Attach Bracket
    • Mounting Hardware
    • Battery Charger (optional)
    • Manual Release Handle and Lock Keys
    • Control Box
    • Cable 8ft or 38ft (single or dual)
    • Caution signs (2)
    • Solar Panel (choose above)
       Gate Exclusive DIY Additions Top of Page
  • NOTE: Apollo does not supply remotes with their gate opener, we supply these free when you buy from

    2 Free Estate Swing 433 remotes - featuring the most consistant 300+ foot range in the industry.

    Estate Swing 2 channel receiver - Use one channel to operate your Apollo gate opener, the second channel can be used for many other purposes, please see receiver description for ideas.

  • Solar Panel (see options above)
  • Free 24/7/365 Installation Support
  • Free 7 day/week Technical Support
  • Largest Number of Certified Techs in America
  • Free assistance to find the right gate opener for your gate
  • Free systems design assistance to match the right accessories to fit your needs.
  • Extremely competitive pricing
  • Free shipping on all accessories purchased with a gate opener
  • We stock all replacement parts
  • Many brands of many types of accessories, enough to handle just about any operational situation you can imagine
  • has actual experience. We have a testing area, we have factory and internal training courses, we build gates and have our own gates that are automated, we attended all industry trade shows in multiple countries and are a member of the AFA, and we pay visits to our chosen manufacturers' factories. All these factors are what have lead to us having so many exclusive additions. When you see and actually use as many products as we have you tend to have many ideas for minor changes that have major impacts. We acted on these ideas and have utilized them to help thousands of customers automate their gates.
       Tools & Supplies for Installation Top of Page

    The following tools and supplies are suggested in the manufacturer manual for optimal installation. They are not provided by GateCrafters, however, most tools are available at local hardware stores for purchase or rental.

    • Please refer to manual for Tools Needed.

    Depending on the type of gate, power supply and contributing environmental factors additional tools or supplies may be needed. Please review the product manual associated with this gate opener model for further details.
       Factory Visit Updates Top of Page
    Gate Crafters has a strong relationship with Apollo. Located in San Antonio, TX and well known for their solar powered operators, Apollo has been established since 1984. The Gate Crafters team most recently met up with Apollo at Fence Tech 2010.
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    PDF Manual Apollo 1050 D.I.Y. Package Guide

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    Manual: h121k_manual_1000_2_2014
    Alt Manual: h12_manual
    QB ID: NH-H12ETL Dual+10433

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