U.S Automatic Ranger 500 Dual Swing Gate Opener/ DIY bolt on brackets - AC Charging Option


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   Product Details


  • Gate Opener At a Glance
  • Gate Crafters.com Exclusive Product & DIY Additions
  • Gate Opener Description
  • Tools & Supplies for Installation
  • Product Media
  • Gate Opener Features
  • Included with the Gate Opener Brand


  •    Gate Opener At a Glance Top of Page

    The ranger series 500 D is a heavy duty all metal easy to install, low voltage (DC) residential gate opener . The solar performance is a unique and unbeaten product when compared to others in the market, it allows you up to 65 cycles per day on a 6 watt solar panel (not included) . Included with this system is the radio control and 2 button remotes making a complete package to remotely open your gate.

  • Gate Materials: Ornamental Iron Gates, Farm Gates, Ranch Gates and Chain Link Gates
  • Weight and length: Up to 13' in length or 400 lbs. Find Your Gate Type
  • Max degree of opening: 90 degrees
  • Gate Post or Column size (pull to open): The pre-drilled hole on actuator bracket must be located 5" behind the gate hinge and 7 1/2" to the      inside of the property.
  • Push to Open: Yes. The pre-drilled hole on actuator bracket must be located 7" in front of the gate hinge and 4" to the drive side of the hinge.
  • Solar Compatible: Yes (5 watt panel kit sold separately)
  • Power: +12 VDC maintenance free lead acid, Gel or AGM battery rated at a minimum of 35-amp hours group size U1 (not included)
  • Power Wire Specification: Transformer is supplied with 12 feet of cable, if extension is needed use Sentry Charge Cable Extension Kit (part      #630050).
  • Operating Temperature: -22 to158 F
  • 3-year control board and component warranty
  • GateCrafters.com 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

    U.S. Automatic Ranger 500 Series Dual Swing Gate Openers

    The Plug N Go design of all installed components and the easy to understand Ranger control board makes this the simplest gate opener for the Do-It-Yourself installer. The Ranger 500 D linear actuator design can be mounted in 2 different positions making it less visible behind a cross member and improving the looks of your gate.

    The Ranger 500 automatic gate opener is powered by a 12-Volt dc battery (not included). This battery is charged by the supplied transformer which requires AC power (120 VAC) to be either at the gates area or within 1000 feet of the gates area. If the AC power is more than 10 feet from the gate openers control box then additional extension cable is required.

    The automatic gate openers solar charge method is optional and requires a solar panel kit (sold separately) for proper operation. Typically only one panel will be required. The Ranger dual swing gate opener is capable of a high number of cycles per day. Ranger solar performance is a unique and unbeaten product in the market offering up to 65 cycles per day on the standard 6 watt solar panel.

    Click here to review the solar region map to determine the number of cycles per day you can expect from a solar charged system.

    The Ranger 500 D Series Gate Swing Swing Gate Opener by U.S. Automatic is proudly manufactured in the U.S.


    GateCrafters.com is the DIY factor. GateCrafters.com 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

  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Two 2 button remotes are included
  • The LCR dual channel receiver is pre-wired and solar friendly
  • Solar or AC charged with solar friendly smart controller
  • Compatible with all types of solar friendly accessories and does not require additional      solar panels
  • Sensitivity adjustments for Gate 1 and Gate 2
  • Battery powered providing real battery backup
  • Battery Under Load Monitoring/Low Battery audible Notification
  • Built in timer to close
  • Photo Eye Power Management (PEPM) solar friendly software
  • Photo eye transmitter is battery powered or hardwired
  • For residential, light commercial, farm and ranch use
  • Non-corrosive actuator and control box with hinged control box cover
  • Bolt on hardware kit included Click here for bolt in instructions
  • Recommended battery type (not included): 12-volt, Group U-1; sealed (maintenance      free); 30 amp hour minimum
  • PWM Soft Start and Soft Stop
  • “Gate APP” Compatible from USAutomatic Powered by Nexx.
  • Gate travel speed ~16 seconds
  • Electronic Limit Control on Board
  • GateCrafters.com has the resources you need. How do you use your gate opener system once you get it? GateCrafters.com 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 the Gate Opener Brand Top of Page

  • 2 Linear Actuator Arm
  • Entrapment Siren
  • Set of 2 Safety Signs
  • Set of 2 433Mhz Transmitters
  • Transformer
  • Hardware kit
  • Color Instructional Manual
  • Control Box with Installed Components:
    • Charge Controller
    • LCR Receiver
    • Control Board
       Tools & Supplies for Installation Top of Page

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

  • SAE Standard wrenches & sockets
  • Nut Driver
  • Wire Cutter/Strippers
  • Drill
  • Drill bits
  • Drill adapter for socket attachment
  • Pliers
  • Hack saw
  • Level and tape measure
  • Bolt on brackets are provided. They must be very securely attached (i.e. carriage bolts with lock nuts and washers). Lag type bolts are not recommended. Loose or unstable linear actuator mounts will result in improper operation.

    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.

       Product Media Top of Page


    QB ID: 020511

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