U.S. Automatic Ranger HD Dual Swing Gate Opener - AC Option


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   Product Details

  • Gate Opener At a Glance
  • Tools & Supplies for Installation
  • Gate Opener Description
  • Included with the Gate Opener Brand
  • Gate Opener Features
  • Product Media

  •    Gate Opener At a Glance Top of Page

    The Ranger HD is a gate opener designed for residential, light commercial, farm, and ranch use. It operates under a low voltage transformer or a 10 watt solar panel (sold separately). This gate opener is easy to install and it comes with the necessary components such as the 12 vdc linear actuator, 2 button transmitters, mounting hardware, and more. Also, the linear actuator is now equipped with a ball screw screwdrive which increases the longevity of the opener.

    • Gate Materials: Ornamental Iron Gates, Farm Gates, Ranch Gates and Chain Link Gates
    • Weight and length: Up to 18' in length or 800 lbs. Find Your Gate Type
    • Max degree of opening: Pull to open: 120 degrees, Push to open: 110 degrees.
    • Solar Compatible: Yes (10 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)
    • 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 9 am - 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 HD Single Swing Gate Opener

    The Ranger HD (Ball Screw) is a unique gate opener with an innovative Ball Screw drive. We choose to sell this gate opener because of this unique feature in the ball screw version of this gate opener. Traditional electromechanical gate openers have a lubricated Acme Screw to drive the piston, this type of gate opener relies on lubricant to reduce friction. A Ball Screw type screw has small ball bearings riding between the drive screw and the “nut” attached to the end of the piston. A ball screw is significantly more efficient and virtually eliminates drag from friction and extends the life of the screw drive by a factor of 4. We recommend this gate opener in areas of high use such as lighter to medium weight commercial and high volume residential gate. Especially when solar applications are desired.

    A great addition to ornamental iron, chain link, farm, ranch, and all other types of gates. This gate opener is solar friendly and easy for homeowners to install. The Ranger HD can be powered by a DC transformer (included) or a solar panel (not supplied). This low voltage transformer plugs into a battery controller and can easily provide 575 cycles a day without decreasing the battery charge. This unique design of the charging system allows the transformer to be installed away from the gate area if needed. This means that on AC charged systems, the transformer’s low voltage wire can be extended. The solar option allows you to install the gate opener in remote areas or in applications where you prefer to be solar charged. The battery charge controller included in this kit accepts either the DC transformer or solar panel and comes with a DC plug for easy installation. It also includes (2) LCR 2 button transmitters, photo eyes, and mounting hardware. Another great feature with this unit is the electronic limit control on board for an easier position adjustment. USAutomatic, LLC warrants this product to be free of defects in material for 3 years. Following this purchase, USAUTOMATIC, LLC will repair or replace the product free of charge including parts, shop labor, return to customer shipping, and handling.

    Warranty does not cover damage caused by weather, natural disasters or severe acid damage from a battery.

    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
    • Non-corrosive actuator and control box
    • Battery Under Load Monitoring
    • Low Battery audible Notification
    • PWM Soft Start and Soft Stop
    • “Gate APP” Compatible from USAutomatic Powered by Nexx.
    • Electronic Limit Control on Board
    • Independent Gate 1 and Gate 2 sensitivity adjustments
    • Single or Dual gate compatible
    • Designed to Operate with all types of accessories
    • Photo eye transmitter is battery powered or hardwired
    • Photo Eye Power Management (PEPM) solar friendly software
    • Battery powered providing real battery backup. Not just 1 cycle
    • Gate travel speed ~12 seconds
    • Optional Galvanized Box Available
    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 developed 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
    • Heavy Duty – 12 Vdc - 24in Stroke Linear Actuator
    • Pre-wired solar-friendly LCR dual channel receiver
    • 2 - LCR 2 button transmitters Included
    • Mounting Hardware
    • Photo Eye - through Beam for reliability
    • Battery Charger (AC or Solar) *Solar option allows for remote installation
       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 and bits
  • Drill adapter for socket attachment
  • Pliers
  • Hack saw
  • Level and tape measure
  • Welder
  • Hack Saw
  • Welding is the recommended method of securing the linear actuator mounts to the gate and hinge post. Bolt on brackets requires frequent service to keep tight. 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


    Manual: Ranger HD cutsheet
    Manual: Installation Manual
    QB ID: 020517

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