10 best manufacturers of automation for the gate

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Automatic gates for home and garage make entry and exit easier not requiring the driver to go outside. This is especially true in bad weather. Management is carried out with a keychain, range which is 50 m and can be increased due to the antenna. On the automation optimizes gearboxes in enterprises, allowing control the flow of numerous cars entering and leaving the territory. According to the configuration of the opening, the gates are sliding (on casters), swing, sectional, rotary and rolling (call up or fold). Choose high-quality automation for gates help our rating of the best manufacturers, which collected TOP-10 companies with positive customer reviews and good characteristics of the goods.

Rating of the best manufacturers of automation for gates

Nomination a place Manufacturer rating
Rating of the best manufacturers of automation for gates 1 CAME 5.0
2 FAAC 4.9
3 Nice 4.8
4 Marantec 4.7
5 Roger 4.6
6 Hormann 4.5
7 Doorhan 4.4
8 Liftmaster 4.3
9 Bft 4.2
10 Beninca 4.1

CAME

Rating: 5.0

CAME

In the first place in the ranking is the Italian manufacturer of automation, which produces goods not only for garages, yards and territories, but also engaged in complete automation of management buildings. The product range contains motors with brackets for swing gates, opening systems for sectional hoisting and turning motors with control units for sliding sash. Power automation and actuators Designed for both domestic and industrial use. The brand has been operating since 1972 and today has 480 authorized dealers in 118 countries, including Russia. Buyers especially praise in reviews the Axi Brown line, which has no protruding parts and designed for installation on gates that are pressed closely to columns when opening. For forged products manufacturer offers a separate Krono series, merging as much as possible with twisted rods.

According to our experts, this is the best manufacturer in the ranking due to the combination of dimensions and engine power. Small automation able to swing open a sash weighing 1000 kg and a length of 8 m.

Advantages

  • there are drives for 220 and 24 V;
  • adjustable opening time;
  • automation is available for all types of configurations metal products;
  • the mass of the sliding flaps can reach 3500 kg;
  • convenient control panels.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • opening angle does not exceed 90 degrees;
  • for high-quality mounting of brackets, mortgages in columns.

FAAC

Rating: 4.9

FAAC

The second place in the ranking belongs to another Italian company. FAAC Group. In the world market, a brand with automation is already represented more than 50 years. The manufacturer has its own research center, where developers work on new types of drives and others the details. In total, the company owns 42 own patents in this area. The concern has 32 branches on five continents, as well as 80 official dealers, so buy original products from Made in Italy is no problem. Consumers in reviews note the possibility of powering the automation from the backup battery, which practical in case of power outages. But open the gate You can also manually by removing the lock.

Our experts liked the manufacturer because of the underground drives, which not every competitor in this rating has. Such models are poured into concrete under the gate, and fulfill the role of support hinges. Due to the presence of engines, they are at the right time independently open and close. Hidden installation not spoils the design, does not take up space outside and does not limit the course paintings.

Advantages

  • an extensive dealer network in the CIS and Europe;
  • Automation serves 10 years or more;
  • there are electromechanical and hydraulic actuators devices
  • the equipment is designed for sash widths from 1.8 to 7 m;
  • automation on 24 and 220 V.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • the remote control is quickly overwritten (no inscriptions on buttons);
  • rubber buttons sometimes break;
  • remotes from other companies do not fit in frequency (only 868 are needed or 433 MHz).

Nice

Rating: 4.8

NICE

At the third level of the rating is again the Italian manufacturer, started its activity in 1990. For almost 30 years of history products managed to enter the world market and became one of the most recognizable brands in the field of automation for gates, barriers and other means of access control. The manufacturer is constantly working to improve products, so automation is equipped with features smooth start and stop, the ability to connect a backup power distribution of leadership and slave roles or partial opening for pedestrian access. Judging by the reviews, automation the manufacturer is simply programmed and serves properly, but the gate it is necessary to ground, otherwise, with a breakdown of the winding engine, voltage is transmitted to the sash.

In our opinion, the manufacturer deserves a place in the ranking due to Super powerful drive for sliding gates weighing up to 1200 kg This may not allow all competitors. Despite the mass sash, opening or closing speed is 37 cm per 1 give me a sec. This is optimal for enterprises in whose territory large equipment drives in, and you need a large opening and fast execution.

Advantages

  • there are drives of all types;
  • particularly narrow form of linear mechanisms;
  • comes with two control panels;
  • automation has a self-diagnosis;
  • an unlocking mechanism for manual opening is provided (if there is no electricity).

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • not all motors are designed for frequent use (up to 9 cycles per hour maximum);
  • operating temperature -20 … + 40 degrees is not suitable for Northern regions.

Marantec

Rating: 4.7

MARANTEC

The fourth in the ranking is the manufacturer Marantec. His the products have the name Comfort and are divided into series by numbers 200, 300, etc., which determines the power of the equipment. Almost all products are equipped with Blueline technology, which reduces Energy consumption. Marantec manufacturer reviews show that Buyers like product design. Equipment Enclosures are made in black or white, which is convenient to combine with the general exterior fence or facade. There are interesting vertical drives in the form of columns with a height of 1.3 and 1.6 m, which saves space along fencing.

According to our experts, the manufacturer deserves a place in the ranking the best thanks to the availability of automation, working exclusively from Battery. Such equipment is independent of 220 V power supply and has own battery. The control panel always shows it condition and need for recharging. If desired, you can connect the solar panel and the whole device will be able to independently function from solar energy. This is true for spacious territories or distant objects so as not to pull towards them wires.

Advantages

  • all products are tested and certified;
  • series for industrial and ordinary gates;
  • quiet engine operation;
  • soft start and slowdown before closing;
  • Energy Saving Technologies.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • on the official website low-quality photos that make it difficult choice;
  • automation for sliding gates series 860 and 880 huge sizes.

Roger

Rating: 4.6

ROGER

In fifth place in the ranking is another Italian manufacturer, started its activity in 1981. Today the company has 5 factories, producing products labeled Made in Italy, and sold goods in 100 countries. A separate achievement of the manufacturer was the development in 2010 of the Brushless digital engine and a digital controller assisting him low voltage at 24 V. Other companies were able to achieve this later, so for a while Roger supplied its motors competitors Came and Nice. In reviews, consumers boast high security of automation radio channels from unauthorized interventions – only the owner can open the gate. Thanks to the installation of an additional antenna, the operating range automation can be increased up to 150 m, which will open the sash in advance, not stopping before entering.

We put the manufacturer in the rating due to the release of drives, able to cope with the mass of sliding gates up to 2.2 tons. Yet manufacturer offers the organization of rolling shutters for garages with an opening area of ​​up to 16 m², which has few analogues with others TOP-10 participants.

Advantages

  • high quality and long service life;
  • products tested in Russian realities for the past 10 years
  • silent operation of electric motors and belt drives;
  • protection against magnetic interference;
  • black and gray cases for various design.

disadvantages

  • sometimes the key fob buttons in the pocket are pressed accidentally;
  • flimsy plastic housing of the control unit;
  • high price.

Hormann

Rating: 4.5

HORMANN

The sixth in our ranking was the German manufacturer Hormann. is he produces automation for all types of gates. The equipment is equipped BiSecur radio technology, which is able to request information about leaflet condition. The equipment has a recognition function obstacles and will stop the course of the canvas if it collides with car or person. A distinctive feature of the manufacturer is the release of remote controls with varnished a surface that prevents plastic rubbing and helps maintain the attractive appearance of the product, despite many years operation. On some other actuators company gives a guarantee of 10 years, which emphasizes the reliability of automation.

We rated the manufacturer as, in addition to automation, also releases the gates themselves. It is convenient for global change. or new construction, where you can order a gate for individual sizes equipped with any kind of automatic management. Buyers especially like reviews lifting and swivel models that do not take up space outside and inside the garage.

Advantages

  • complete set with two remotes;
  • 10 year warranty for automation;
  • silent plowing;
  • compact design of lever drives;
  • open 50% faster in time than competitors.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • poor technical support;
  • sometimes settings get lost and you have to reprogram.

Doorhan

Rating: 4.4

DOORHAN

The seventh step of the rating is given to the domestic manufacturer, appeared in 1994. The company is engaged in the manufacture of gates and doors, as well as automation for them. Among implemented systems, except oar and retractable, there are rolled, saving space nearby with a race. The catalog of the company contains automatic equipment even for hangar doors with spans 10-20 m long. Many buyers I like the elegant design of the remote controls with a slim body and remote control keys to the top, which they report in reviews. These devices are able to check the status of the gate by showing they are closed or open by the indicator, which is practical in bad weather, and allows you not to go outside for visual inspection.

The manufacturer was rated as the best by release automatic equipment for operation in the conditions of severe frosts. Numerous reviews and videos show that the equipment is working properly. works in Irkutsk and Kemerovo at a street temperature of -35 …- 40 degrees. Other manufacturers from the rating do not all have similar automation capable of functioning correctly in extreme weather conditions, so you should pay for the goods of this brand attention to residents of cold regions.

Advantages

  • individual adjustment of the closing and opening phases;
  • silent work;
  • remote status check;
  • ergonomic form of remotes;
  • temperature range -40 … + 50 degrees.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • galvanized components may become rusty;
  • all products for outdoor installation in black.

Liftmaster

Rating: 4.3

LIFTMASTER

The eighth place was given to the manufacturer Chamberlain Group, which owns the German brand LiftMaster. Company was founded back in 1906 and today has industrial facilities in Canada, USA and Germany. The manufacturer specializes in producing automation with DC motors and the ability system self-diagnosis. For management is provided three-channel remote control. Developers constantly experimenting with actuators, testing new versions of belt and chain drives. All models support customization. ride smoothness, by affecting the traction index from 16 to 100 kg, which affects the response rate. In the event of a collision with an obstacle, automatic reverse is triggered, therefore a car or an animal caught in the opening during closing is not will suffer.

We put the manufacturer in the rating, because for each a set of executive equipment attached lamp 40 W, which turns on immediately when the leaves move and continues shine for another 150 seconds after stopping. It allows you to comfortably drive into the garage or courtyard gate without using external lighting territory or premises.

Advantages

  • feedback to control the position of the gate;
  • compact axial drives;
  • industrial and domestic series;
  • setting travel limits;
  • electronic self-diagnosis.

disadvantages

  • difficult to buy a spare remote control;
  • radio control breaks down;
  • The official site is only in German;
  • there are models with plastic gears.

Bft

Rating: 4.2

BFT

In ninth place is BFT, whose production capacities are located in China. Products under this brand are different low price compared to other competitors (approximately cheaper 50-60%). But despite the availability, quality remains high. The manufacturer offers automation with adjustable plowing speeds, deceleration and acceleration functions, power from a single-phase network and a backup source. Brand advantage EELink’s proprietary software that programs the system (blocks, key fobs) and remembers the entered settings, saving them to mobile device. If the equipment fails, then the owner does not have to fiddle for a long time – just download the data from mobile PC and everything will be restored.

According to our experts, the manufacturer rightfully takes the place in rating thanks to sensitive photocells. They are helping stop the course of the sash not at the moment of touching, like others manufacturers, and a few centimeters from an obstacle (for example car body), which will not only prevent dents, but also save paint. The cost of automation for the gates of this company is one of the most affordable.

Advantages

  • black and gray color of cases;
  • detailed installation instructions;
  • Fast-net mounting technology for quick installation of automation to any gate;
  • work with 220 and 24 V;
  • backup power systems.

disadvantages

  • bulky remote controls;
  • Do not release equipment for roller shutters.

Beninca

Rating: 4.1

BENINCA

Our rating is completed by another brand, well-known in the world. Beninca has factories in various countries, including Russia. Available automation for gates contains devices for garage and industrial structures, sliding and swing sashes, as well as additional accessories (flashlights, blocks, remotes, barriers). Buyers in reviews like the gate is not required acquire a lock – all drives keep doors tight and prevent unauthorized opening. At the same time, if they turn off the light, get out of the garage using the key that removes blocking. The well is protected by a plug so that it does not accumulate there water during the operation of the gate in the yard.

The manufacturer is placed in the ranking of the best because of the release of stylish signal converters. They are offered in various colors. execution and can be placed at a distance of 100 m from the gate itself, for example in a house. This allows you to start opening the gates of a yard or garage, and do not use a pocket keychain in this moment. The manufacturer also offers sliding gates. automation with the ability to move the sash weighing 4.5 tons. Such not all firms are able to provide.

Advantages

  • linear, lever and axial drives for swing gate;
  • ultrathin telescopic attracting devices;
  • quick setup of equipment through a portable device;
  • unlocking the gate with a key.

disadvantages

  • the button may not work from the first press;
  • the arrangement of the keys in a vertical row on the remote is inconvenient (especially pressing the bottom button).


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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