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How do I program my Stanley keypad?
Viewed 21826 times since Thu, Apr 1, 2010
First, erase the keypad's memory by disconnecting the battery and holding any key (button) for at least 10 seconds. Then release the key and re-connect the battery. When the keypad lights go off (about 20 seconds) you are ready to program the... Read More
How do I increase the range on my radio receiver?
Viewed 12376 times since Thu, Jun 23, 2011
Sources of Interference: In many cases, if you are having a problem with outside radio interference (RFI) that seems to have no source and no remedy, changing your receiver and remotes to something on a different frequency may be the only way to... Read More
How do I program my MVP keypad?
Viewed 5285 times since Wed, Apr 7, 2010
Programming steps for Quick-Code Wireless Keyless Entry: The red keypad lighting should be off. If it is on, wait until it turns off (approximately 20 seconds). Using the end of a paper clip, put the receiver of the MVP into Learn Mode by... Read More
How do I program my MDTK keypad?
Viewed 4845 times since Mon, Mar 29, 2010
Enter the code in the MDTK (you have 30 seconds to complete the following steps) Press and release the program (or learn) button on the receiver. When the receiver's red program LED lights, press the START/STOP key on the MDTK for at least... Read More
Remotes have poor range
Viewed 4697 times since Tue, Feb 26, 2013
Radio Interference (RFI) Possible RFI Sources: Linear wireless systems work on radio Frequency (RF) and are subject to outside Radio Frequency Interference (RFI). This interference can come from many sources and may cause reduced range or non... Read More
Find Transmitter Code - AP-4, AP-5
Viewed 4621 times since Wed, Mar 31, 2010
1. Press the button on the unknown Megacode transmitter. 2. The readout will display the last three numbers of the code. 3. While the last three numbers are still on display, press and hold the "Display" button. 4. The readout will display a... Read More
How do I make my clicker brand transmitter work with my Linear garage door operator?
Viewed 4529 times since Mon, Mar 29, 2010
Linear's Megacode transmitters and receivers use a long and complex code and is very difficult to copy. To date it is unknown what companies have been successful in producing a universal transmitter that will learn into and consistently work with... Read More
Program a MCS420001 Keypad
Viewed 3985 times since Mon, May 16, 2011
See attachment below:420001-Keypad-programming-Article-129.pdf Read More
How do I program my DTKP keypad?
Viewed 3933 times since Mon, Mar 29, 2010
The code that will be used at the DTKP will depend on how the receiver's 8 position dipswitches are set. The switches that are set to the "ON" position will be the user's pin at the DTKP keypad in reverse. Example: If the receiver's dipswitches 1... Read More
What products will Multicode work with?
Viewed 3840 times since Mon, Mar 29, 2010
Any garage door or gate operator that supplies 12-24 volts AC or DC and activates with a momentary contact closure should be compatible with the Multicode line of receivers. The 1099 series receivers are four wire and are ideal for gates and... Read More
Open Collector Output
Viewed 3283 times since Fri, Jul 8, 2011
Open Collector Output The DXSR-1504, DXSR-1508, and the SXR-64A receivers have what is known as open collector outputs. In an open collector output, a transistor shorts to common when the output is triggered (Normally Open output), or the output... Read More
How much and what type of voltage does my receiver use?
Viewed 2744 times since Thu, Apr 8, 2010
The voltage used by Linear receivers varies depending on which model receiver that you have. Linear recommends that you check the installation instruction sheet that was packaged with the receiver for the proper voltage for your receiver. Read More
Will Allstar work with MVP?
Viewed 2721 times since Mon, Mar 29, 2010
The Allstar MVP receiver is compatible with Allstar Classic, Allstar MVP and Original Allstar, Allister and Pulsar type dip-switch transmitters. The MVP receiver is available in one and three door versions. The radio frequency of the remote... Read More
The relay chatters when I trigger the door strike
Viewed 2545 times since Thu, Apr 12, 2012
It is not a good idea to use a switching - type power supply to power a door strike or maglock. Switch mode power supplies like to run on continuous steady drain non-inductive loads. If they go from very low or zero load to a heavy inductive load... Read More