Attach to terminals #1 and #2 (again either wire).
Bundle excess wire and tape to top of power head.
Reuse of existing wiring is easiest and recommended unless it is broken,
cut, frayed or there is a problem. If you can reuse existing wiring —
SKIP FORWARD TO STEP 4. If new wiring must be installed, the path
shown below is recommended.
LOCATED INSIDE THE LIGHT LENS
Need to install new wire? Wire and Wire Clips (for fastening the wire to
the rail) can be purchased through Customer Service at 1-800-35-GENIE
or at a local Genie Professional Dealer using the information at the end of
this instruction. The path shown below is recommended for routing the
Moving Door can cause serious injury or death.
• Wall control must be mounted in sight of
garage door, at least 5 feet above floor and
clear of moving parts.
SAFE-T-BEAM® SYSTEM TEST
Route two (2) lengths of two (2) conductor wire (See above) from
• Keep people clear of opening while door
opener, along top of rail.
Safe-T-Beam® System must be installed and working properly in order for
• Do Not allow children to play with remote or
Fasten wire to rail.
door opener to function.
— Evenly space fasteners along rail.
If Safety Reverse does not work properly:
Fasten to header and wall (preferably with insulated staples).
• Close door, then disconnect opener using manual
Allow for some slack at the source and sensor units and cut off
any excess wire.
During testing of the Safe-T-Beam® System, be sure to
• Do Not use remote or door opener.
stay clear of the door and any moving parts. It is
• Refer to Door and Door Opener Owner's Manuals before
preferrable to use a long-handled object to interrupt the
attempting any repairs.
beam during tests.
Electrical Shock can cause serious injury or death.
• Power cord must be unplugged before
Start door moving in close direction.
attaching any wires.
• Be sure wire ends do not touch each other or
Pass an object through the path of the Safe-T-Beam® System in
order to interrupt beam.
If you have questions or if you need a manual,
— Door should stop and reverse direction to fully open position.
contact the distributor or manufacturer of the opener.
If door will not run in closed direction, check for:
MOUNTING SOURCE & SENSOR
• Misalignment of Safe-T-Beam® System
(Red LED on source unit will be blinking).
Locations of existing units can be reused if that is desired. Safe-T-Beam®
• Obstruction in path of beam.
System (STB) Source and Sensor do not have to be mounted on garage
• Pinched or broken wire.
door frame. They can be placed anywhere along garage door wall that is
• Loose wiring connection.
convenient for mounting, provided the location meets the
If you still have a problem , contact Customer Service at 1-800-35-GENIE.
1) They must be placed across the door opening,
2) at proper height,
3) with a clear line of sight between them. (Max. Range is 30 feet).
(They may be mounted on floor, only as a last resort, if there is
no other option. Not recommended.)
NOTE: If the situation demands that the door be closed, this can be done
by pressing and holding the wall button or wall console button until the
When using insulated staples, be aware that staples which
To ease mounting, source and sensor units can be detached
door is fully closed.
are too tight can cut or pinch wires. Cut or pinched wires
from the bracket by pulling them apart. After mounting brackets,
slide units back onto brackets.
can cause the Safe-T-Beam® System to stop working. When
using insulated staples, make sure you fasten them only as
As the door is closing, constantly observe the door
tightly as needed to hold the wire snugly.
opening to prevent anyone moving into the path of
If this happens, immediately release button.
At source and sensor, route wires through bracket as shown and
attach wires at terminals. Either wire to either terminal
1/4" x 1-1/4"
Lag Screws (provided)
Ensure there will be an unobstructed path between source
and sensor. Sensor should be mounted on the side of the garage
door opening that receives
the least direct sunlight.
EITHER WIRE TO EITHER TERMINAL IS OKAY
Foranswers to any questions, problems or concerns, please
contact Customer Service at 1-800-35-GENIE.
If installing new wiring:
At opener, twist striped wires together. Twist plain
SOURCE (red LED)
wires together. Feed down through control wire tube "chimney"
at top of opener.
To order wire or wire clips use following part numbers:
Once location is established, measure height of bracket as
shown. Hold bracket in place and mark hole locations. 1/8" pilot
holes are recommended.
6 " m a
5 " m i
CONTROL WIRE TUBE
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No height adjustment is needed for units mounted on floor.
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