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Craftsman  3/4 HP DC Belt Drive Garage Door Opener with DieHard Battery Back-Up

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Reg Price: $299.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Product Overview:
Door Opener Type: Belt Drive
General Warranty: 10 years motor, 90 day parts/labor
Item Weight (lbs.): 38.5
Motor-Engine:
Horsepower: 3/4 hp
General Features:
Battery Backup Function: Yes
Motor Power Type: DC
Internet Connectable: No
Has Doorbell Operation: Yes
Keypad Entry: Yes
Number of Lights: 2
Number of Remotes Included: 2
Safety Sensor Type: Non-contact
Has Emergency Release: Yes
Open Door Monitor: Yes
Safety Sensor Beam Technology: Yes
Wall Control Type: Motion detecting wall control
Rolling Code Protection: Yes
ENERGY STAR Compliant: No

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Craftsman DC Garage Door Opener: Dependable Like Nothing Else

Backed by Diehard® power, this Garage Door Opener DC Belt system delivers smooth opens, secure closes and powerful illumination even when the rest of the house is pitch black. Solid, dependable and loaded with cutting edge technological features, this opener senses movement in the garage and turns the light on for you. In addition to lighting your path, it displays the time and temperature along with displaying info in multiple languages.

The built-in Posi-Lock® System delivers a level of tightly sealed garage security that you’ll wish the rest of the house had, and if you’re short of keys, no problem. With a wireless, key less entry pad system, just punch in your four digit pin code and gain access to your garage in seconds. Powerful, convenient and backed-up to weather power outages, the Craftsman DC Garage Door Opener delivers every time you pull into the drive way. Go ahead, strap this machine to your garage ceiling and get dependable operation that’s built Craftsman tough.

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  • Includes power unit, two remotes, control console, wireless keyless entry pad, battery back-up unit, safety sensors, rail, hardware, operators manual
  • The Craftsman Garage Door Opener DC Belt with 3/4 HPS® works even when there’s a power outage
  • Belt drive and DC motor for ultra quiet operation and soft-start/stop performance
  • DieHard® DC Battery back-up is always charged allowing door control, safety sensors and remote controls to operate on battery power for 20 open/close cycles
  • Includes 2 Security +® 3-function remotes are perfect for multi-car families
  • LCD Smart-Motion Detecting control console opens and closes door from inside garage while sensing your presence and turning on opener lights automatically
  • Provides time, temperature, light and lock settings and system diagnostic messages
  • Wireless keyless entry pad allows access to garage without a key or remote using a secure 4-digit programmable PIN
  • Security +® Anti-Burglary Coding rolling code changes every time button on the remote is pushed
  • PosiLock® System securely locks door when it is down preventing intruders from entering garage
  • Manual Release Capability allows you to manually open or close garage door
  • Safety reversing sensors create an invisible beam that senses any obstruction in the way of the closing door and automatically reverses door before contact is made
  • HomeLink® with QuickTrain™ Technology
  • Light delay feature turns lights off after a maximum of 4-1/2 minutes
  • Extension kits to complete installation for 8' and 10' doors are available
  • Professional installation available
  • Weighs 38.9 lbs.
  • Warranty: 10 year motor; 3 year parts

Added on July 26, 2010

 

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260 Reviewers (75.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise6 found this helpful
ga1990
Mar 2 , 2013
Easy to install and works with older HomeLink
I've never installed an opener before so I didn't know what to expect. The instructions were good and took me just over 3 hours (including programming both of our cars) to install it by myself. It was also very easy to make all of the final adjustments. A HUGE improvement over my previous opener, so much quieter. I've seen some complaints that other openers don't work with vehicle's homelink if it's older than 2011....I had no problem what so ever programming this one with my 2003 Chevrolet and my 2004 BMW. This has a lot of nice features, and don't be afaid to install this yourself!
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WHStroudsburg
Aug 16 , 2012
Buyer Beware

Beware... Sears does not stand behind the 3 year parts warranty after 90 days as it reads in your manual !  Bought 2 in December and installed in April. Garage door started going back up by itself last week. The position sensor on the motor is bad. The only way they MAY honor the warranty is if you spend $99 for a technician to come to your house and then in turn orders the part. Otherwise they will only sell you this less than $50 value part by buying the entire motor for $109. Your roped in to their service. Battled this for days on the phone as they bounced me from department to department or disconnected from the call. I was never rude at any time. Do NOT buy craftsman and know that SEARS does NOT value you as a customer. I have been a loyal customer for 30 years and spent thousands this year alone. They do NOT care. Willing to lose a customer over a $50 part. REFUSE to pay 1/2 of the purchase price of this opener for a technician to tell me I need the part I already know is bad. Pulled the part from my 2nd opener and moved to my most active door. Will never buy Sears and/or Craftsman again. Researching to see if this is legal based on the language in thier warranty. Frustrated does not begin to describe me right now!

 

basskleff

Boylston, MA

Aug 22 , 2014
via sears.com
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Gets the job done nicely!

I bought this primarily to address a problem I was having with previous Craftsman 1/2 HP where the unit was reversing during opening about 2 times out of 10. I took a gamble that a 3/4 HP unit would be better suited to the 1950s wooden single double-wide door, giving it a little extra ooompff. The door is heavy! So far so good! And some great icing on the cake with the digital readout wall panel (time and temperature) and motion sensor light. Battery backup and keyless entry. Awesome.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 20 , 2014
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garage door opener

the item works great but it would be very helpful if you would tell people the opener is only for a 7' door that you have to buy an extension kit for 50.00 dollars if you have a bigger door I would recommend this opener to some one but I would tell them they have to buy an ext. kit if the door is over 7'

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dieselgod

Kyle, TX

Aug 11 , 2014
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Quiet opener, so-so remote range

Got the door opener for both doors. Installation was normal of a door opener. Took some time to set the travel limits, at first the opener tried to go thru the wall. But it is so quiet. Has to be since the garage sits under the master bedroom. The major gripe I have and the reason I can't give it 5 stars is the bad range the remotes have. Still fiddling with the antenna to optimize the range to see if it helps. The motion detectors are nice for flipping on the lights when one is in the garage, and turns it off. I have a habit of leaving on the light before. I hope there is a way to increase the range of the remotes.


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sgams1

Saint Petersburg, FL

Aug 1 , 2014
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Installed my own garage door opener

The unit is great. Has a lot of helpful features. It is easy to install due to detailed step by step instructions and was simple to program.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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fcheck

San Jose, CA

Aug 1 , 2014
via sears.com
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Nice unit for the money

Self Install straight forward with the instructions provided. Quiet belt drive, better features than the one it replaces. Like the battery backup, rolling codes on the remotes and the lock feature that disables remote operation. Use the lock feature whenever the car is garaged for increased security

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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pomeranianobx

Pleasant View, TN

Jul 23 , 2014
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Really quiet door opener

Our garage door opener finally bit the dust, so we were forced to buy a new one, The one we chose is much more quiet than the old one. You can't hear it when it has been activated. I am pleased.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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TwinboysDad

Middletown, CT

Jul 23 , 2014
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Craftsman Garage Door Opener

I wanted a battery back-up model. It was easy to install. The belt is much quieter than the chain. Have not had it long enough to rate it as Excellent.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 22 , 2014
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garage door opener works fine even has a thermometer on wall opener.

better than what we had

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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MrGThing

Bowie, MD

Jul 3 , 2014
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Die Easy

I bought 2 of this item 2 years ago. During the winter I got a phone call from my neighbor that my garage door was up! I got home, it was functional, so I figured maybe someone had the same code, so I changed it. It continued to open sporadically to the point I had to latch it when not in use. I did research and found that this item is notorious for the problem and sears does not cover it (not for free!). So I did not bother, my loss. It wasn't my main door, and I live alone, no biggie. Today is 2 years and it is beeping constantly that the rechargeable battery needs to be replaced on my main door opener! NOW, that's a problem! I don't even want to know what that's gonna cost me, it's not covered under warranty! So done with Sears! Good luck, I am sure this will go on clearance soon!


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Jill62064

Southgate, MI

Jul 1 , 2014
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Sears craftsman 3/4 hp garage door opener

This is the best garage opener we've had. I love it. No need to use remotes since we had a keypad put in. So awesome. With a young child still living here and watching my grandson 3 times a week, I'm so glad there are safety sensors for the garage door. Overall this us a great product!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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