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Franklin Autoswing® Swinging Carriage Garage Door Kit

The Franklin Autoswing automatic door kit is designed to swing open garage/carriage doors with the click of a button. With European engineering, the design of this carriage garage door hardware is compact, smooth, and quiet. The motors mount above the opening, without a track along with the ceiling, leaving the space open from floor to ceiling. Customize this garage carriage door hardware kit with accessories - Homelink Compatibility, WiFi Hub, Interior or Exterior Wireless wall button, Battery Backup, and even a Solar module!

Note: garage doors are not included, this product listing is for the opener kit only.

Check out our collection of carriage doors to pair with your Franklin!

As America’s premier builder of carriage doors, we’ve partnered with a leading European Automation Manufacturer and created the perfect partnership. An automatic door opener designed for swinging carriage (garage) doors. Precision engineering makes the Franklin smooth, quiet, and reliable. The motor mounts above the opening, no ceiling track = open space floor to ceiling. Which leaves space for vehicle lifts, lighting, living space, and more possibilities. Customize with the optional accessories.


(each door up to 550# and 10ft wide):

  • New construction or Renovation
  • Commercial or Residential
  • Garage / Carport
  • Gates
  • Workshop / Shed
  • Pole Barns / Horse Stable
  • Airplane Hanger
  • Boat & RV Storage Buildings
  • & more.


  • Each motor is protected inside a compact enclosure and includes a key knob with manual override.
  • Many programming options
    • Delayed opening
    • In-swing or out-swing
    • Decelerated closing
    • Pedestrian open - designate one door to open for foot traffic
    • Password protection
    • & more.


  • Professional installer recommended - Electrician specializing in Low Voltage.
  • Member of the trade familiar with low voltage/gate installations
  • Builders, Contractors, and homeowners - will vary based on skill level.





  • (2) BFT IGEA BT 24V Dual SwingMotors (24V) and Pivot Arms
  • BFT thalia Control Box Panel, 120 Volts
  • Pair of Infrared Safety Sensors
  • (2) 4-Button remote controls (will support up to (4) sets of openers)

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES (sold separately):

  • Battery Backup (Required in the State of California)
  • Additional 4-Button Remote (pack of 2)
  • Outdoor Wireless Keypad
  • Indoor Wireless Wall Button
  • Extended Range Antenna
  • WiFi Hub for App
  • Homelink compatibility
  • Wiring Kit for Remodel
  • Solar Module
  • Wall Control Station (low voltage wiring included)


  • In-swing
  • Out-swing.

CAUTION:It is recommended that you have a low voltage electrician, or trade member familiar with gate installations to install the operator. RealCraft is not liable for any damage that occurs during install, and replacements are the sole responsibility of the installer and customer. The manufacturer does carry a warranty for any defects or issues that are from manufacturing only and will have to be tested by the manufacturer’s technical team before sending replacements.


RealCraft customers receive prompt, knowledgeable technical support and customer service.


*Take advantage of FREE standard shipping on orders of $399 or more when shipped within the contiguous US and Canada. (Please call 1-800-694-5977 for shipping rates to Alaska, Hawaii and international locations.) In stock items ship in 1-3 business days. Most orders ship same day if ordered by 12 PM Pacific Time.


Please note that the Franklin Autoswing is rated for temperatures above 5° Fahrenheit. Colder temperatures may result in poor or no operation.


The motors currently provided in the Franklin opener kit are rated for doors up to 550 pounds and up to 10' per door leaf in size. If you have a special application, or doors that exceed the these motor capabilities, please call 1-800-694-5977 and we will be happy to assist you. We do have other motor options to fit most applications. The standard Franklin model is set up as 110V, and the motors are 24V. If you need 230V, please call us to special order. RealCraft does have available exit probes or loop detectors on a special order basis. There are many options available such as vehicle detection or door activation. Please call us for more information.


**HomeLink is one of the most widely used vehicle-based wireless control systems. To find out if your vehicle is equipped with HomeLink, please click here.

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Only at RealCraft you will find some of the most unique and modern barn door hardware designs on the market. We make hardware that stands out.

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