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Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener

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!

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As the leading builder of luxury carriage doors, we’ve partnered with a leading European Automation Manufacturer to bring you an automated opener that's the height of convenience and style. This automatic door opener is designed specifically for swinging carriage (garage) doors. Precision engineering makes the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener smooth, quiet, and reliable. The motor mounts above the opening, leaving you with more open space from floor to ceiling. The Franklin's low profile configuration allows for vehicle lifts and additional lighting.  Converting your garage into a living space? The Franklin openers are compact enough to keep any space feeling welcoming. Customize with our extensive range of optional accessories.

 

Note: The battery backup kit is required for all California residents as per state law. It's required in the even that a forest fire or other disaster cuts off the power supply. 

 

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

  • New construction
  • Renovation
  • Commercial or Residential
  • Garages / Carports
  • Gates
  • Workshops / Sheds
  • Pole Barns / Horse Stables
  • Airplane Hangers
  • Boat & RV Storage Buildings
  • & more.

FEATURES:

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

 INSTALLATION RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Professional installation recommended - look for an electrician who specializes in low voltage.
  • Builders, Contractors and homeowners may be able to install on their own, based on skill level.

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)

COMPATIBLE CONFIGURATIONS
 

  • In-swing
  • Out-swing

INCLUDED IN THE KIT:

  • (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)

Franklin Technology

 

ER-READY: Easy Remote Cloning

Simplify your life with ER-READY technology, which allows you to easily clone your existing remote control to a new one, ensuring seamless operation and enhanced security with Rolling Code encryption.

 

EE LINK: Effortless Programming and Management

With EE LINK, programming your door opener is a breeze. Transfer data quickly and safely between systems and PCs, making it easy to manage your settings and maintain up-to-date records for maintenance and control access.

 

24V Technology: Precision and Safety

Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with 24V technology, providing precise control and safe operation. Your door will stop and reverse if it encounters any obstacles, ensuring the safety of your family and property.

 

U-Link: Universal Connectivity

U-Link offers a stable and secure platform for all your control units, allowing for easy integration and remote maintenance. Whether you're using Bluetooth or TCP/IP, U-Link's flexible system ensures your door opener is always connected and protected.

 

Dynamic Path Tracking: Smart Torque Management

Dynamic Path Tracking ensures your door operates safely and efficiently, adjusting the required force in real-time. This smart system helps maintain optimal performance regardless of external conditions, guaranteeing the longevity of your opener.

 

CAUTION:We recommend that you have a low voltage electrician, or trade member familiar with gate installations, install the opener. RealCraft is not liable for any damage that occurs during installation. Replacements are the sole responsibility of the installer and customer. The manufacturer carries a warranty for any defects from manufacturing only. The manufacturer must test and confirm said defects before sending replacements.

 

*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.

 

Weight and Height Ratings, Special Applications, and Voltage Options

The Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener only works for temperatures above 5° Fahrenheit. Colder temperatures may result in unreliable operation. The motors have a weight rating of up to 550lbs per door, and heights up to 10 feet per door. If you have doors that exceed the these limits, please call 1-800-694-5977 and we'll assist you. We have specialized motor options available upon request. 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 has exit probes or loop detectors on a special order basis. 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 has with HomeLink, please click here.


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Password protection & more

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Optional solar module options

Discover the Difference

Exceptional Garage Door Opener Features

A side-by-side comparison showing the advantages of RealCraft's Franklin.

Features Franklin Garage Door Opener Competition
Works for both Inswing and Outswing Doors
Preserves Ceiling Space
Customizable Accessory Options
Eco-Friendly Solar Power Add-on
Manual Override
Advanced Security Features
Free Shipping in the Lower 48
Same Day to Next Day Shipping
Quiet, Smooth European Engineering

Elegance and Efficiency

Why Choose the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener

The Automated Door Opener That Has it All

Hands drilling Franklin opener arm into the door
Hands drilling Franklin opener arm into the door
Franklin Garage Door Opener Motor
Franklin Garage Door Opener Motor
Open carriage door leaf with the Franklin Garage Door Opener
Open carriage door leaf with the Franklin Garage Door Opener
Franklin Garage Door Opener Security Photo Eye
Franklin Garage Door Opener Security Photo Eye
Walnut Wood Carriage Door in the wood shop
Walnut Wood Carriage Door in the wood shop
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Frequently Asked Questions About the Franklin Garage Door Opener

The Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener is an advanced automatic door opener designed for swinging garage and carriage doors. It's quiet, reliable, and customizable--a must have for the discerning homeowner.

The Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener includes security features such as password protection and manual override, putting you in control and giving you peace of mind.

Yes, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener is suitable for virtually every application, from residences, commercial buildings, workshops, and even airplane hangars.

The Franklin has been carefully engineered for silent operation. Traditional garage doors can be disruptive and noisy, but the Franklin motors operate smoothly and quietly.

Yes, the Franklin Opener comes with an optional solar module, which is kind to the environment--and your energy bill.

Swinging doors give your garage a classic, elegant look, and require less overhead space to operate. They're ideal for historic or custom built homes--or for anyone who wants garage doors that help them stand out.

With its sleek design and customizable accessories, the Franklin won't detract from your home's beautiful facade. A carriage door configuration can enhance property value, too.

While professional installation is recommended, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener has a straightforward set-up process and comes with a comprehensive installation manual.

Yes, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener can operate doors up to 550 pounds in weight, and up to 10 feet wide.

Yes, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener has a two and a half year warranty, giving you peace of mind and support when you need it.

Yes, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener can work with both swing directions.

The Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener is ideal for a range of doors including garage doors, carport entries, gates, and even larger doors for boat & RV garages.

With features like pedestrian open, which opens one door for foot traffic, and the availability of wireless keypads and remote controls, the Franklin Swing Garage Door Opener is easy to use in any context.

Yes, with the optional WiFi Hub accessory and Homelink compatibility, you can conveniently control and monitor your openers.

You can enhance your door system with an optional battery backup to keep it operational in a power outage. This battery backup is required in the state of California.

The Franklin typically ships the same day to the next day after an order is placed, so you can enjoy the benefits of your new door opener as soon as possible.

Yes, the Franklin includes a "Pedestrian Open" feature, which allows you to designate one door to open for foot traffic. You can access your garage easily at any time.

In addition to the optional solar module for eco-friendly power, the Franklin's low-voltage operation and compatibility with smart home systems reduces energy use.

Product Reviews

What Opener is Right for Me?

Choosing the right opener for your doors is crucial for functionality and convenience. Compare our three top models to find the best fit for your needs.

Franklin Garage Door Opener

Franklin Garage Door Opener

  • Best for: Those seeking a premium, space-efficient opener for both in-swing and out-swing doors without ceiling tracks.
  • Features: Compact design, European engineering, quiet operation, customizable accessories, optional solar module, and a variety of applications.
  • Applications: Ideal for residential and commercial properties, including garages, workshops, and stables.
  • Price Point: Higher, for its advanced design and comprehensive features.
  • Best for: Those seeking a premium, space-efficient opener for both in-swing and out-swing doors without ceiling tracks.
  • Features: Compact design, European engineering, quiet operation, customizable accessories, optional solar module, and a variety of applications.
  • Applications: Ideal for residential and commercial properties, including garages, workshops, and stables.
  • Price Point: Higher, for its advanced design and comprehensive features.
Fremont Ceiling Mounted Outswing Garage Door Opener (AOCM) - Sliding Barn Door Hardware by RealCraft

Fremont Swing Garage Door Opener

Fremont Swing Garage Door Opener

  • Best for: Budget-conscious customers looking for a durable and quiet solution for outswing doors.
  • Features: Patented technology with a traveling motor, minimal moving parts, motor brake function, LED lighting, and Homelink compatibility.
  • Applications: Suitable for new constructions or renovations, residential or commercial use, and a variety of other settings.
  • Price Point: More affordable, with a unique ceiling-mounted rail design for outswing doors.
  • Best for: Budget-conscious customers looking for a durable and quiet solution for outswing doors.
  • Features: Patented technology with a traveling motor, minimal moving parts, motor brake function, LED lighting, and Homelink compatibility.
  • Applications: Suitable for new constructions or renovations, residential or commercial use, and a variety of other settings.
  • Price Point: More affordable, with a unique ceiling-mounted rail design for outswing doors.

Edison Sliding Garage Door Opener

Edison Sliding Garage Door Opener

  • Best for: Spaces where sliding doors are preferred, offering a blend of traditional and modern aesthetics.
  • Features: Suitable for single, bi-parting, or by-passing sliding doors, customizable track sizes, quiet operation, and a range of horsepower options.
  • Applications: Perfect for barns, sheds, industrial settings, and any space with sliding doors.
  • Price Point: Mid-range, offering a balance between functionality and cost.
  • Best for: Spaces where sliding doors are preferred, offering a blend of traditional and modern aesthetics.
  • Features: Suitable for single, bi-parting, or by-passing sliding doors, customizable track sizes, quiet operation, and a range of horsepower options.
  • Applications: Perfect for barns, sheds, industrial settings, and any space with sliding doors.
  • Price Point: Mid-range, offering a balance between functionality and cost.