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Linear Xtended range radio controls

Linear's Xtended Range wireless receivers and transmitters are more than twice as powerful, 6 times more sensitive, and 3 times more immune to interference than the next best mid-range wireless equipment. Where Linear once offered the industry's top range at 5 miles, they now go to 10 miles. Maybe 15, (they stopped testing at 20, and the signal showed no sign of quitting.) Xtended Range is the long-distance leader over the previous Linear mid-range line, and over everything else on the market. • 2.5 times more powerful: Increased output capability from 4 watts to 10 watts minimum per channel, enabling more...

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Woodie Plank™ Garage Doors

Woodie Plank Series Doors The Character of Wood, The Strength of Steel!   Woodie Plank Brochure The Woodie Plank™ Series doors are all custom-built and handcrafted to your design. Create a style that matches your vision. The doors can be further enhanced with a variety of classically finished wrought iron hardware and window designs. Every detail is important at 1st United Door. The first layer of cedar boards are applied to an insulated 13/4-inch thick two-sided steel sandwich door. The boards are applied smooth side up so that all the brad holes and knotholes can...

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US District Court Ruling Absolves Skylink Technologies From Alleged Violation of Digital Millennium Copyright Act By Chamberlain Group

US district court summary judgment ruling in favor of Skylink bolsters free enterprise market – diminishes use of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Ontario, Canada, November 25, 2003 - Skylink Technologies Inc., a Canadian company distributing wireless garage door openers, home security and monitoring products, today announced that a summary judgment motion filed earlier this year defending the company against a complaint by the Chamberlain Group for alleged violation of the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was granted by Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the US District Court, Northern District of Illinois on November 13th. Skylink...

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What You Need To Know Before Buying A Garage Door Opener

Garage door openers are not the gadgets that they used to be many years ago. Now, they are more of a necessity for your garage and your home. There are so many options to choose from, you would be amazed at what you would find. Before you venture out to buy one, here are some things that you need to know: There are three different kinds of drives: Chain drive – this style has been around for ages. Many people still use them and find them to be very valuable for their garage. However, when they...

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Variable Speed Control – by Randy Baker

By Randy Baker In today’s security-conscious environment, automating larger and heavier doors and gates has become an increasingly common occurrence for many dealers. Several manufacturers are now marketing anti-terrorist crash-deterrent gate products that are necessarily extremely large and heavy. Military bases, utilities and countless federal, state and municipal government sites are candidates for anti-terrorist security upgrades using these heavy crash-deterrent products. This trend, coupled with a related desire for increased gate speeds, puts a heavy burden on the operators used to move these loads. One very effective solution to automating heavy doors...

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Why choose SkyLink?

Because Skylink™ is the best Wireless Home Security System available. We know this because, before selecting Skylink™, we purchased the top four products in the industry. After extensive testing and evaluation, we confidently chose Skylink™. Performance, ease of installation, ease of use, and the many features made the Skylink™ the obvious choice. This is a "professional grade" security system that is designed for the End User installation, thus the instructions are geared to the End User and not the professional installer (download the Owner's Manual and see for yourself). The Skylink™ is competitively priced and with...

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Torsion Springs – By Jim Hauter

By Jim Hauter* Picture this: You’re on a service call 35 miles from your office, servicing a broken torsion spring. But you don’t have an exact match on your truck. You need to get the door working and do not want to make a return service call to this out-of-the-way job. The broken spring is a .243 x 1.75 x 31. In your truck, you have 2-inch ID springs in .234 and .262 wire. What will work? The first thing to remember when doing any spring conversion is to use the same size or larger size wire on the converted...

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Top 10 Questions about Garage Doors by Arden Mellor

Do you use your garage – I mean for your car? Many garages are storage areas and workshops, while the vehicles sit outside, at the mercy of the elements. But no matter what you use your garage for, your garage door is important. Without it, your belongings, including your vehicle, would be open to thieves. So although many of us take garage doors for granted, there are some things you need to know about them. And our top 10 garage door questions will reveal those things. 1. What’s R-value and why is it...

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