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We're Taking Access Control Performance to New Heights 
Imagine being able to close your garage door from anywhere in the world. Our two newest garage door openers – the Elite Series® model 8550 and Premium Series model 8360 – include MyQ® technology, a patented two-way communication system that allows you to monitor and control the garage door opener or home lights, as well as manage other MyQ®-enabled  household devices, from anywhere in the world by using a smartphone or computer. This offers you a new level of home activation as opposed to an expensive hard-wired home automation system. Learn more about our MyQ® technology and our newest openers here. 

While our products work well on their own, our access control solutions are optimized when used together – as an integrated system to make your life easier.

The same remote control you use to operate your garage door opener, for example, can be programmed to operate your gated community's front entrance. It can also be programmed to turn on a lamp inside your home, making it easier to find your way once you're inside. Our garage door opener accessories, such as the Garage Door Monitor, tells you if your garage door is open or closed from any room in the house. And with just the push of a button, you can close it without going all the way downstairs or outside (LiftMaster® Internet Gateway accessory required). This extra peace-of-mind helps you rest assured, knowing that the largest door to your home is closed, and your family is safe and secure.

In today's fast-paced world, the garage door opener plays an indispensable role in your daily comings and goings. That is why it's hard to imagine that not more than 25 years ago, the garage door opener was considered a luxury. A lot has changed since then, and LiftMaster has played a vital role in building universal demand for this indispensible home appliance. And more importantly, we're proud to be the world's largest manufacturer of garage door openers.


Our Product Innovations Set Us Apart
All the products we offer are designed to meet your access control and security needs. Our state-of-the-art garage door openers, commercial door operators, gate operators, access control systems, and unique accessories will fit any lifestyle, providing you with the latest innovations in safety, quality, and security.

Safety
Residential Garage Door Openers
Every residential garage door opener model is equipped with The Protector System®, which projects an invisible light beam across the door opening. If anything interrupts the beam while the door is closing, The Protector System® automatically reverses the door before contact is made.

Most garage door openers manufactured prior to 1993 are not equipped with a safety reversing system. Because we want to ensure the highest degree of safety and customer satisfaction, we believe it is important that garage door openers manufactured prior to 1993 be replaced, as opposed to being repaired. To learn more about our position on pre-1993 openers, click here.

Commercial Door Operators & Gate Operators
LiftMaster fully supports the safety standards identified and prescribed by Underwriters Laboratory (UL), the leading not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization, and therefore stresses the importance of UL325-2010 compliance and being up-to-date on the most current safety standards.

Effective August 2010, UL mandated that all commercial door operators bearing the UL label must be equipped with continuously monitored safety devices, such as photo sensors or sensing edges, that will detect and reverse the door if a person or object enters the path of the door. With the latest revision to the UL325 code, the current line of LiftMaster commercial operators have been upgraded to require either "constant pressure to close" or to include a primary monitored entrapment protection device. To learn more about commercial door operator safety, click here. 

LiftMaster gate access systems are tested extensively to ensure they meet or exceed the requirements of the UL325 standard when properly installed and maintained. To learn more about gate operator safety, click here. 

Quality
Chamberlain® has revolutionized the garage door opener industry several times over: with a drive belt made of polyurethane and molded with flexible steel cords, similar to a steel belted tire; with the introduction of the Motor Vibration Isolation System (MVIS®), which provides smooth-running operation; with its flagship openers with Battery Backup that continue to operate even when the power goes out; and with our openers with 3/4 HP strength, one of the few professionally installed garage door openers with 3/4 HP strength, designed to lift even the heaviest garage doors.

One of our newest garage door opener accessories – The Smart Control Panel® (model 880LM) – also is equipped with the Maintenance Alert System to help keep your system in peak working order. It alerts you when it is time to have your system checked. On-board programming capability also makes it easy to program remote controls and other MyQ® enabled accessories, as well as to adjust the settings on your unit.

Several of our products – including all of our garage door openers – carry the prestigious Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. This means that all of our products have been evaluated by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute for performance and safety. To learn more about the Good Housekeeping Seal, click here.

But nothing shows our dedication to quality more than our leading role in the marketplace today. Since its introduction, the LiftMaster® brand has grown tremendously, as has its consumer brand recognition. And we continue reaching out to consumers with national TV and radio advertising campaigns, our biggest during the fall of 2011, with national TV spots airing during select Monday Night Football broadcasts as well as Westwood One's radio coverage. You'll also find LiftMaster ads online and in popular magazines including Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Food Network, O-At Home, House Beautiful, and Veranda.

Security
Our access control systems are the most secure in the industry. In addition to our patented PosiLock® system that ensures the door remains securely locked when it is closed, our openers – as well as all LiftMaster products – are equipped with Security+® rolling code technology. This means that a brand new security code is generated every time the opener is used, keeping your family, home, and belongings safe and secure.

Our two newest garage door openers – Elite Series® model 8550 and Premium Series model 8360 – and accessories feature Security+ 2.0™ technology. This enhanced radio performance has twice the range and virtually eliminates interference, guarding against code theft. Moving forward, all our products will feature this new frequency, further enhancing our products' radio performance and security.

Convenience
As if opening your garage door with just a push of a button wasn't enough?! LiftMaster products are designed to help you come and go more smoothly and conveniently. From the minute you open the garage door and pull in to your garage, we've got products to help. Our Laser Parking Accessory tells you exactly where to park and when to stop, helping you park perfectly every time and maximize garage space. And our Garage Door Monitor tells you whether or not the garage door is closed from any room in the house. All our products are fully integrated, so the same remote control that operates your garage door can also operate a gate or turn your house lights on.

We also make it easy to find a replacement remote control or keyless entry system. Our  Universal Remote Control (model 375LM) and Universal Keypad (model 387LM) work with 90% of garage door openers, and our new MAX accessories are compatible with all LiftMaster models manufactured since 1993. So no matter if you need to replace a broken or damaged remote control, or just add another remote to your multi-car family, we've made it easy. To find what accessories are compatible with your opener, click here.

MyQ® technology integrated in our two newest garage door openers – Elite Series® model 8550 and Premium Series model 8360 – as well as new accessories enables you to control the garage door opener or house lights by using an Internet-enabled computer or mobile phone from anywhere in the world (LiftMaster® Internet Gateway accessory required). This MyQ® technology offers you a new level of home activation as opposed to an expensive, hardwired home automation system.

Convenience doesn't stop with our garage door openers and accessories. We also offer wireless intercoms to enhance your home communication to multiple locations, both inside and out. And our perimeter alert systems are designed to detect motion and alert you when a vehicle or pedestrian approaches your home or property. These systems can be expanded to help protect your property even further.


Media Contacts
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Paul Accardo
The Chamberlain Group, Inc.
630.516.5356
paccardo@chamberlain.com

Naomi Miyake
Edelman
312.233.1286
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