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Solar Gate Motor Kit (without motor)


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Solar Gate Motor Kit - Motor not included

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5-7 days delivery

R 990.00 tax incl.

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Our custom designed solar powered gate kit will fit almost any gate motor and will ensure reliable operation in areas where grid power is not available.

Our solar panel kit connects directly to your existing 7Ah battery in your gate motor. The powerful 30W panel ensures the battery is recharged in record time when the sun is shining.

Please note:

1) The product has a built-in solar charge controller. It is not necessary to purchase a separate charge controller

2) We no longer supply a battery with this kit, as most suitable gate motors already have a battery installed..

The system comes with an easy-to-understand instruction booklet and the panel is comes with an adjustable wall-mount bracket. Simply mount the panel in a sunny area, connect to the motor and you have a solution in mere minutes.

No problematic cables to run and bury. No fiddling with distant electricity sources and risk of shock!

*Tested on DACE and Centurion gate motors. Will work with most gate motors that have a battery backup feature. If you are unsure, just drop us an email or give us a call and we will confirm with the manufacturer on your behalf.

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  • Asked by Denzel Marimuthu
    on 03/09/2018
    Hi, Will this work with a D5 Evo gate motor? Will I require a regulator ? Answer:
    Hi Denzel, yes no problem with this motor. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Alan
    on 24/09/2018
    Does the kit include a solar charge controller ???? Answer:
    Hi Alan. Yes, it's all built in to the kit. Just plug in and you're good to go. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Christopher
    on 01/10/2018
    Goodday, will this system work with a Hansa Speedo 24V gate motor Answer:
    Hi Christopher. No, unfortunately our system only works on 12Vdc motors.Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Louis
    on 10/10/2018
    On the Centurion D2, do one use the 12V terminal description or the M terminal description? Answer:
    Hi Louis, the 12V, just connect the cable from the panels directly to the battery and plug the existing battery connectors to the second spade connector on the panel cable. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Darren Portela
    on 16/10/2018
    Do you have a solar power garage door product? I am looking at the RDO2 motor. Answer:
    Hi Darren. Unfortunately not. This motor is a 24V motor whereas our solution supports only 12V motors. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Laura Welding
    on 16/10/2018
    Will this be strong enough to run the Centurion D5 Evo gate motor Answer:
    Hi Laura, yes this kit has often been used with the D5. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Arno Van Tonder
    on 17/10/2018
    Hi. Wil it work if I use the gate motor diy system for a flood light 20watt led with day night sensor and motion detection. I need strong lights around the outside of my house. Wireless. Or do you have another option. Thanks Answer:
    Hi Arno, no the battery would only power the floodlight a couple of hours at most before going flat. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Johan
    on 22/10/2018
    Hi. Can the panel be used to power CCTV cameras? Answer:
    Hi Johan. This system charges a 7Ah battery adequately. Your CCTV system would have to run off 12Vdc and you would have to know what power it draws before you could determine whether this would work. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Vaughan
    on 22/10/2018
    when will you have stock and can you recommend an installer? i am in kyalami.thanks.Vaughan Answer:
    Hi Vaughan. we should be back in stock by early next week. Installer wise any handyman can do it. Just attach the panel where you need it and connect the cable to the battery in the gate motor. That's it. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Jacques
    on 28/10/2018
    Hi. I have a 12 ah gemini unit installed. Will the unit be sufficient? Answer:
    Hi there. Yes, this will work fine with our kit. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Johan Stapelberg
    on 05/12/2018
    Good morning Is there something available to convert my NICE garage(double) door motor into solar power? [Dual power - normal electricity and/or solar power.] And also to fit a much stronger battery to the set up. I know there is a tried and tested system for the Centurion D5 gate - just don`t know if the same system would be compatible to the NICE garage door motor. Please advise. Regards Johan Stapelberg. 082 667 0394 / Answer:
    Hi Johan, no unfortunately this is all we have in this product category. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Mzondwa Mabuyangwe
    on 04/02/2019
    Is a COC a legal requirement for the installation? Answer:
    Hi Mzondwa, no it's just a panel to charge a battery and doesn't connect to the grid at the end of the day. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Dave Ingram
    on 26/02/2019
    I want to go solar on my Centurion D5 gate motor It already has a battery , would I just connect your controller to the existing battery and remove the 220 input Answer:
    Hi Dave, yes that's exactly right. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Letsatsi Pole
    on 26/02/2019
    Good dayCan this solar kit be connected parallel with mains so that in days where there is not enough sunlight - the motor battery can still be charged by the mains? Answer:
    Hi Letsatsi. Yes you can do it that way. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by francois
    on 10/03/2019
    Hey, do you have stock of the solar gate motor kit? Answer:
    Hi Francois, Yes, although we're currently taking three-four days to build and deliver due to high demand. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by a guest
    on 11/03/2019
    Good day, can this system be used on my electric fence? Answer:
    Hi. Unfortunately we don't have any knowledge of electric fences so probably not. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Jennifer
    on 19/03/2019
    will it work woth a DCBlue digital gate motor? Answer:
    Hi Jennifer, yes it will work with that motor. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Mariette
    on 19/03/2019
    Can you use this as a "back-up" plan for when there is load-shedding? Answer:
    Hi Mariette, yes it is designed to work with no grid power present. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Oj
    on 19/03/2019
    Can this system be used for my alarm system which also uses a 12V 7Ah rechargeable standard battery? Answer:
    Hi OJ, yes it can be used for that. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Clarence
    on 19/03/2019
    the builtin controller is it a pwm controller? if is, is it the 12v/24v 10a controller? and can a person request a 50w panel instead of a 30w panel? Answer:
    Hi Clarence, it's PWM and only works on 12v batteries. Unfortunately, we don't have a 50W offering, although you could simply purchase a 50W panel and a suitable controller. The downside is it wouldn't be built in. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Keith
    on 24/03/2019
    Possible to connect direct to battery on a ET 500 AC D.C. Motor with your battery & existing battery in parallel? i.e. charging together with mains & continue with solar when mains fails or do we need separation to prevent feedback, maybe a diode or change over relay? Great product! Keith. 083 597 5050 Answer:
    Hi Keith. Yes it works like this. The built-in in controller stops power reversing into the panel. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by a guest
    on 29/03/2019
    Do you have solar power garage door motors Answer:
    Hi, unfortunately not. Regards Solar Shop Support
  • Asked by Tobias
    on 05/04/2019
    Can this kit charge two 12V 7Ah batteries simultaneously? Answer:
    Hi Tobias. No, it's designed to charge a single 7Ah battery
  • Asked by Christoph Reiser
    on 07/04/2019
    Hi Can I purchase this kit without the 7AH battery and use it to keep my car battery charged when off grid?What is the A rating in the inbuilt PWM chargerThank YouChristoph Reiser Answer:
    Hi Christoph. No, it's designed to charge a single 7Ah battery
  • Asked by Martin
    on 08/04/2019
    Good morning What do I need to convert gate motor and electric fence to solar. The supply for both are from one point, Could you provide me with the required material ? Answer:
    Hi Martin. Unfortuantely we only sell the gate motor panel kit. We don't have any knowledge of electric fences.
  • Asked by Richard
    on 25/04/2019
    Hi,Do you have a unit that comes with a pole mounting bracket in stead of a wall mount for a Centurion D5 gatemotor? Answer:
    Hi Richard, sorry no, only wall mount.
  • Asked by joey
    on 02/05/2019
    hi i have 2 seperate front gate enterance . will this run on one or 2 solar kits .Thanks joey Answer:
    Hi Joey. You'll need one panel per gate.
  • Asked by a guest
    on 12/05/2019
    Can I connect this kit to a centurion charge controller and a centurion D5 evo motor? Answer:
    Hi, you would connect the panel directly to the battery in the gate motor. It already has a built in charge controller
  • Asked by Ruan Ferreira
    on 12/06/2019
    Can you connect both the Solar panel and Council power on the battery? I need to charge my battery with the build in charger on normal power but when there is a power failure it must use the Solar panel Answer:
    Hi Ruan, yes you can.
  • Asked by Marius
    on 14/06/2019
    Good day, I want to find out, is the charge controller build into the solar panel. I bought a unit but don’t see the charge controller. Please advise Answer:
    Hi Marius, yes it is built in