Author Topic: 3D Printer Sensor Retention Clip for Genie Garage Door Opener  (Read 1745 times)

billchurch

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Instead of taping the sensors, which I did for a while, I whipped up a little retention clip to work on my Genie chain drive.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:313518

Hopefully this helps someone else. My opener is a Genie Pro Max 500. I included the Sketchup file so it could be modified to fit whatever.




billchurch

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Re: 3D Printer Sensor Retention Clip for Genie Garage Door Opener
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2014, 09:14:27 AM »
One other note, I used 1/4" cylinder neodymium magnets that I just dropped on one of the chain links as the magnetic source. This has worked well for almost a year without any issues of the magnet jumping or slipping.

Probably the easiest way to get your magnet attached if you have chain drive.

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Re: 3D Printer Sensor Retention Clip for Genie Garage Door Opener
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2014, 11:36:25 AM »
I love the true spirit of sharing and building on an existing OSHW project!
Thanks billchurch for sharing this amazing piece of work that will help those with chain openers!