Review: Chamberlain RJO20 garage opener


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Rating:
5
On September 11, 2019
Last modified:September 19, 2019

Summary:

A full review of a wall mount Chamberlain RJO20 garage opener.

Chamberlain RJO20 is a wall mount garage door opener that is placed discretely on the wall beside the garage door and therefore enabling you a lot of functional space in the garage and on the ceiling. The wall mount design eliminates vibrations and noise and delivers a silent operation.

Chamberlain RJO20
Chamberlain RJO20

With a simple installation of the MyQ application on your smartphone, you will have full control of the garage door, receive notifications about its movements and also set schedules wherever you are. Furthermore, the Security +2.0 technology delivers unique encryption and protects you against any RF hacking. This is also complimented by the Automatic garage door lock that basically deadbolts the door upon closing.

Another great feature are the safety sensors, which protect both people and vehicles in cases when and obstruction occurs.

While many users complain about a difficult installation, my friendly advice is to take the time and watch the video below. After watching carefully, you will install the unit easily.

What’s in the box?

In the package you will find a RJO20 heavy-duty garage door opener, an automatic garage door lock, a remote light, a protector system safety sensor, one 3-button visor garage door remote, a multi-function wall control, an Internet gateway, a warning label and an instruction manual.

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Specifications

  • This system has the dimensions of 6.8 x 6 x 16.2 inches and weighs 31 pounds.
  • Drive type: Direct.
  • Smartphone control
  • Code type compatibility: Billion code 390 MHz, Security+ 390 MHz, Security+ 315 MHz and Security+ 2.0 Tri-Band.
  • Standard sectional door up to 14 feet (4.3 m) high.
  • ­Sectional high-lift door (up to 54 inches [137.2 cm] of high lift).
  • ­Doors up to 18 ft. (5.5 m) wide.
  • ­Doors up to 180 sq. ft. (16.7 sq. m).
  • Warranty: Lifetime on the motor; 5 years on parts.

The Pros

  • Direct drive
  • Space saving
  • Silent operation
  • Smartphone control
  • Security + 2.0 technology
  • Automatic garage door lock down
  • For big and heavy garage doors
  • Maximum protection
  • Elimination of noise and vibrations

The Cons

  • No backup battery.

Users say

“The RJO20 is a great opener and I would recommend it to anyone who has a torsion bar/torsion spring setup for a garage door. It’s quiet, easy to install, and feels very well built.”

From Amazon

“This is a pretty excellent garage door opener. It is so super quiet, pretty much all I can hear is the rattle of my door – gone are the days of loud clunky overhead pieces. Operation is simple – both via the app and the regular buttons. The included remote works without additional pairing. App takes about 30 seconds to set up, and works perfectly. When you close the garage via the app, the garage emits a loud warning tone before closing to ensure that no one is in its way.”

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To Conclude

If you have the money and the appropriate gate type, have no doubt and choose the Chamberlain RJO20. It is easy to install and even easier to use. With it, you will get a full security system and a silent, smartphone operated garage gate opener – all in one. And let’s not forget all that space that it will save – what more do you need?!