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Jackshaft Operators

Big Advantages

Jackshaft operators are wall-mounted beside the garage door. Moving the overhead motor from the ceiling to the wall frees up overhead space to highlift your garage door.

This clever and clean installation comes with a variety of bells-and-whistles and provides some big advantages. Only Liftmaster makes a jackshaft operator that we recommend for residential applications. 

LiftMaster 8500W

Pros & Cons

Less Noise
This is operator has no rail. It has a physical lock which holds the door closed when it is down.  

These motors have a Slow Start, Slow Stop functionality, reducing stress on the gears and reducing future maintenance expenses.

Battery Backup, Quiet operation, Remote LED Lighting, Space Saving, Powerfull.  Allows you to use all of the headroom in your garage if you high lift the door. This means you can buy your Porsche and put it on a lift in your garage. Or build your sailboat in your garage. 

Slightly costlier
Wall Mount  operators are slightly more expensive than the other operators. See pricing for more details.

Jackshaft Opener

LiftMaster 8500W

Call or Visit Us

The best way to see some of the options available is to come to our showroom and take a look for yourself!

Some we carry in stock, and others might take 1-3 weeks to order. For more information about a specific type of opener, give us a call.

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