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Craftsman 1/2 HP Chain Drive Garage Door Opener with 2 Remotes

Item# 00953930000P | Model# 53930 | Added on July 26, 2010 | Seller: Sears.com
Craftsman 1/2 HP Chain Drive Garage Door Opener with 2 Remotes
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1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener Opens by Remote, Inside and from Car
Enjoy a great end to every day by installing the Craftsman Garage Door Opener with Anti-Burglary Coding today. The 1/2 HP motor lifts your garage doors gently and doesn't close until it's sure you've arrived safely inside. You don't have to rush in because advanced sensors will reverse the closing doors if they detect your car's motion. Once you're in, the PosiLock system will make sure the garage doors are closed tight behind you.
You receive two remotes with this 1/2 hp Chain Drive Garage Door Opener. Keep one for yourself and give another to a family member or friend if you have a double garage. If it happens that you lose your remote, you can open from inside the house. Another option is to have a homelink visor installed so you can open it from inside your car. For your safety, it uses top anti-burglary technology that sends a new code every time you use it. This prevents thieves from interfering or activating it when you're not home.
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Praise
By Jarhead2
January 23rd, 2009
1st Time Installer

Our old Craftsmen that was in our home for the 7 1/2 years that we have lived here (and well aged prior to our home purchase) died about a month ago. Being unemployed I was concerned with spending too much and settled for the 953930. I have never installed a garage door opener and was concerned with installing the unit alone. Much to my delight the unit was easy to install and took about 3 hours. The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I caution anyone to NOT test the unit until it is completly installed. I "test " ran the unit prior to installing the door stop sensors and attaching the door. It was a mistake and created an additional hour of work to adjust the chain to the correct position. If your replacing your unit and have an existing rail, I suggest that you go ahead and repalce everything... after all you did pay for it and your rail could have some un noticed wear. It really is not much more work and the unit operates much quieter. I believe it was a great value for the money. If you are a Craftsman club member you can receive additional discounts when offerd saving an additional $10, just ask a Slaes Associate about joining, it is free.

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Criticism
By MikeInDallas
April 18th, 2009
Not as good as past models.

In 2006, replaced a 1980 model Craftsman opener that was already up when we bought the house. Not bad: 26 years of service. New opener worked great. Replaced the controller card because of an electrical surge ($96). April 2009 - less than 3 years service - the chain-drive gear snapped off the gear-train axle. On examination this shaft narrows to less than 1/4-inch (!) at the bearing. I could replace it but now (including the controller board) we're well into the original price. Not pleased. Note that the 4-year warranty is on the MOTOR. The motor still works fine. The rest of the opener - not as good as an equivalent Craftsman model from 26 years ago.

26 found this review helpful
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mdsanders

Garage door opener

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I bought two over the last year. Easy to install takes a couple of hours. Nice and quiet operation. Chain adjusts easily. I had trouble getting the closing pressure and travel distance adjusted.

September 27th via sears.com
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Excellent Buy !

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Cant go wrong with a Craftsman G Door Opener!

August 7th via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product | The reviewer indicated they received a sample of this product
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angikb

Wonderful opener

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This is a very quiet opener. Well worth the purchase.

July 29th via sears.com
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Bergie8

Craftsman garage door opener

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Fairly easy to install with 2 motion senors for safety

July 24th via mobile
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Simba2lp

good product

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I chose this unit because my older unit was outdated but still working. Needed unit with roaming codes

July 21st via sears.com
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Teenuuuh

Okay

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It's an okay garage door opener.
I believe I was missing one part.

July 17th via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product | The reviewer indicated they received a sample of this product
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James_P

Remotes are not universal

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This is a generic value priced opener and for the price it works well. The opener and remotes work on the 315 MHz frequency. Meaning the remotes may not work with other openers unless they too transmit on the 315 MHz frequency. This should be clearly noted in the product description.

June 25th via mobile | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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James_P

Works Good But...

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This is a great opener for the price. Inexpensive and easy to install. (5) stars for the opener. My concern is related to information not listed in the product description. Meaning, somewhere in the description it should mention that this opener works with 315 MHz remotes and wireless keypads. Is is NOT compatible with older or other openers (even Craftsman) openers unless you purchase the "universal" remotes and/or keypads listed in the manual under accessories. So just be aware of this and you will be fine. Of course, if you don't need/want this compatibility then there is no issue either. Bottom line... this is a very good opener. Also... Sears please update the product descriptions for all of your openers to clearly state remote and keypad compatibility.

June 15th via sears.com
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