3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on June 29, 2011
We have been struggling through 5 years of usage with our two Multi-function Wireless Wall Stations. Early on, they needed to be replaced while under warranty. Since, then, they frequently require 5 or even 10 tries to get them to open or close a door. Standard alkaline batteries need to be replaced monthly; the more expensive lithium batteries might go for a couple of months. One of our units just quit working altogether. We are looking for an alternative replacement now, as we will not spend another dime on a Wayne Dalton product (note that we have also had nothing but problems with our i-drive openers).
on July 14, 2014
I had the same experience as the other reviewer from Colorado. When this unit is brand new, it works fine. However, steadily gets worse and worse over time. I wanted to replace it by year 1 and now after owning it for 5 years I absolutely hate it. Battery life is horrendous, I have to replace batteries constantly and the button response is very poor. Sometimes I have to hit the button multiple times or hold it down before it will do anything. It is super frustrating especially when I only want to open the door partway - it will start opening but then fail to respond when I'm trying to make it stop. This is easily a safety concern too - imagine trying to stop the garage because your kid is running toward a closing door and it is not responding!
It is so bad that I just bought a spare remote (like what you would keep in your car) and hang it next to this one in the garage. The real remotes work fine and the batteries in those last for years so I don't understand why this thing
I highly recommend that you do NOT get this and instead get a permanently wired control instead.
on September 21, 2013
My 8 yr old wall transmitter gave it, leaving me locked out of my garage - I ordered it - and it arrived earlier than expected. Programming it was an absolute breeze- easy to use, easy to program, easy to install. And it works great! I couldn't ask for more.