The GCL-GH is designed for high or full-lift sectional and rolling doors that have up to 60-cycle/hour duty requirements. Advanced features and robust mechanical design combine to provide a heavy-duty operator that sets a new standard for productivity.

GCL-GH Advantages

  • MultiVolt® - Order phase-specific operator for the job and have the ability to select the right voltage on the job site.

    - Single Phase: 115/208/230V AC
    - Three Phase: 208/230/460V AC
    - 575V AC voltage models available separately

  • Modular design with optional expansion boards for an advanced timer to close and auxiliary output functionality.

  • LCD display with intuitive setup menu. Provides current status and trouble-shooting assistance.

  • Internal receiver with the ability to individually add/delete up to 50 Intellicode® transmitters directly from the LCD display.

  • EZ Limit® provides for push-to-set limits that stay synchronized with door through a long-term loss of power.

  • Open/close/stop and setup keys included on the control board. Keeps all controls near the LCD display convenient for set up.


Standard Features

  • EZ Limit® electro-mechanical limits.

  • MultiVolt® voltage simplification.

  • Max run timer automatically adjusts to up and down run time.

  • Heavy-duty worm gearbox for primary reduction.

  • Delay on reverse.

  • 16-character LCD display.

  • UL 325 2010 approved.

  • Advanced radio receiver displays and stores activation by transmitter ID number on the LCD screen.

  • 3-button control station.

  • 2-year/20,000 cycle warranty.

  • Programmable mid-stop.

  • Emergency hoist for manual operation. Easily changed in field from left to right hand.

  • DC disc brake with progressive braking.

UL 325 2010 APPROVED

  • Allows for monitored entrapment connections for protection and momentary operation when used with select photo eyes and/or edge-sensing devices.


  • Motor
    AC continuous-duty motor. Motor replaceable without changing limits. Thermally protected.

  • Drive
    Primary - Heavy-duty worm gear running in oil bath. All-weather synthetic lube for low/high temperature operation. Secondary - Heavy-duty chain and sprocket reduction.

  • Brake
    24V DC disc brake standard.

  • Precision Radial Ball Bearings
    Used exclusively throughout the operator powertrain.

  • Emergency Hoist Manual Operation
    Electrically interlocked manual hoist with floor level disconnect.

  • Pre-wired to accept
    Monitored entrapment device such as photo eyes. Single or 3-button control stations. External interlock switches.

  • On-Board timed close
    Set via LCD display from 2 seconds to 5 minutes.

Accessories and Options

  • Timer to Close Module
    Timed close set via the LCD display from 2 seconds up to 5 minutes. Includes pre-close warning contacts, timer hold input, auxiliary open input, normally closed safety input, and monitored edge input.

  • Auxiliary Output Module
    Provides relay contacts at the open, close, and mid-stop limits. Contacts for 5-minute lamp, and "ADA" contacts set via LCD display to warn during opening, closing or both.

  • Intellicode® Transmitters
    Available in single up to four button, or open/close/stop models.

  • Environmental Modifications
    TENV and TEFC motors and/or NEMA 4 and NEMA 4X available to be ordered from the factory.

  • UL 325 2010 Approved Reversing Devices
    The installation of a monitored external entrapment device is required for momentary contact close operation on all commercial door operators. Only the following devices, when purchased through Genie, are UL-approved for use to meet this requirement: Safe-T-Beam® Photoeye Kit with adjustable bracket P/N 38176R.S¹
    Impact-protected Commercial Photoeye Kit P/N OPAKPE2.S
    MillerEdge ME/MT/CPT (DC or T3) 2-wire edge sensor. Must be used with TCM (OPABTCGX.S) or Interface Module (OPAKMEIX.S).
    NEMA 4 Photoeyes P/N OPAKPEN4GX.S
    Light Curtain 3 ft. length P/N OPAKMLC3.S, or 6 ft. length P/N OPAKMLC6.S

1 — Default device when operator is ordered.