The GCL-MT is designed for standard-lift sectional doors that have limited-duty cycle requirements. Advanced features and robust mechanical design combine to provide a medium-duty operator that is the new benchmark in the industry.

GCL-MT Advantages

  • Rated for 15 cycles per hour operation. Maximizing the performance of a medium-duty operator.

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

  • Optional Intellicode® plug and play receiver learns up to 50 transmitters. Learn and delete individual transmitters directly from LCD display.

  • TensiBelt® primary drive reduction eliminates the need to adjust belt tension.

  • Motor with built-in thermal protection and ball bearing drive end. Provides overload protection and bearings extend the life of motor over typical bushings.

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

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


Standard Features

  • 11.5 inches per second door speed.

  • Optical limit system with linear travel nuts.

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

  • TensiBelt® primary reduction.

  • Delay on reverse.

  • 16-character LCD display.

  • UL 325 2010 approved.

  • Drawbar disconnect for emergency manual operation.

  • 3-button control station.

  • 2-year/20,000 cycle warranty.

  • Programmable mid-stop.

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: 1/2 HP, AC capacitor start/run motor. Motor replaceable without changing limits.

  • Drive: Primary - TensiBelt® auto tensioning poly-V J-belt. Secondary - Chain and sprocket reduction

  • Friction Clutch: Adjustable clutch to help protect against door and operator damage.

  • Precision Radial Ball Bearings: Included in critical areas throughout the powertrain.

  • Rail Assembly: 2" door track with nylon rail runners and chain guides.

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

Accessories and Options

  • Brake: AC solenoid actuated band brake. Must be ordered from factory.

  • 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.

  • 315MHz Receiver Module: Intellicode® radio receiver that is 315Mhz and capable of storing 50 single-button and/or 50 open-close-stop transmitters with the ability to add and/or delete transmitters individually, identify and store activating transmitter ID(s).

  • 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

1 — Default device when operator is ordered.

GCL-MT Support

Genie Technical Support is also available:

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 7 PM EST

Contact us by: 

Phone 1-800-843-4084