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LED Bulb Compatibility Chart

LiftMaster Engineering for Garage Door Opener Pro has conducted compatibility testing of various LED manufacturers of light bulbs with LiftMaster Garage Door Opener models to determine compatibility.

Below are the recommended LED bulbs found to be compatible with the following LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Models:  3280, 8360 and 8550.

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LiftMaster Partners with Alarm.com to Integrate myQ Technology into Home Security System

LiftMaster is partnering with Alarm.com, a provider of connected home services, to integrate LiftMaster’s myQ technology with the existing Alarm.com interactive services platform. Now Alarm.com subscribers can remotely manage, monitor and control their garage door opener activity using the Alarm.com user interface, which provides control of all the home’s mission critical systems.

Through this exclusive relationship, Alarm.com subscribers will now have remote access of their garage door opener via the Alarm.com mobile app, whether the customer is in the driveway or halfway across the world. Subscribers will also be able to use the innovative Rules Engine from Alarm.com to automatically close the garage door when the security system is armed and receive instant notification if the garage door is left open too long.

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C.H.I. Overhead Door announces NEW Accents Series

C.H.I. Overhead Doors is continuing to make advancements in the garage door industry by introducing the Accents Series. The first in the series is called Accents Woodtones; it offers a wood grain finish in your choice of four colors: Cedar, Dark Oak, Light Oak or Mahogany. The second in the series is called Accents Images; they have four categories of images: Destinations, Patriotic, Patterns and Sportsman for a total of 14 detailed and sharp images to choose from. The third in the series is called Accents Logos which allows a customer to have a personalized door with their company logo designed right onto their new C.H.I. garage door. All of the doors in the Accents Series are steel insulated doors. The Accents Images and the Accents Logos can have the design either on the exterior or interior of the door or both.