Automate Your Gate System With the FAAC 868 Remote Control
FAAC is one of the most widely available automated locking systems. If you wish to lock your garage doors, electronic gates, vehicle central locking system, or car sunroofs, FAAC 868 can be your remote control solution. Whether you need to set up a remote control to use with the FAAC transmitter on your gate or you simply need a backup remote, you can find a variety of FAAC 868 remote controls on eBay for a wide range of prices.What are the compatible models within the FAAC 868 series?
The FAAC 868 remote control series are the remote controls that operate at a reception frequency of 868.35 megahertz. The different remote controls operating at 868 MHz should all be compatible interchangeably. Remote controls with different frequencies, however, are not compatible. Here are several models that are compatible with each other and can pick up each other’s frequency.
- FAAC XT2 868 SLH
- FAAC XT2 868 SLH LR
- FAAC T2 868 SLH
- FAAC DL2 868
- FAAC TML2 868 SLH
The standard 868 remote control unit is capable of transmitting between 50 to 100 metres. The LR designation on the model number means the model is a long-range model. The increased range is 50% of the non-LR models. The FAAC XT2 868 SLH LR remote control has an increased long range from 100 to 200 metres outside and up to 35 metres inside. An aerial antenna can be installed onto the gate for even further reception range.How many remote controls can be programmed for a gate?
There isn’t a limit to the number of remote controls that can be cloned for a gate; however, as a security device, it is recommended not to produce too many clone access opportunities. It is, however, recommended to retain at least one backup.What battery do you need for the FAAC 868?
The FAAC 868 remote control series uses two lithium-ion CR2032 button cell batteries. The CR is a prefix for the coin cell shaped battery, while the 2032 means the coin cell battery is 20 millimetres in diameter and 3.2 millimetres in thickness. Depending on frequency of use, the CR2032 button cell battery should last four to five years. The CR2032 button cell battery can be either disposable or rechargeable, is commonly used in small electronic devices, and can easily be found on eBay.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by FAAC.