An opener with dip switches belong to old opener compare with opener with rolling code technology as the security system by Genie. However, this dip-switches opener will never lose its charms to protect your garage from any unwanted people who wants to breach your garage door. One thing that you should do always change the position of the dip-switches regularly, so the setting of the dip switches will not easily be remembered. How to change the dip-switches of remote and opener are written in the manual as well as programming a Genie garage door opener remote. It applies to programming Genie GT912-1BL too.
Programming a Genie garage door opener remote GT912-1BL begins by noting the number of the opener model located on the body motor. When you finish taking a note, compare the model number with the diagram of switch position written in the manual of GT912-1BL.
Next, you need to uncover the back compartment of the remote by unscrewing the retaining screws of the back panel. The process continues with inserting battery that is compatible with the remote by inserting the battery into the battery slots properly.
Programming a Genie garage door opener remote GT912-1BL proceed to the next steps, you need to match the position of the switches setting inside the Genie opener with the setting of switches written in the remote GT912-1BL manual. Change the position of the switches using your index finger or a flat edged screwdriver, push the switches individually to up or down as shown in the manual’s diagram.
Close back the back panel on its place by reattaching the retaining screws. Try to test the remote by pointing it at the opener in a particular distance. The opener should operate as you finish pressing the remote button. If the door does not operate, you need to check again the position of the switches, it is likely one or more switches are not in proper position.
always change the position of the dip-switches regularly, so the setting of the dip switches will not easily be remembered