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Chamberlain/LiftMaster/Sears

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has 8 or 9 DIP switches for code setting, set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '-'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and its color is yellow or white or gray, you do not need to proceed the 'Set Code Connector'. Set the brand jumpers A = '0' and B = '-'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener is marked Security+ and has the 'Learn' button and its color is red or orange, you do not need to proceed the 'Set Code Connector'. Set the brand jumpers A = '-' and B = '+'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and happened to close and then open for few inches. The model 39 and model 89 might not compatible to your existing garage door opener.

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and after learned the Skylink remote to your opener, the original remote does not work anymore. The reason is from the memory size of Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® is not good enough to hold too many different setting. On your garage door opener, please pressing & holding the Learn button for "6" seconds then release the button. This will erase all the previous setting - including the original remote. Then press the Learn button again for "2" seconds and re-learn your original remote, and the Skylink's model.

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has the 10 DIP switches and was manufactured before 1983, the model 39 and model 89 are not compatible to your existing garage door opener. However, your option is the Skylink Universal Receiver UR-100, which is designed to work with your Skylink remote you purchased. Please order this receiver UR-100 online or contact our customer support for details.

If your Chamberlain®/LiftMaster®/Sears® Garage Door Opener has the 9 DIP switches and only 2 positions for each switch and was manufactured before 1983, the model 39 and model 89 are not compatible to your existing garage door opener. However, your option is the Skylink Universal Receiver UR-100, which is designed to work with your Skylink remote you purchased. Please order this receiver UR-100 online or contact our customer support for details.

GENIE

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener has the DIP switches for code setting, set the brand jumpers A = '0' and B = '+'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and marked "Intellicode", you do not need to proceed the 'Set Code Connector'. Set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '+'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and marked "Intellicode" and happened to close and then open for few inches. Set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '-'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and marked "Intellicode" and happened to close and then open for few inches. Set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '-'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener has 3-button and the DIP switches for code setting, set the brand jumpers A = '0' and B = '+'. Match the first 10 Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote, Code connectors or DIP switches 11 & 12 will correspond to each button on the Genie® remote is pressed to activate the garage door.

If the left button is used, set the Code connectors or DIP switches 11 & 12 to the "+" position in the Skylink model.

If the center button is used, set the Code connectors or DIP switches 11 to "-" & 12 to the "+" position in the Skylink model.

If the right button is used, set the Code connectors or DIP switches 11 & 12 to the "-" position in the Skylink model.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Genie® Garage Door Opener does not have any DIP switches but there are 12 holes with wires running through them. Set the brand jumpers A = '0' and B = '+'. If the hole has been punched out (the wire has been broken), set the corresponding Code connector or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to "-". If the hole has NOT been punched out, set the corresponding Code connector or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to "+".

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

Overhead

If your Overhead® Garage Door Opener that was manufactured by Genie® and has the DIP switches for code setting and with the frequency 390MHz, set the brand jumpers A = '0' and B = '+'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Overhead® Garage Door Opener that was manufactured by Genie® and has the 'Learn' button and marked "Intellicode", you do not need to proceed the 'Set Code Connector'. Set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '+'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Overhead® Garage Door Opener that was manufactured by Genie® has the 'Learn' button and marked "Intellicode", and happened to close and then open for few inches. Set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '-'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

If your Overhead® Garage Door Opener has the frequency but not 390MHz, the model 39 and model 89 are not compatible to your existing garage door opener. However, your option is the Skylink Universal Receiver UR-100, which is designed to work with your Skylink remote you purchased. Please order this receiver UR-100 online or contact our customer support for details.

Stanley/Multicode

If your Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener and has the DIP switches for code setting, set the brand jumpers A = '-' and B = '-'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch for Stanley® should be set to position "C" (310MHz), Multi-Code® should be set to position "D" (300MHz).

For Model 89 - The frequency switch for Stanley® should be set to position "B" (310MHz), Multi-Code® should be set to position "A" (300MHz).

If your Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and marked SecureCode, the model 39 and model 89 are not compatible to your existing garage door opener. However, your option is the Skylink Universal Receiver UR-100, which is designed to work with your Skylink remote you purchased. Please order this receiver UR-100 online or contact our customer support for details.

If you have Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener with the Skylink remote model 39 or Keypad model 89, the Skylink remote only works from a close distance but not far away. The reason is Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener comes with 2 different frequencies, either 300MHz or 310MHz, you might need to change the frequency setting in Skylink model 39 or model 89 from either 300MHz to 310MHz, or from 310MHz to 300MHz.

If you cannot find any DIP switches in your Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener, you may find 5 metal wires inside the Stanley®/Multi-Code® Garage Door Opener. If this is the case, you should set the Code connectors or DIP switches numbered 1,3,5,7,9 in the Skylink remote to "-" and numbered 11 & 12 to "0" or "-". Regarding DIP 2,4,6,8,10, if these wires have been cut, set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to "-". If these wires have not been cut, set them to "+".

For Model 39 - The frequency switch for Stanley® should be set to position "C" (310MHz), Multi-Code® should be set to position "D" (300MHz).

For Model 89 - The frequency switch for Stanley® should be set to position "B" (310MHz), Multi-Code® should be set to position "A" (300MHz).

Linear/Multicode

If your Linear®/Moore-O-Matic® Garage Door Opener has the DIP switches for code setting, set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '0'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "C".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "B".

If your Linear®/Moore-O-Matic® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and marked 'MegaCode', you do not need to proceed the 'Set Code Connector'. Set the brand jumpers A = '-' and B = '0'. And only need to press this 'Learn' button on your garage door opener and program the Skylink remote into it.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "B" (318MHz).

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "C" (318MHz).

Allister/Pulsar/Allstar

If your Allister®/Pulsar®/Allstar® Garage Door Opener has the 9 DIP switches and 3 positions per switch, set the brand jumpers A = '-' and B = '0'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "B" (318MHz).

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "C" (318MHz).

If your Allister®/Pulsar®/Allstar® Garage Door Opener has the 9 DIP switches and 2 positions per switch, means ON/OFF or OPEN/CLOSE. Then set the DIP switches numbered 1 - 4 on Skylink remote to either "+" or "0" position corresponding to your garage system, set the switches of the Skylink remote to "+" for ON or "0" for OFF in numbered 1 - 4. Set the DIP switches numbered 5 - 9 on Skylink remote to either "0" or "-" position corresponding to your garage system, set the switches of the Skylink remote to "-" for ON or "0" for OFF in numbered 5 - 9.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "B" (318MHz).

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "C" (318MHz).

Wayne Dalton

If your Wayne Dalton® Garage Door Opener has the 9 DIP switches and 3 positions per switch and was manufactured in 1983 - 1997, set the brand jumpers A = '+' and B = '-'. Then set the corresponding Code connectors or DIP switches in the Skylink remote to match with your existing garage door opener.

For Model 39 - The frequency switch should be set to position "A".

For Model 89 - The frequency switch should be set to position "D".

If your Wayne Dalton® Garage Door Opener has the 'Learn' button and with model #3000 series and was manufactured after 1997, the model 39 and model 89 are not compatible to your existing garage door opener. However, your option is the Skylink Universal Receiver UR-100, which is designed to work with your Skylink remote you purchased. Please order this receiver UR-100 online or contact our customer support for details.