Compact, Modern Solution for Residential Slide Gates

The compact, cost-effective BX-243 Slide Gate Operator has a small footprint, making it perfect for many residential applications.

When you choose the BX-243, you’ll get choice features:

  • LiftMaster¨ Security+ 2.0ª radio technology 2x the range of standard remotes
  • On-board receiver provides a single remote solution for gate and garage access
  • Compact design is easily hidden
  • 24V DC motor with soft stop moves a 25 ft. gate up to 660 lbs.
  • Partial opening feature for motorcycle access
  • Simple manual disconnect for emergency operation
  • Timer-to-Close automatically closes the gate after preset time
  • Available in Chain or Rack and Pinion Drive


  • Power: 120V AC, single phase
  • Motor: 24V DC continuous duty
  • Accessory power output:
    24V AC, 1.5 amps
  • Receiver: Security+ 2.0ª holds 50 transmitters, HomeLink¨ compatible*
  • Surge suppression: On high and low voltage inputs
  • Operator duty cycle rating:
    25 cycles per day
  • Gate travel speed:
    7.5 inches per second
  • Temperature specifications:
    -4¡F to 131¡F (-20¡C to 55¡C)
  • Warranty:
    3 years for residential applications
*May require an external adapter depending on the make, model and year of your vehicle. Visit www.homelink.com for additional information.


  • Available in two drive types:
  • BX-243C Chain Drive:
    Unique 28 ft. zinc steel coil chain eliminates need for lubrication
  • BX-243R Rack & Pinion Drive:
    Rack available in steel or polyamide-covered steel sections
  • Operator chassis:
    Cast aluminum
  • Pad mounting plate:
    Galvanized steel
  • Shipping weight:
    BX-243C: 36 lbs.
    BX-243R: 27 lbs.
  • ETL Listed: Compliant with UL-325 and CSA C22.2 No. 247 standards
IMPORTANT: To be compliant with UL-325 and industry safety guidelines, qualified secondary entrapment devices such as photo-eyes or sensing edges are required to be installed with this gate operator.

Add To Your System
DIR10M: CAME thru-beam photo-eyes, 32.8′ sensing distance, NC contact
DIRL: CAME extruded 16.5″ aluminum photo-eye mounting post with base
DIRZ: CAME photo-eye aluminum alloy impact cover
LD7LP: LiftMaster¨ low-power loop detector
893MAX: LiftMaster¨ 3-button premium Security+ 2.0ª remote control
890MAX: LiftMaster¨ 3-button mini Security+2.0ª remote control

TAC1: LiftMaster¨ telephone entry system
EL25: LiftMaster¨ telephone entry system
Add To Your System
BCAT: 3.25 ft. section of zinc coil chain (BX-243C only) Exact length specification for chain required
CGZ: 3.25 ft. Galvanized steel rack

CGZP: 3.25 ft. Polymide and steel rack w/ holes and spacers

CGZS: 3.25 ft. Galvanized steel rack w/ holes and spacers

AF43CH: Security+ 2.0ª receiver

To place your order or for more information, contact your Sales or Customer Care Representative at 800.323.276

Technical Information

BX-243 Dimensions

BX-243 Capacity