Versatile Solution for Residential Swing Gates

The Ferni Residential Column-Mount Swing Gate Operator moves gates up to 13 feet wide. This unique system enables gate automation when the dimensions of a large pillar prevents any other operator from being installed.

The Frog offers all the advanced features you demand:

  • 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 articulating arm mounts neatly on column or fence post
  • Can be mounted at top, middle or bottom of gate
  • 24V DC motor with soft stop is rated for gates up to 13 ft. or 1,770 lbs.
  • Adjustable speed control moves gate with precision
  • Simple manual disconnect for emergency operation
  • Timer-to-Close automatically closes the gate after preset time


  • Power: 120V AC, single phase
  • Motor: 24V DC continuous duty
  • Accessory power output:
    24V AC, 2 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: 90-degree opening adjustable in 12-45 seconds
  • 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.


  • Cover: UV-resistant plastic
  • Operator motor chassis:
  • Shipping weight:
    FERNI 1PKG: 48 lbs.
    FERNI-S: 32 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