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> Automatic Gate, How much do you need to install one ?

SeeD
post Oct 3 2007, 01:57 AM, updated 11y ago

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You know those houses ? With automatic gates that are controlled by controllers ?
If you're to ask an engineer to make one for you, how much will the whole thing including the installation costs ?
A separated value would be great ...
Like how much for the gate and how much for the actual installation smile.gif

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post Oct 3 2007, 02:02 AM

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Depends whether your gate can support.

Also, price vary depending on the type you have in mind. There's the sliding version and the regular open outwards type and also whether you want to wire it to some lighting.

Mine costs about RM2k for the new gate and autogate system when I reno my home 2 years ago.
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post Oct 3 2007, 02:08 AM

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post Oct 3 2007, 07:04 AM

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What kind of engineers are you talking about?

You need engineers to pull wire, do tiling work, make the gate, install the electrical parts, etc.

Anyway, I'm moving this into Properties discussion.
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post Oct 3 2007, 08:26 AM

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QUOTE(kons @ Oct 3 2007, 07:04 AM)
What kind of engineers are you talking about?

You need engineers to pull wire, do tiling work, make the gate, install the electrical parts, etc.

Anyway, I'm moving this into Properties discussion.
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Actually you dont need to, because I only need to know the exact cost of the whole thing.
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post Oct 3 2007, 08:52 AM

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I asked them already, RM1K+ to install the auto open on your existing gate. <--- Won't last long IMO.

Gate nowadays belly expensive, mid-end ones already RM10K. sweat.gif
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QUOTE(SeeD @ Oct 3 2007, 08:26 AM)
Actually you dont need to, because I only need to know the exact cost of the whole thing.
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The cost of the gate itself would depend on what kind of gate you want, and what is the size of the gate.

Nobody here can give you the exact cost unless they know what you need and what is the measurement.
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post Oct 5 2007, 11:12 AM

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One more thing not to forget is the warranty of the Auto gate and axtra remote controls. smile.gif

Choose the design of the automatic gate wisely too.
Normal gate style (opens outwardly), long sliding style and Folding style.
Those sliding style one usually will have a small gate for you to open for people to come in. without opening the gate.

Not sure of the exact prices tho.
You can try yellow pages or ask a few friends for recommendation.
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post Oct 7 2007, 12:30 AM

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Well, I'm not trying to be funny but Im trying to install one myself, in my own home.
Since I've studied so much automation related subject. I'd think putting them into use would be great.
My dad quite agreed though, he asked about costs so ...
I searched the internet before sensors can costs from 50 to I have no idea how expensive they can be.
As for the gate openers, they costs 700 USD cheapest. laugh.gif

I'll appreciate it if anybody could give any answer to the question above.


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post Oct 7 2007, 01:47 PM

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Those auto gate not sure they come with how many remote. unsure.gif
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post Oct 7 2007, 01:51 PM

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QUOTE(zeist @ Oct 7 2007, 01:47 PM)
Those auto gate not sure they come with how many remote.  unsure.gif
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At least 2.

Strictly speaking, the autogate mechanism only cost RM2-3k inclusive of installation.

Why want to do it on your own?

The manufacturer spend hundreds on thousands on R&D, do you think you could emulate that on your own?
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Anyone here knows about any local autogate company websites with a catalogue of different gate types/mechanisms and their respective price?

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QUOTE(zeist @ Oct 7 2007, 01:47 PM)
Those auto gate not sure they come with how many remote.  unsure.gif
Make your own remote controller?

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At least 2.

Strictly speaking, the autogate mechanism only cost RM2-3k inclusive of installation.

Why want to do it on your own?

The manufacturer spend hundreds on thousands on R&D, do you think you could emulate that on your own?
Hmmm RM 2 - 3k huh, I'll check around in Malaysia to see what I can do.
It's not about emulating anything now. It's about applying what I've studied into use, not into waste like the rest of the population in Malaysia smile.gif

QUOTE(alanyuppie @ Oct 7 2007, 02:56 PM)
Anyone here knows about any  local autogate company websites with a catalogue of different gate types/mechanisms and their respective price?
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http://www.gatedepot.com
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post Oct 7 2007, 04:44 PM

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QUOTE(scorgio @ Oct 7 2007, 01:51 PM)
At least 2.

Strictly speaking, the autogate mechanism only cost RM2-3k inclusive of installation.

Why want to do it on your own?

The manufacturer spend hundreds on thousands on R&D, do you think you could emulate that on your own?
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You mean to pasang that auto thingy at any gate cost RM2K - RM3K ah? I can get it done for only RM1K. tongue.gif


Added on October 7, 2007, 4:45 pm
QUOTE(SeeD @ Oct 7 2007, 04:15 PM)
Make your own remote controller?

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Same gate you know, if they give only 2 remote, other family members also need mar. This is the problem with auto-gate. sweat.gif


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post Oct 8 2007, 11:03 AM

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remote is a small problem ler...you can always get it duplicated.
anyway for SeeD's case...i rather agree with scorgio about just getting the people to do it.

My friend who is studying Electronic engineering did a house alarm system for my dad..a simple one with remote control...and the cost to make one end up more than purchasing a security set outside. Not to mention it comes with warranty and support too. DIY doesn't mean it'll be cheaper. it depends on the thing that you're building tho..because they mass produce it.

But i totally understand what SeeD meant..
well if time and cost is not a problem...and you're doing it as an interest, just go ahead and DIY it. It's satisfying to see the end result/ product. wink.gif money can't buy it.

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post Oct 9 2007, 12:24 AM

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QUOTE(zeist @ Oct 7 2007, 04:44 PM)
You mean to pasang that auto thingy at any gate cost RM2K - RM3K ah? I can get it done for only RM1K.  tongue.gif

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I was referring to the more reliable brands.

RM1k also got. But what brand? RM600 for the motor & remote set I also saw b4.

Just make sure the motor & other mechanism is durable lah. If not, more headache than convenience.

The labour to install autogate is already RM2-300. So left RM7-800 for the set of machine.

U do the math. smile.gif

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post Oct 9 2007, 10:35 AM

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QUOTE(zeist @ Oct 7 2007, 04:44 PM)
Same gate you know, if they give only 2 remote, other family members also need mar. This is the problem with auto-gate.  sweat.gif
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My autogate came with 3 remotes... so 2 for the car drivers everyone else gets a key for the small door... once they're in the house there is a switch if they wanna open the autogate.

Third remote is a spare... smile.gif
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QUOTE(scorgio @ Oct 9 2007, 12:24 AM)
I was referring to the more reliable brands.

RM1k also got. But what brand? RM600 for the motor & remote set I also saw b4.

Just make sure the motor & other mechanism is durable lah. If not, more headache than convenience.

The labour to install autogate is already RM2-300. So left RM7-800 for the set of machine.

U do the math. smile.gif
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RM1K 'Pau Ka Liao' laugh.gif

I know there are some problematic auto gate, my friend's one need to tarik hard, like trying to pull a bull out from his house. sweat.gif


Added on October 9, 2007, 4:26 pm
QUOTE(aaronpang @ Oct 9 2007, 10:35 AM)
My autogate came with 3 remotes... so 2 for the car drivers everyone else gets a key for the small door... once they're in the house there is a switch if they wanna open the autogate.

Third remote is a spare...  smile.gif
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Got small door then different story. But if without small door I think is a belly big problem ler. Now not sure want to install or not. sweat.gif

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post Oct 10 2007, 10:35 AM

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Can your automatic gates capable of manually open ?
Say no electricity or something. Then you manually open the gate instead of ... well you know what I meant.
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QUOTE(zeist @ Oct 9 2007, 04:25 PM)
RM1K 'Pau Ka Liao'  laugh.gif

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Ya lah. What I meant was, after deducting the labour. What do you expect from a RM800 machine?

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