Vert-x Components


With such striking, rugged good looks, the VERT-X linear swing gate motor for domestic gates is more than just a pretty face. Combining an innovative open-nut drive system, advanced diagnostic capabilities and functionality, rugged die-cast aluminium construction and exceptional aesthetics for a wholly unobtrusive installation, VERT-X is positioned firmly at the apex of swing gate automation.

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  • Exceptionally easy system setup via LCD user interface.
  • Open-nut drive system and rugged die-cast aluminium construction for reliable operation.
  • Supports inward- and outward-opening gates without needing mechanical endstops.
  • Automated limit setup for double and single swing gates.
  • Fail-safe opto-electronic position and collision detection system ensures maximum safety.
  • Advanced closed-loop speed control for safe and reliable operation, even on inc lined gates under windy conditions.
    Multiple operating features including Intruder-detection Alarm Modes (a world first).
  • Onboard CENTURION code-hopping multichannel receiver with selective add and delete.
  • Battery backup for uninterrupted operation during power failures.
Input Voltage90V – 240V AC +/- 10%, 50/60Hz [*]
Motor Voltage12V DC
Motor Power SupplyBattery-driven [**] 1.8A Charger
Push Force – Max250kgf
Typical Gate Opening Time11 sec
Duty Cycle – Mains Present50% [***]
Daily Operations – Max250
Maximum Leaf Width for Corresponding Gate Mass (90° opening)<1.5m = 600kg <2m = 335kg ,2.5m = 215kg <3m = 150kg
Onboard Receiver SpecificationCENTURION code-hopping, multichannel, 433MHz, Capacity – 64 Transmitter Buttons

[*] – Can operate off a solar supply. [**] – 7Ah battery (can be upgraded for longer power failure autonomy). [***] – Based on 25°c ambient temperature and unit not in direct sunlight.

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Supply, Installation & Maintenance:

The Vert-X Swing Gate Motors are manufactured with South African conditions in mind, and a modern look & feel with practical security features.  Remember that Gates and Gate Motors need to be service at a absolute minimum of once per year.

Contact Planet Automation for all your gate and motor repairs and servicing needs. 

From Installation to Servicing – Contact Planet Automation

Did you know that your gate and gate motor both need to be serviced as a minimum once every year?

Servicing your gate and gate motor prolongs the life of your gate and motor.

Having your gate and gate motor serviced by a trained technician from Planet Automation ensures that you eliminate any faults before they become issues. Planet Automation can assist you with lubricating, adjusting of limits and replacing of brushes on the motor.

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We supply, install and repair the Centurion range of gate motors in and around Cape Town – our highly skilled, and professionally trained team install & service gates and gate motors, providing you with a complete service you can rely on.


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