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Installing the Smart Autodoor on wood

For detailed instructions, please see the Smart Autodoor instruction manual, and start at step 41 on page 34

Step 1 – Cut opening into wood

Mark an 8″ (200mm) by 12″ (300mm) rectangle where you desire to position the door opening. Carefully cut out the opening using a saw

Step 2 – Line up Autodoor

Line up the Autodoor with the opening in the wood. Ensure no wood is visible through the door.

For the safety sensors within the door to operate correctly, it is important that the edge of the opening is set back from the edge of the crush sensor by at least 0.2″ or 5mm

Step 3 – Drill holes for bolts

Holding the door in position, mark the four mounting holes onto the wood.

Place the Autodoor to one side, and using a .28″ / 7mm drill bit, drill four holes following the markings

Step 4 – Bolt door to wood

Using 4x 800.0179 bolts, 4x 810.0245 run washers, and 4x 800.0040 wing nuts, bolt the Autodoor to the wood. Place bolts through the top holes in the door, then from the inside, slide run washers over the bolts, ensuring the bent side is away from the wood, and the tighten in place with the wing nuts. Repeat this process with the bottom holes.

After bolting the door to the wood, double check the door alignment has not slipped, and the safety sensors are not obstructed (see Step 2)

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