Remootio output settings

If Remootio is wired to the gate or garage door correctly, but it doesn't open or close the gate, there are two things you can try to make it work after checking that the problem isn't caused by a loose connection.

I. Changing the impulse width:

Go to Settings:

 GoToSettings

Then select "Output Implulse"

OutputImpulse

There are two sliders, one for each output. Use them to adjust the impulse width. Slide it to the right to increase the duration of the output signal.

 

SliderToTheRight

II. Output configuration

 If you are using both control outputs of Remootio2, you can set them up in different ways depending on what type of gate or garage door you would like to control. Go to settings:

GoToSettings

Select "Output Configuration"

OutputConfiguration

Tap on the highlighted button:

OutputOptions

Select an option from the scroll menu:

OutputSelection

 Output 1 Output 2
disabled gate impulse control
gate impulse control free relay output
free relay output gate impulse control
output to open output to close
output to close output to open
gate impulse control gate impulse control
gate impulse control disabled

 

After selecting the correct setting hit "Save Changes":

SaveChanges

How does the main button change with different output configurations?

If both outputs of the Remootio are used, the main button in the app will be split in two. If one output is used for opening and the other for closing (e.g. "Output 1: output to open | Output 2: output to close"), then the button will be split horizontally as shown in the screenshot below.Tapping on the upper half will activate the output that is associated with opening, and the lower half will activate the one associated with closing. 

remootio main button horizontally split

If one of the outputs is configured as a free relay output (e.g. "Output 1: gate impulse control | Output 2: free relay output"), then the main button will be split horizontally. The left side of the button will trigger the gate control actions, while the right side will trigger the free relay output. This split is shown in the picture below:

remootio main button vertically split

 

 III. Latching

The outputs of the Remootio can be activated for a longer period of time, after long pressing the main button. After the long press, the following menu will appear, here the “Hold output active” option has to be selected, and a time interval entered.

remootio latch output popup

 

A continuous signal given to the input of the gate or garage door opener often overwrites other incoming control signals, thus keeping the gate or door in the current position. This can be useful when you want to overwrite inputs that were sent by the original remotes. The latching can also be useful if you want to overwrite the built-in auto closing feature of your gate opener.

So the latching keeps the output activated continuously, but the different openers may interpret this signal differently. In other words, it is not guaranteed that this will overwrite the auto closing. It is more likely to work with dual input gates.

If the gate or door can't be kept open with the current setting, there might be a solution by reconnecting the control cables and using a different output configuraiton. If only one output is used for controlling the gate, and the gate’s control panel has an input that is only used for opening, then the unused output of the Remootio can be configured as a “free relay” and connected to that terminal. With this, the first input will control the gate normally and the “free relay” output can be used to latch the gate open.