Author Archives: Jan

Product Shortage

Dear Valued Customer, We previously issued a communication (January 2021) regarding stock shortages and we just wanted to update you on the situation. As you know, the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic has been profound and far-reaching, and this includes adversely affecting the supply, transport and logistics of certain goods, including some of the components […]

Centurion D5 fault finding & troubleshoot

I’ve been a gate motor installer since 2004 ~ I have paid my school fees and pretty much diagnose your faulty D5 right away ~ providing you describe it’s exact symptoms. Programming Manual in Afrikaans TOP 5 D5 Gate Motor troubles No 1 ~ Battery failure Status light flashing ~ 3 times pause, 3 times […]

Gate Motor Scam

Our Public is being fooled again by dodgy gate motor installers. They are being sold refurbished (2nd hand) Centurion D5 Evo Gate motors “as new” The Unit are nicely seal by centurion systems but have a red label indicating it’s a refurbished unit. Our public does not no this and are being fooled into thinking […]

Frequent gate motor questions

Why use DC motor or battery operated motor on a gate opener? A DC motor has excellent starting torque (much greater than an AC motor). This high starting torque is ideal to overcome the initial friction of getting the gate moving and accelerating the gate up to speed. The speed of a DC motor is […]

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is us. Our privacy policy covers how we collect, use, transfer and store your information. 1. INTRODUCTION A1 Gate Motor recognises the importance of protecting the personal information that you (“the User”) provide to us. Therefore, we have put together, and endevour to follow this policy that respects and addresses that. 2. INFORMATION […]

Centurion D5 Smart

Independent Review GATE MOTOR – My thoughts on the D5 Smart after 1st installation. It is a small’ish motor, fits directly onto the D5’s baseplate and I like that. I did not like the “Update” or ” “Sync” procedure. It Requires internet connectivity on your phone – It takes a while too. So if you […]