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Liftmaster Garage Door Opener Comparison

“For heavy doors, including wooden garage doors and carriage house doors,
the more powerful model you choose, the better.”

Use this Liftmaster garage door opener comparison table for a snapshot of every Liftmaster residential garage door opener model. Compare horsepower, drive systems, features, warranty and options.

The latest generation of Liftmaster models include DC garage door openers with MyQ technology. MyQ-equipped models allow you to monitor, open and close your garage door with a garage door opener app. Learn more about Liftmaster MyQ Technology.

Liftmaster continues to offer top-rated, professionally installed chain drive, belt drive, screw drive and direct drive (jackshaft) models. The most basic contractor-grade models start with 1/3 HP while top-of-the-line Elite Series™ DC powered models offer up to 900 Newtons, or nearly 1 HP in AC terms.

Liftmaster Garage Door Opener Comparison

If you want power, hi-technology and features to boot, take a look at the new Liftmaster 8550 belt drive, or Liftmaster 8360 chain drive openers. Both are powerful enough for the heaviest residential doors, both have battery backup systems, and both include Liftmaster MyQtechnology.

Did you forget to close your garage door? Are you away on vacation and need to let someone in the house? No problem. Just open your Liftmaster garage door opener app on your smart phone or PC and you will be able to do just that.

When doing your Liftmaster garage door opener comparison, make sure the model you select fits your needs, including the height and weight of your garage door. A 1/2 HP motor is sufficient for most single and double car garage doors, and a 1/3 HP motor is an entry level model for single car and light-weight double car doors. For heavy doors, including wooden garage doors and carriage house doors, the more powerful model you choose, the better.

This Liftmaster garage door opener comparison table provides an overview of residential Liftmaster models. The link for every model leads you to a more detailed information page.

Liftmaster Garage Opener Comparison

Model HP/Drive Light (Max.) Features Warranty
3800 DC 800
Newtons
– Direct Drive
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Elite Series®
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
– Premium 3-Button Remote Control
– Optional EverCharge® Standby Power
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 5 Year Parts
8550 DC 900
Newtons (3/4 HP+)
– Belt Drive
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– CFL Bulbs
– Time Delay
– Elite Series®
Liftmaster MyQ Technology
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
Timer-to-Close
– Premium 3-Button Remote Control
– Battery Backup
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– Lifetime Belt
– 5 Year Parts
– 1 Year Battery Backup
3850 DC 3/4*
– Belt
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Elite Series®
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
– Premium 3-Button Remote Control
– EverCharge® Standby Power
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– Lifetime Belt
– 5 Year Parts
– 1 Year EverCharge
3595 AC 3/4
– Chain
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Elite Series®
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
– Premium 3-Button Remote Control
– Motor Vibration Isolation System
– Opens up to 14′ High Doors
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 5 Year Parts
3585 AC 3/4
– Belt
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Elite Series®
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
– Premium 3-Button Remote Control
– Motor Vibration Isolation System
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– Lifetime Belt
– 5 Year Parts
8360 DC 800
Newtons (3/4 HP)
– Chain Drive
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– CFL Bulbs
– Time Delay
– Premium Series®
Liftmaster MyQ Technology
– Motion Detecting Control Panel
– 3-Button Remote Control
– Battery Backup
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 1 Year Parts
– 1 Year Battery Backup
3280 AC 1/2
– Belt
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Premium Series®
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 3-Button Remote Control
– Motor Vibration Isolation System
– Automatic Belt Tensioner
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– Lifetime Belt
– 1 Year Parts
3275 AC 3/4
– Chain
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Premium Series®
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 3-Button Remote Control
– Motor Vibration Isolation System
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 1 Year Parts
3265 AC 1/2
– Chain
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Premium Series®
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 3-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 1 Year Parts
3255 AC 1/2
– Chain
– 100 Watts
– One Light
– Time Delay
– Contractor Series™
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 1-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– 4 Years Motor
– 1 Year Parts
3245 AC 1/3
– Chain
– 100 Watts
– One Light
– Time Delay
– Contractor Series™
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 1-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– 4 Years Motor
– 1 Year Parts
3240 AC 1/2
– Screw
– 200 Watts
– Two Lights
– Time Delay
– Premium Series™
– Multi-Function Control Panel
– Standard 3-Button Remote Contro
– Motor Vibration Isolation System
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– Lifetime Motor
– 1 Year Parts
3130 AC 1/3
– Screw
– 100 Watts
– One Light
– Time Delay
– Contractor Series™
– Illuminated Door Control Button
– Standard 1-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– 2 Years Motor
– 1 Year Parts
1355 AC 1/2
– Chain
– 75 Watts
– One Light
– Time Delay
– Contractor Series™
– Illuminated Door Control Button
– Standard 1-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– 4 Years Motor
– 1 Year Parts
1345 AC 1/3
– Chain
– 75 Watts
– One Light
– Time Delay
– Contractor Series™
– Illuminated Door Control Button
– Standard 1-Button Remote Control
– HomeLink® Compatible
– Liftmaster Safety/Security Features
– 2 Years Motor
– 1 Year Parts

*Actual DC motor strength is 800 Newtons and is comparable to the lifting force of a 3/4 HP AC powered motor.

If you are interested in a Liftmaster garage door opener, comparison shopping is the key. Liftmaster offers so many models that you need to do your homework.

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