Megatron 1400

Max Megatron 1400

Looking for an automatic swing gate operator suitable for traffic-heavy commercial use? We have it! Fast and powerful without sacrificing security, the Max Megatron 1400 is the ideal commercial swing gate operator. With a fast opening and closing speed, compatibility with many pre-existing installations, and an assortment of other security features, the Max Megatron 1400 is an excellent choice for both commercial and residential use.

  • Max Megatron 1400 Mechanical Specifications

    • Max Megatron 1400 dimensions (18.3 W x 24.5 D x 21.3 H) 18.5 arm height
    • Heavy duty gear box 900:1 Size 70 constant lubrication using special gear oil
    • Gate opening capacity up to 1400lb/15ft or 1200lb/20ft
    • Large output shaft 3.25” solid steel with cast iron clamping system
    • Direct gear drive (no chains, belts, or pulleys)
    • Gate speed 11.5 to 18 seconds based on weight of the gate and selectable speed control
    • Mechanical and electrical manual gate release functions
    • Corrosion protection gold zinc coating
    • Continuous cycle at extreme temperature range. No overheating possibility
    • Intelligent ramp-up and ramp-down gate speed control for smooth operation
    • Gate operator shipping weight 205 lbs
  • Max Megatron 1400 Security Specifications

    • High traffic intuitive loop management system for better security
    • Advanced security features with built-in audible and remote alarms
    • Magnetic lock control relay outputs with selectable delay times
    • Tamper alert relay outputs triggered “on” if gate is forced open
    • Audible alarm if gate is tampered with or ERD is triggered for higher security
    • Gate partial open recorder
    • Lockable cover with key lock release to prevent intruders and vandalism
    • Gate disable feature, disables all inputs with exception of the firedepartment input for high security
    • Builtin transaction buffer for high security
    • Gate status outputs for gate monitoring
    • Direct motor control of jog OPEN/CLOSE for manually moving a gate in case of emergency
    • Advanced anti-tailgate features to provide higher security
    • No need for magnetic lock with the robust output shaft and clamp design of the Max Megatron 1400
  • Max Megatron 1400 Safety Specifications

    • Adaptive obstruction sensor for much better gate safety system. 16 selectable sensitivity settings
    • Built-in UL buzzer reset
    • UL 325/991 compliant Class I, II, III, and IV. CSA approved
    • Pinch arm protection design
    • Dynamic magnetic brake system stops the gate immediately to prevent damage to obstructions
    • Vehicle hit protection technology protects the gate operator from collision damage caused by automobile impact, avoiding costly repairs
    • Built-in advanced entrapment protection and alarm output
    • Built-in gate in motion alarm for industrial applications

What sets the Max Megatron 1400 apart from other models?

The Max Megatron 1400 boasts a direct gear drive. This means no belts, chains, or pulley systems necessary to open and close gates. Able to run a continuous cycle even in extreme temperatures means you don’t have to be concerned with the Megatron 1400 overheating during operation.

Even more mechanical features include:

  • Both electrical and mechanical manual gate release functions.
  • Heavy-duty gear box 900: A one-size, 70 constant lubrication with special gear oil.
  • Intelligent ramp-up/ramp-down speed control for smooth gate operation.
  • 25 inch solid steel output shaft featuring a cast-iron clamping system.


Can the Max Megatron 1400 be used to monitor the security of my gate?

Yes! Security is a central feature on the Max Megatron 1400. It comes with tamper alert relay outputs (if the gate is forced open), regular status outputs for gate monitoring and built-in audible and remote alarms.

Additional security features include:

  • High-traffic intuitive loop management system for optimal security
  • Gate partial open recorder
  • Built-in, high security transaction buffer
  • Locking cover with key lock release for preventing vandalism and intruders
  • Direct OPEN/CLOSE function motor control for manually opening or closing a gate in an emergency


Will my gate be able to function in a power outage?

Each operator includes a Max BC-7 battery module that provides 400 cycles meaning a power outage won’t leave you stuck at the gate. Additionally, you are protected from power surges by the dual-motor overcurrent safety shut off.

Even more electrical features:

  • Solar battery module complete with advanced built-in solar regulator
  • Low voltage wiring capabilities – remote power up to 1000 feet with no battery needed
  • Lightning protection for up to 20K volts and 10K amps on all inputs and outputs (44 channels)
  • Switchable 115/230 voltage selection


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