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We service all of the Perth metro area

The Commander Essential is a premium opener manufactured by Merlin, ideal for single-door garages equipped with a sectional garage door.

This ‘smart-opener’ has in-built integrated MyQ Wifi technology, giving users complete control of the door from their phone.

The Commander Essential has an equal-industry-best warranty with 5 years, and comes with a range of accessories.

Key Features

DC motor is quiet and built to last with the strength to open any branded domestic door.

Powers doors up to 90 kg.

Opener is myQ compatible with additional purchase of Safety IR Beams & myQ Gateway.1


MYQ COMPATIBLE TECHNOLOGY lets users create schedules, monitor, receive alerts and control the garage door opener away from home.1
SOFT-START AND SOFT-STOP for smooth operation.


QUIET DC MOTOR eliminates noise and vibrations through the ceiling and provide
smooth operation.
HEAVY-LIFTING POWER operates doors up to 90 kgs.


SECURITY+ 2.0® sends a new code with every remote click.
PREMIUM AUTOMATIC SAFETY REVERSE function will allow your garage door to stop and reverse automatically if obstructed going down or stop going up.
TIMER-TO-CLOSE automatically closes the door after a pre-set amount of time.2
IMPROVED TRANSMITTER RANGE has up to 18% better range meaning you can start opening your garage door sooner.3
AUTOMATIC FORCE SENSING monitors and adjusts the force needed to open your garage with each operation.
MANUAL RELEASE CORD allows you to open your garage door whenever needed.


1. Additional purchase of Merlin myQ Gateway and Safety IR Beams accessories required to enable myQ functionality. Visit for further information.
2. Safety IR Beams must be installed to enable the use of Timer-to-Close. See User Guide for additional information. Smartphone not included.
3. When compared to other available Merlin products.

2 PREMIUM+ REMOTES Each button is independently programmable and backed by Security+ 2.0 technology.
TWO BUTTON WIRELESS WALL BUTTON Controls up to two garage door openers and is backed by Security+2.0 technology
Input voltage:  240V AC
Rated door areas up to:  13.5m2
Max door height:  2.4m
Max door weight:  90 kg
Max peak pulling force:  600N
Max lift under spring tension:  20 kg
Radio frequency:  433.30, 433.92, 434.54 MHz with Security+ 2.0 technology
Minimum headroom required: 30mm
Lighting: LED Lighting
Garage Door Opener Capacity: Up to 64 memory registers