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Merlin M842 / M832 / M128 Garage Remote Programming Instructions

1. Find the learn button – First Step

On overhead door openers:
a) With five exposed terminal screws at the rear – Remove the small black cover to the right of the terminal screws – Learn is the RED button under the black cover.
b) With four terminal screws at the rear, possibly covered with a plastic panel – Remove the lamp cover; remove the red or green control panel cover – Find the small button marked Learn.
c) With four covered terminal screws at the rear, and a Merlin wired wall switch – The small button on the Merlin wall switch is the Learn button.

On Roller door openers:
a) Single small square RED button on the front – Remove the lamp cover, remove the small black cover to the left of the lamp holder – Learn button is the RED button under the black cover.
b) Large RED or GREEN push switch on front – Remove the red or green control panel cover – Find the small button marked Learn.
c) Large RED or Green push switch on front and a Merlin wired wall switch – The small button on the Merlin wall switch is the Learn button on other Receivers.
a) Dark grey boxed receiver with a large round GREEN button – The Learn button is the small dark grey button inside the Green button.
b) Gate receiver cards – The Learn button is the tact switch on the pcb marked Learn.

Others – See your receiver’s user guide, or inspect and find a button marked Learn.

2. Teach the remote to the opener or receiver

Press and hold the Learn button for 1 – 2 seconds.
Press the desired merlin remote control button twice.

NOTE: If you want to control the lamp on your opener – press the desired button for the secondary function:

Press and hold the Learn button for 1 – 2 seconds.
Press the desired remote control button once for the main function to open door.
Press the desired remote control button once for the secondary function to control lamp.

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