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There are four primary types of garage door openers.
Belt Drive - Quiet
Chain Drive - Typical For Very Heavy Doors
Screw Drive - Not very popular anymore but still around
Direct Drive - The fastest growing trend is the side mount opener and the two most popular options for this is the Genie 6170-HB and LiftMaster 8500W.
Ryan breaks down the different opens and the tech behind some of the tech in these openers.
Aaron Overhead Doors
The Genie Company