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havasu

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I just had to purchase a new Genie garage door opener. After installation, I screwed two typical LED bulbs, but I found the transmitter only worked when I was 25' or less from the opener. I called customer service and they advised the normal LED bulbs were causing interference, and told me that I must buy Genie Brand LED light bulbs. Of course, they didn't tell me they were $30 for 2 of them! You believe she was blowing smoke up my tailpipe? I changed to the old style 60w incandescent type until I hear from the experts in here. Does anyone believe Genie has designed their own LED bulbs which do not cause interference?
 

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Have you tried altering the antenna.
 

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The antenna is straight down, as requested. The incandescent bulbs seem to work better, but sucking 120 watts every time it opens or closes.
 

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Now I'm worried about my brain, my reading light is LED.
 

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