RSX Fire Door Operator with 24-hour battery backup.

Press Release Summary:

Ideally suited for commercial purposes, RSX Fire Door Operator has ability to release door completely. Having 24-hour battery backup, unit doesnot require any manual intervention. After fire alarm signal and test key switch, motor can still be operated normally once reset. Product can be used with Overhead Door FireKing  series.

Original Press Release:

Overhead Door Introduces The RSX® Fire Door Operator

Overhead Door, the originator of the upward lifting garage door and the first electronic garage door opener, has introduced the RSX® Fire Door Operator as the company’s newest commercial operator.

The RSX® Fire Door Operator includes fully integrated door release capability and provides 24-hour battery backup, allowing for additional protection in the event of power loss. There is also no manual intervention required to reset the operator after a fire alarm or drop test. The door may be motor operated normally upon reset of the fire alarm signal, and test key switch, making it perfect for commercial use. The RSX® Fire Door Operator may be used with Overhead Door FireKing® series doors. It is also Factory Mutual (FM) approved in the United States and UL listed in the United States and Canada.

“We are constantly looking to add valuable tools to our commercial portfolio and the addition of the RSX® Fire Door Operator fits the bill,” Heather Meiner, brand manager for Overhead Door said. “Architects can find specifications to support their projects, and commercial door compatibility charts on our Architect’s Corner on”

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About Overhead Door Corporation

Overhead Door Corporation, based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading manufacturer of doors and openers for residential, commercial, industrial and transportation applications. The company has five divisions: Access Systems Division (ASD), which features the Overhead Door and Wayne Dalton brands; The Genie Company, manufacturer of remote- controlled garage door opening systems; Horton Automatics, a manufacturer of automatic entrance systems; TODCO, the largest producer of truck doors for the transportation industry; and Creative Door Services, western Canada’s leader in providing door products and services to the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Overhead Door Corporation created the original overhead garage door in 1921 and the first electric garage door opener in 1926. Overhead Door now employs more than 3,500 people, has 22 manufacturing facilities, 78 regional sales and service and installation centers and more than 5,000 distributors and dealers that service national builders, national accounts, architects, general contractors and homeowners, as well as major retailers in the U.S. and Canada. Overhead Door Corporation is a subsidiary of Sanwa Holdings Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. For additional information, visit

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