Amazon offers the Chamberlain B970 Smartphone-Controlled Garage Door Opener for $238 shipped. Normally closer to $270 at retailers like Lowe’s, this is one of the lowest prices we’ve tracked since its drop to $228 back in May of last year. This garage door opener works with an iPhone or Android app that allows you to remotely open and close your garage from anywhere. Plus, there’s a built-in battery backup so you can still get home and stay dry when the power’s out. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

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The NEXX Garage is a great way to add smarts to your existing opener. It’s $100 shipped and gives you Alexa or Assistant control for just about any garage door.

Chamberlain B970 Garage Door Opener features:

  • Smart garage door opener comes with built-in myq technology to keep you connected and protected: open, close, and know the status of your garage door from anywhere with a smartphone with the myq app
  • Battery backup – ensures safe replacement ins-and-outs even during power failures
  • Ultra-Quiet & Strong Belt Drive – Steel-reinforced belt drive and constructed with high-grade materials for years of reliability and quiet, smooth performance—perfect for attached garages
  • Powered by Chamberlain’s MAX Lift Power System , the B970 delivers lifting force equivalent to 1 1/4 HP, the highest lifting capacity in the Category for superior performance in extreme conditions
  • Superior Range – Includes 2 3-button remote controls that let you control up to 3 openers. Exclusive Triband technology boosts remote range up to 1,500 feet for a quicker entrance and exit


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