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Mighty Mule Automatic Gate Opener for Light Duty Single Swing Gates Up to 12 ft. Long or 300 lb., MM260

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1706 citrus blvd
leesburg, FL 34748
(352) 787-7333
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leesburg, FL 34748
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The MM260 is Mighty Mule's most affordable opener, it can be utilized for many applications including residential,farm and ranch,etc. Mighty Mule gate openers are designed to be easily to install with no electrician or welding required.The MM260 Light Duty Gate Opener is designed for single swing gates up to 12 ft. long or weighing up to 300 lbs. The MM260 and all Mighty Mule automatic gate openers are solar capable with the addition of a Mighty Mule 10 - Watt Solar Panel (Model # FM123). It's compatible with all Mighty Mule keypads, gate opening remotes, gate opening sensors and gate locks. The MM260 kit includes everything needed for installation except for a 12-Volt Automotive or Marine type battery that produces a minimum of 250 cold cranking amps (CCA). This opener comes equipped with Mighty Mule's exclusive Dual Sense Technology, which meets the UL325's 6th Edition Standards for additional user protection and safety. The Mighty Mule Dual Sense Technology provides users with added safety features, eliminating the need for secondary entrapment devices, such as photo eye sensors (Model # R4222).

  • Additional accessories such as remote controls (Model # FM134, FM135), keypads (Model # FM137, GAP137-100, MM136, ), solar panel (Model # FM123) and vehicle exit sensors (Model # FM138, FM140, FM141 or FM130) all can be purchased on Tractor Supply.com
  • Designed for single swing gates weighing up to a maximum of 12 ft. long or maximum weight of 300 lbs.
  • Ideal for the DIY (do it yourself) property owner, the MM260 comes equipped with detailed instructions, installation DVD and unlimited access to online 24-hours technical support
  • Perfect for all gate types including chain link, tube, panel, vinyl and wood
  • Required: 12-Volt automotive or marine type battery that produces a minimum of 250 cold cranking amps (CCA)
  • Includes:1 single button access remote (model # FM135), AC transformer, control box, all required hardware
  • Solar capable: with the addition of a Mighty Mule 10-Watt solar panel (model # FM123)
  • Mighty Mule offers high quality powder coated steel driveway gates available for purchase on Tractor Supply.com
  • Backed by a 12-month Mighty Mule warranty and technical support

Specification Description
Product Weight: 16.5 lb.
Special Feature(s): Designed for the "Do-it-Yourself" Installer
Part Number: MM260
CountryofOrigin: Imported
Power Type: Battery
Product Height: 8.75 in.
Type: Light Duty Automatic Gate Opener
Maximum Gate Weight Per Leaf: 300
Product Length: 29.25 in.
Application/Use: Designed to be used on any type of gate including chain link, tube, panel, vinyl and wood
Compatibility: Compatible with Mighty Mule Accessories
Maximum Gate Length: 12
Product Width: 5.75 in.
Brand: Mighty Mule
Material: Durable ABS
Wired or Wireless: Wired
Finish: Durable ABS housing
Manufacturer Part Number MM260
Mighty Mule Automatic Gate Opener for Light Duty Single Swing Gates Up to 12 ft. Long or 300 lb., MM260 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 109.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great When It Works When it works, it’s great! Unfortunately, these gates seem to only last a little over a year. The first time I bought a gate like this, I purchased the heavy duty model, and it only worked a little over a year. The next year, I bought the regular model, thinking why pay the extra price if they’re only gonna last a short while. Of course, a little over a year and it failed too. This third one I bought, I bought the regular model, and got the insurance warranty. First time I’ve ever done that for anything. Hopefully that will save me some money when the third time this thing goes bad. In addition to the gate, I highly recommend that you buy the gate latch locker, so some well intending “friend”, does not push through the gate and put extra force on the closing mechanism. That works perfectly every time.
Date published: 2019-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Mighty Mule 260 gate opener. I replaced a 10 year old GTO-Pro3000XL with this opener. The installation was simple, the instructions clear. It "learned" my existing transmitters. I was able to set the closed position on the first try. Fastened the cover on the control box and installation was done. Works great.
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No rain on me! Have had one for over five years and love the convenience of installation. The gate works as it should.
Date published: 2019-09-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Electrical review: This is not a quick installation , and the electrical instructions leave alot to be desired.
Date published: 2019-09-09
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Can your guests physically open the gate without a button? How does that work?

Asked by: Adrianna
Hi Adrianna, the only way to open the gate is either using a remote, keypad or push button control. You can also install a vehicle sensor but that will open when a large metal object drives through the sensor's path.
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2018-06-14

My gate is longer than 12 feet, but lighter than 200#. Can I use the MM 260?

Asked by: Mrboydjr
Mrboydjr, Thank you for posting your question. To correctly answer your question we need to get a little more information from you regarding your gate setup. if you could please contact our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team to have your question correctly answered. Our Mighty Mule Technical Support Team can be reached at (800) 543-1236. Thank you!
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2019-04-16

I have 2 questions. 1 does the transformer operate the opener without having a battery? I am looking at using this within 20 ft of a 110 power source and could bury the 12 volt wire.  2 how fast does a 12 ft gate open/ close?gpritch

Asked by: gpritch
gpritch, Thank you for posting your questions. The transformer is to be used in non solar panel applications, it will continually charge the gate openers battery (not included in this kit). A battery is required for operation, we recommend a 12V Automotive or Marine Type Battery that produces a minimum of 250 cold cranking amps (CCA). The approximate gate opening/closing time (90º) is 18 seconds. Thank you!
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2018-11-10

Would I be able to use the remote to open the gate from the house, which is about 300 ft. from the gate, such as when visitors are at the gate and I'm in the house or work shed?

Asked by: Gatekeeper too
Hi, our remotes are only rated for 100 ft. line of site. But some applications in rural areas without interference there is a possibility you could be farther from 100 ft. and be able to open the gate. If your remote does not work, we offer the Mighty Mule Push Button Control (Model # FM132) that is wired directly into the control board and can be wired up to 1000 ft. away from the gate.
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2017-10-23

I have a 14 foot gate but only weighs about 50 lbs. Will this gate opener open it?

Asked by: Irvjj69
Irvjj69, Thank you for posting your question.To properly answer your question we need to get a little more information from you about the gate your are wanting to install this gate opener on. If you could please contact our Mighty Mule Technical Support team at (800)543-1236 to have your question properly answered. We have Team members standing by that can answer all your pre- installation questions. Thank you,
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2019-09-04

Installed the opener with no problems but the gate opens on it's own for no apparent reason!!! Any suggestions for adjustments? We are not located on a major road but there are large trucks that do pass through once in a while.

Asked by: lemonro
I would reach out to our technical support team Monday-Friday 8am-7pm EST (800) 543-1236 for help.
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2018-06-14

Can you buy an extra remote, so my husband and I can both have a way to open the gate?

Asked by: Hawk211
Yes, you can add additional remotes for any of our operators. The part number for the remote is an FM135.
Answered by: TSCJenny
Date published: 2018-06-13

How is the battery charged if you do not use solar panel?

Asked by: Theresa Robinson
Hi, all of our Mighty Mule Gate Openers include a transformer (Model # RB570) that is used to plug into an outlet and charge the battery. If you do use the included transformer, we do not include the wire needed to wire the transformer to the control board. We recommend using 16 gauge, multi-stranded, dual conductor, low voltage wire that is UV treated & PVC coated that can be used for the transformer and our accessories. We offer this wire in three sizes: 100 ft. (Model # RB509-100), 250 ft. (Model # RB509-250), 500 ft. (Model # RB509-500) or 1000 ft. (Model # RB509).
Answered by: MightyMuleSupport
Date published: 2018-06-14
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