Interesting Facts About Electronic Pet Doors

Manual versions may be used in a non-electronic mode; motorized pet doors cannot.
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Today’s pet doors have spring loaded, flexible flap doors with strong magnets to close and seal the door flap from the weather. Some pet doors are electronically controlled by an RFID chip on the animals collar. The RFID chip unlocks the pet door as the animal approaches and locks it after they pass through.
A: Yes, all electronic pet doors have rigid flaps.
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A: Yes, and both make electronic doors that can be activated by your cat's microchip. (Sureflap Microchip Cat Door, Pet Door & SureFlap Dual Scan, also Cat Mate 355/356). The microchip MUST be implanted by a vet. You cannot try to attach a microchip to the pet's existing collar or ID tag as it will not trigger the pet door properly. Representative of all 1-Way Activation Electronic Pet Doors
Photo provided by FlickrElectronic panel pet doors are all manufactured by installing a regular electronic pet door into a panel assembly. See the  page.
Photo provided by FlickrA: Not all electronic pet doors have low battery indicator lights. Typically, just the smaller cat doors offer this feature.
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How do they work? Electronic and electro-magnetic pet doors open in response to a signal from a "key" attached to your pet's collar when your pet is a few inches from the door. Some keys activate the door that then opens like a mini garage door. In some units the "key" releases the catch so the pet can push the door open. The catch locks immediately after your pet has gone through the door, keeping out strays and roaming neighborhood tomcats.Have you looked around and considered how many electronic devices you are using on a daily basis? Our lives are totally surrounded by electronics assisting us, guiding us and sometimes frustrating us too. They have even made their way into the world of pet doors.How do they work? Electronic and electro-magnetic pet doors open in response to a signal from a "key" attached to your pet's collar when your pet is a few inches from the door. Some keys activate the door that then opens like a mini garage door. In some units the "key" releases the catch so the pet can push the door open. The catch locks immediately after your pet has gone through the door, keeping out strays and roaming neighborhood tomcats.In 1992 we launched an entirely new category of pet doors with our first Power Pet® Fully Automatic Doggie Door. Since then we have continuously reinvented and improved this extremely useful product line to be the hands-down most advanced, reliable and useful cat and doors made. Power Pet is also the largest selling pet door on Earth.

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