Garage Door Opener Battery Backup

Garage Door Opener Battery Backup

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Battery Bac​kup accessory offers homeowners the security of always being prepared when severe weather hits, even in case of a power outage. It’s an accessory that can be easily installed and provides true peace of mind. When the power is out, the Battery Backup will do the heavy lifting. ​
  • Reaches full charge within 48 hours
  • Front facing colored LEDs indicate charge status
  • Up to 50 cycles in a 24-hour period after initial power outage
  • Operates door at 3.5 inches per second
  • Powered by Interstate Batteries®
  • Compatible only with Destiny® and Odyssey® garage door openers.*

*Destiny® and Odyssey® opener models made before October 2012 will require parts replacement (purchased separately) to accommodate the Battery Backup. Contact your Overhead Door™ ​Distributor for more information. ​


  • Model OBB-BX
  • Part number 37229R
  • Dimensions: 9.5” L X 5.27” H x 5’ W
  • 7.8 lbs.
  • 3’ connector cable
  • 8 AMP hour sealed lead acid battery (SLA)​
The Overhead Door™ Battery Backup, powered by Interstate Batteries®, provides reliable garage door operation in the event of electricity outages. It is compatible with Overhead Door® Destiny® and Odyssey® garage door openers, which combine reliability, speed and power, all with quiet operation. The Battery Backup accessory enables an opener to operate the garage door at 3.5 inches per second, and, in the event of an extended loss of electricity, the unit will run up to 50 cycles in a 24-hour period after initial power outage.

With several mounting options available, this accessory is designed to be unobtrusive. It’s charged and powered via a connector cable running between the opener and the unit, which means there is no need for it to be plugged into an outlet. The Battery Backup can be easily installed by either an Overhead Door™ Distributor or the homeowner. The unit is equipped with an 8-AMP, sealed lead-acid battery (SLA) from Interstate, one of the nation’s largest battery replacement companies, reaches full charge within 48 hours and has front facing LEDs that indicate charge status.

Severe weather events are not an uncommon occurrence. With the Overhead Door™ Battery Backup, customers can rest easy knowing that, with electricity or not, they will always be able to access their garage.​​​​

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