How do I wire these photocells to my gate motor?

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Old 04-28-18, 03:07 AM
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Question How do I wire these photocells to my gate motor?

So I have got an electrician to connect a pair of photocell to my electric gate motor so that when someone comes in between the gate while it is closing, it will stop as a security measure.
However, since I no longer have the user manual, the electrician got confused with the wiring and told me to look for someone else.
Can someone please help me how to connect the wire.
Here is a photo of the circuit board for the gate motor.
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Any help will be much appreciated since I am afraid my dog gets hurt with the gate.
 

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Can you tell us the brand and model number of your gate controller?
 
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Old 04-28-18, 11:05 AM
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Looks like a Joytech unit. Look for any part numbers on that board.
I labeled the photocells. That wiring is the easy part.

That control board looks to be supplying 15vdc as AUX power.
Makes sure the photocells will work on that voltage.

If that is a sliding gate.... the photocells will probably cause an open command.
If that is a swinging gate... it'll need to stop immediately.
 
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