LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Model Comparison Matrix

If all homes were the same, any garage door opener would do. But because they aren't, we offer different types of garage door opener systems and horsepower strengths. Use the chart below to compare LiftMaster® models and features, and help you decide which model is right for you.

Model  Power  Drive
System
 Warranty  Lighting  Series/Feature/Accessories
8500 DC Motor
800 Newtons
Direct Drive Lifetime Motor Warranty Remote Light
200 Watts
Elite Series® - Residential Jackshaft Opener
Smart Control Panel®
Premium Remote Control
8550  DC Motor
900 Newtons
Belt Drive Lifetime Motor
and Belt Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
CFL-bulb compatible
Elite Series® - DC Battery Backup Belt Drive
Smart Control Panel® (880LM)
3-Button Premium Remote Control (895MAX)
8587  3/4 HP
Chain Drive Lifetime Motor Warranty 2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Elite Series® - 3/4 HP AC Chain Drive Opener
3-Button Elite Remote Control (895MAX)
Smart Control Panel (880LM)
8557  3/4 HP
Belt Drive Lifetime Motor
and Belt Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Elite Series® - 3/4 HP AC Belt Drive Opener
3-Button Elite Remote Control (895MAX)
Smart Control Panel (880LM)
3850 DC Motor
800 Newtons
(equivalent
to 3/4 HP strength) 
Belt Drive Lifetime Motor
and Belt Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Elite Series® - DC Motor Belt with EverCharge® Standby Power System
Smart Control Panel®
Premium Remote Control
8360 DC Motor
800 Newtons
Chain Drive Lifetime Motor Warranty 2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
CFL-bulb compatible
Premium Series® - DC Battery Backup Chain Drive
Motion-Detecting Control Panel (886LM) 
3-Button Remote Control (893LM)
8355 1/2 HP Belt Drive Lifetime Motor
and Belt Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Premium Series
Multi-Function Control Panel (882LM)
(1) 3-Button Standard Remote Control (893LM)
3275 3/4 HP Chain Drive Lifetime Motor
Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Premium Series
Multi-Function Control Panel
(1) 3-Button Remote Control
3265 1/2 HP Chain Drive  Lifetime Motor
Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Premium Series
Multi-Function Control Panel
(1) 3-Button Remote Control  
3240 1/2 HP Screw Drive Lifetime Motor
Warranty
2 Lights
200 Watts Total
2 Lens Covers
Premium Series
Multi-Function Control Panel
(1) 3-Button Remote Control
3255 1/2 HP Chain Drive 4-Year Motor
Warranty
Single Light
100 Watts
Lens Cover
Contractor Series
Multi-Function Control Panel
(1) Single-Button Remote Control 
3245 1/3 HP Chain Drive 4-Year Motor
Warranty
Single Light
100 Watts
Lens Cover 
Contractor Series
Multi-Function Control Panel
(1) Single-Button Remote Control 
3130 1/3 HP Screw Drive 2-Year Motor
Warranty
Single Light
100 Watts
Lens Cover
Contractor Series
Lighted Door Control Button
(1) Single-Button Remote Control 
1355 1/2 HP Chain Drive 4-Year Motor
Warranty
Single Light
75 Watts
Lens Cover 
Contractor Series
Lighted Door Control Button
(1) Single-Button Remote Control