Chamberlain SmartLift 8500

Chamberlain LiftMaster 8500


When you need to save space or have an oversized door or cathedral ceiling, the 8500 is a perfectly engineered solution to wall-mounted jackshaft openers.

The 8500 is mounted to the wall beside the garage door, so ceiling space is freed up for maximum storage. A remote light can be positioned anywhere in the garage and provides 200 watts of bright light wherever it is needed. The powerful 24V DC motor provides ultra-quiet operation, along with variablespeed smooth start and smooth stop.

  • Cable tension monitor eliminates cable throw; ideal for limited height, cathedral or obstructed ceiling installations
  • Power door lock for extra security; when the door is down it is securely locked
  • 200-watt lighting via remote light
  • Meets all UL325 requirements
  • Lifetime motor warranty

LiftMaster 8500, the only professionally installed residential jackshaft opener with optional EverCharge Battery Backup.


Premium Remote

3-Button Elite Premium Remote (895MAX)
Allows you to control up to three garage door openers, gate operators, or MyQ-enablbed light devices. Innovative design automatically streams brilliant blue lights from the push-button windows when you pass your hand over the remote.

Smart Control Panel

MyQ Smart Control Panel (888LM)
Allows any garage door opener manufactured since 1998 to be controlled by your smartphone, tablet or computer (when paired with the Internet Gateway) - provides the upgrade needed to utilize Security+ 2.0™ and MyQ technology.

Remote Light

Remote Light (380LM)
Light your space the way you want to by placing this anywhere in the garage. Uses (2) 100 watt bulbs (not included).