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Why choose the LIFE FIDO2 remote control ?

LIFE FIDO2 remote control available only in one colour which is black with grey buttons. This remote control is fully compatible with the new LIFE FIDO 4 which has 4 buttons. The LIFE with the reference FIDO2 is a 2 button remote control gate opener, using the frequency 433.92 MHz. 

Product description and properties

Have you chosen to invest in a gate operator from the prestigious LIFE brand ? If your remote control is no longer functioning, it is time to replace it with a new compatible model. A remote control which programming is done in the receiver, the Life Fido 2 transmitter has two buttons and is easily used by its ergonomics. 

For more information on this gate fob, consider looking through the manual (PDF) or you can check out the video below which explains in detail all the the main steps to assist you in programming your LIFE FIDO 2 gate remote control.

Important information

NOTE: This hand transmitter can control up to 2 garage gate motors. It’s a Rolling code type of remote.

This gate remote control model is compatible with other Life rolling code remotes that function under the frequency 433,92 MHz.

In order to choose the correct model of transmitter, you have to check out the frequency of your item. Transmitters with different frequencies are not compatible. 


WARNING: Life Fido2 fob is not compatible with STAR (yellow) and EVER (orange) models.

The LIFE FIDO 2 operates at temperatures of 0°C +55°C and with a coding 64 bit.

What do you need to know about this remote control ?

The remote control’s operation

LIFE FIDO2 remote control operates with a frequency of 433.92 MHz to emit signals to the receiver and is powered with a battery 12V, excellent voltage to optimize the good autonomy of the device. 

The programming is is quick and simple because it’s done with the receiver.


Life Fido 2 remote control replaces the following Life gate remotes:


It is compatible with the following Life gate remotes: 

  • VIP4 / VIP4R

  • FIDO4

  • STAR2

  • STAR4

  • BRAVO2

  • BRAVO4

LIFE FIDO2 a 2-channel keyfob that controls all the movements of your gate, rolling shutters, lighting, garage door...etc. according to your specifications. The frequency of this item is 433.92 MHz.  

As for its programming, the Rolling Code device has an auto-programming system with 0 switch, you have to do the programming in the receiver

FIDO2 remote control with 2 grey buttons for garage door operators. This model is powered by a 12V battery type CR2032. A 2-channel Rolling code hand transmitter with a high range up to 150m-200m with LIFE receivers ! The LIFE FAST R2E receiver is ideal for this gate remote control.

The registration of the Life Fido2 only takes few minutes and the programming requires no special equipments. 

 If you have difficulties in programming the remote, don’t worry, a manual is delivered with the remote control. 

Good to know

Choose a remote control that operates under the same frequency as your original model to guarantee the compatibility of the two items. Otherwise, your remote won’t function on your automatism. The coding system of your new device also must be identical to the one of your original remote control to successfully control your motorized gate. 


It is important to know that there are three types of programming (coding systems) : Switches, auto-programming, and programming in the receiver. 

To choose the correct remote control, it is highly recommended to consider the following criteria : the brand, the frequency, don’t neglect neither the number and the colour of the remote control buttons. These elements are usually used by the manufacturers to identify their products. 


Life Fido2 remote control is only 66 mm long, a width of 36 mm and a thickness of 13 mm. If you are looking for a practical remote control with a good design and functionality choose right away the Fido2. This transmitter is highly aesthetical, its special shape and reduced size makes it very easy to use. It is also shock-resistant device thanks to its case manufacturers in a solid and resistant material which makes it very tough and strong under all kind of pressure or shocks. Its oval shape and 2 grey buttons make it very elegant ! 

How to program LIFE FIDO 2 remote control ?

Important steps of the programming

  • Programming with the receiver :

  1. Press the receiver button T: once for channel 1 and twice for channel 2. The LED (L1 or L2) lights up.

  2. Press the button you wish to program on the new remote, until the LED on the receiver flashes.

  3. Wait until the LED on the receiver turns off.

  4. Your new remote control is programmed.

Finding it hard to program your LIFE FIDO 2 gate remote control ? 

No need to worry, our team is here to assist using our expertise. 

Firstly, consider looking through the notice sent with each FIDO 2 remote control. Our online store also provides tutorials for most LIFE remote controls. If you need any more help, you can call our free helpline. One of our experts will take you through each step in order to help you program your gate remote control. You can even send us a photo using your phone to +33 (0)616 962 454. This number is solely reserved for receiving MMS photos. 

About the brand LIFE

Life remote controls are manufactured by an italian manufacturer. The label LIFE is created since 1972, is an expert of 40 years in the automatism and access control field. Life has become the leader in the international market due to the high quality of its products. 


Life is a famous brand with a big record that offers reliable products thanks to many years of experience. The high performance of its products have made of this label the leader in the motorization area. So, if you are looking to a high quality remote control, products from the Life label are just perfect for you, a combination of reliability and efficiency that you will find nowhere else !

The label’s products are also highly aesthetic. Due to the material, the transmitters of the brand are easy to handle and guarantee a strong impact resistance. 


 Why buy your LIFE FIDO2 remote control on Remote Control Express? 


-Advantage 1 : 

Wanting to take delivery of as soon as possible? Choose 24-hour delivery anywhere in United Kingdom.

-Advantage 2 : 

Purchase multiple remote controls and save money by taking advantage of our shipping offers.

-Advantage 3 : 

Hoping to save time and be able to use your LIFE FIDO2 gate remote control straight away? You’ll be glad to know that all our remote controls come with batteries. This means you can quickly start using your LIFE FIDO2 remote control.

Technical information LIFE

Brand LIFE
Model FIDO2
Frequency 433.92 MHz Attention:: Remotes with the same frequency are not compatible, if the shape, the color of keys, color of the box is different. This applies even if they are from the same brand. They do not have the same electronics!
Number of buttons 2
Type of programming Programming with the receiver
Type of battery 12V(23A)
Dimensions 7 x 4 x 13 mm
Battery and instructions included Yes
compatible remote control LIFE FIDO4
Read the reviews of our customers , withTrustpilot All of the following reviews are from customers who bought the product.
London, 23/10/2018

« Quick , simple and easy . I recommed »

Bradford on Avon, 08/06/2017

« Overall happy with the product and service. There was just one email query about the programming for which I didn't get a satisfactory answer, but in the end it proved very simple to do by following the instructions provided. »

Tunbridge Wells, 18/10/2012

« Very fast delivery, Thanks »

Sale, 08/10/2012

« I have to say the service was remarkable well done. »

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