Was finally able to purchase one today for $189.99 in Durham, NC.
Sells for $268 at Lowes:
* Model #: 1042V003
* Costco Item Number: 704366
* Direct Drive offers Europe's leading innovative technology - made in Germany
* Lifetime warranty on the entire unit and 2-year warranty on all accessories
* Rail length for up to 8' tall garage doors, no additional extension kit required
* Ideal for garages with adjacent living spaces, it is considered the quietest opener on the market
* The motor glides silently along a stationary chain that is embedded in a sturdy steel rail - no maintenance and lubrication required
* Direct Drive 3/4 HP motor provides maximum lifting force that is strong and durable like a chain drive
* Safety sensors and sensitive obstacle detection ensure the highest level of safety
* Easy assembly and installation, quick rail assembly kit
* Equipped with Rolling Code technology and is Homelink compatible
If you're not familiar with SOMMER brand, please read the online reviews.