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Automating roller shutters with an engine

Crank shutters were an important step in the comfort of this type of opening protection. No need to open windows and patio doors to close and shutters. The next step was the motorization of these crank shutters. Different kits easy to implement and adaptable to other motorized possible elements of the house are at your disposal.

Necessary material

  • 1 tube 2m with integrated motor
  • 1 remote control 1 channel
  • 1 retractable tip with adapter pins
  • 3 engine mounts
  • 1 set of flanges
  • 3 centering counters for bell saw
  • 4 apron fasteners
  • 1 record
  • 1 installation help video

Steps

  1. Install the operator on the shutter
  2. Advantages of the motorization of the shutter

Install the operator on the shutter

Details of Roller Drive Kit Components

Details of Roller Drive Kit Components

1. Remove the protective cover from the door of the shutter and detach the fasteners from the table then dismantle and remove the existing tube.

Report of ratings

Report of ratings

2. Transfer the cutting length of the old tube to the new telescopic tube equipped with its motor, respecting the recommended 2 cm difference.

Adaptation of the new spindle end

Adaptation of the new spindle end

3. Install the retractable tips at the ends of the new tube, chosen according to the attachment configuration of the removed tube and attach the motor mount to the motor head pre-installed in the tube. Use the screws provided.

Power supply for wired model

Power supply for wired model

4. Pass the power supply cable into the side hole designed for this purpose in the trunk side if it is a wired model (eg MS 100 and MS 200). example RMS 1000 and RMS 2000) obviously avoid this step.

Initialization of the tubular motor

Initialization of the tubular motor

5. To initialize the motor of the mounted damper, simultaneously press both up and down keys on the control until you hear the flip of the shutter.

Advantages of the motorization of the shutter

Morning lighting without getting up

Morning lighting without getting up

It is a great comfort to be able to enjoy the first rays of the sun without leaving the softness of its bed thanks to a simple button or a remote control. It does not even need to worry about the time since the opening you have programmed tells you.

Glare without glare

Glare without glare

It is also a great comfort to be able to lower a shutter according to the curve of the sun to enjoy without glare a superb and permanent panorama.

(photos / visuals: © Somfy, except special mention)

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