Can the Somfy Tilt 50 RTS motors be fitted to any Venetian blind

Yes, the Tilt 50 Wirefree RTS can be fitted to any 2" / 50 mm venetian blind. The parts you need are: - The motor - buy here $109.95 - - A headreail adapter - $6.95 (can be found here and here - check which version you need) - 12V power … [Read more...]

New – electric roller blind kits

If you have a manual roller blind and want to turn it into a motorized version, you can easily do so with the new kits that have become available. These are ideal also when you want a specific fabric and only need the parts to build your own … [Read more...]

How to change the control of a Somfy RTS roller blind from 2 to 1 remote

We get a lot of questions from readers and some are a good example of a recurring problem or issue. We answer these and publish them here, so you can learn from them. Question: I have a Telis 16 remote, with curtains on 11 different … [Read more...]

How to program a Somfy roller shutter motor

When you get a new motor, or when you have done a reset, you can program a Somfy motor as follows: (Note that this applies to roller shutter motors only, not to roller blinds or awnings) This procedure works for both RTS and IO motors from … [Read more...]

How to build your own electric roller blinds

Roller blinds are the perfect tool to control the amount of light in your room and as such have an important impact of the quality of the image on your screen. There are more benefits, but a drawback can be the price and the motor … [Read more...]