Operating Systems

Standard cord lock

Standard cord lock

Venetian blinds are raised by pulling a long cord. The blind can be locked in place at the desired height with a sideways pull; another sideways pull releases the cord and lowers the shade to the chosen level.

Suitable for: Aluminum venetians,

Classic chain drive

Classic chain drive

Easy to operate, chain drive allows you to raise and lower your blinds using a chain from either side and can be face fitted or in-reveal mounted. Chains are available in colours and metal options.

Suitable for: Rollershades,

Cord and wand

Cord and wand

The combined Wand/Cord traverses the fabrics through a cord operation. Twist the wand to rotate the vanes. The Wand/Cord always stays in the same position, unlike the travelling wand.

Suitable for: Aluminum venetians,

Q-Motion Automation

Q-Motion Automation

Powered by D-sized alkaline batteries - the ones you buy at the supermarket - the Luxaflex Q-motion system operates rollershades quietly and smoothly. The batteries are located within the roller tube, so there's no bulky machinery to disguise. Control is handled by the Q-motion remote or by downloading an app to an iPhone or iPad.

Suitable for: Rollershades,

Automated tilt/raise and auto-tilt

Automated tilt/raise and auto-tilt

The blind is operated by a built in electric motor. There is a choice of switches, group operation, infrared remote, radio remote or solar control. 25mm blinds are operated by 24V motors and 50mm blinds are operated by 240V motors. Auto Tilt option allows you to adjust the operation of the slat only with a battery operated motor and remote. (25mm only).

Suitable for: Aluminum venetians,

Somfy automation

Somfy automation

Hard-wired automation using a 240V motor integrated in the headrail. Controlled by a wall switch or remote control. The cone mechanism ensures that the blinds remain perfectly horizontal at all times while they are being raised and lowered. Can be wired into home automation systems.

Suitable for: Aluminum venetians, Rollershades, EVO external screens,

Photon One Solar-Powered Motor

Photon One Solar-Powered Motor

A solar-powered straight drop awning motor for Luxaflex EVO external screens. Combines cutting edge patented power management electronics with an integrated battery receiver unit. A simple and energy efficient motorisation solution.

Suitable for: EVO external screens,