Operator Options

Insolroll® Blackout Shade Operator Options

Insolroll® Blackout Shades are available in a variety of manual and motorized operators.  Insolroll® Blackout Shades utilize the highest quality manual clutch operators, spring mechanisms and motorized operators.

Manual Clutch Operated Shades

An adjustment-free system controlled by a nickel-plated steel ball chain or a plastic bead chain on a polyester cord. The clutch system is comprised of multi-banded steel springs that create the pressure necessary to keep the shade in the desired position.

*Smooth, easy to operate, economical roller shade operator

*Specified in two out of every three roller shade projects worldwide

*Universal one-piece mounting brackets for easy mounting to wall or ceiling

Insolroll® clutches are available in 4 sizes to insure easy manual lifting for shades up to 96″ wide x 168″ high or 144″ wide x 96″ high. The larger sizes utilize a spring assist mechanism to reduce the pull force necessary to raise and lower heavy shades.
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Manual Spring Roller Shades can be specified for window up to 60″ wide x 84″ high.

Motorized Shades

Insolroll® Blackout Shades are available in a complete range of 110 volt AC, 24 volt DC, and 12 volt Battery Motors to meet every application. Motorized operation is convenient, efficient, and compatible with Insolroll’s Simplified Building Controls and Home Automation Integration Systems.

Motorization offers trouble-free operation of oversized or hard-to-reach shades. Convenient control options allow shades to operate individually, in groups, or automatically. No more dangling cords, ensuring a clean appearance and eliminating child-safety issues.

AC, DC, & Battery Motorsclick for info on Insolroll Quiet Motor Technology

Our 110 volt AC tubular-type directional motor has been the industry standard for over 50 years. These motors includes built-in limit and thermal overload switches. These motors are available with directional wires for hard-wired control, built-in radio controls, or built-in intelligent controls. In addition, new “Quiet” motor systems are available for discriminating applications.

Development of newer 24 volt DC motors has simplified wiring hook-ups and allowed smaller shades to be motorized. DC motors are available with directional wires for hard-wired control or built-in radio controls for wireless switching.

12 volt Battery motor and battery wand

12 volt Battery motor and battery wand

For areas where power and wiring is not an option, 12 volt DC Battery motors are available.  Battery motors are available with Radio remote control switching. Eight AA  Lithium batteries are utilized as power source.  Typical battery life varies from 6 months to 1 year depending upon the size, usage, and outside radio interference.