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Battery vs AC Mains Motors

One of the fundamental choices you have is to come to terms with, is whether you will be using Battery or AC Mains motors. If you are planning a new build you may have the luxury of choosing between the two. If you are renovating you may be limited by your current electrical infrastructure. Below we explore the advantages and disadvantages of the different power sources.

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Advantages of Battery Motors

  • Quick and easy to implement
  • No construction or electrician necessary
  • No need to conceal wires

Disadvantages of AC Mains Motors

  • The battery will need charging once a year.
  • A battery takes +/-6 hours to recharge.
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Motorisation, Motorisation, Blind Designs

Blind Systems Available For Battery Motorisation

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AC Mains Motors .Motorisation, Motorisation, Blind Designs

Advantages of AC Mains Motors

  • No charging necessary
  • Can drive larger blinds
  • Quieter than battery motors

Disadvantages of AC Mains Motors

  • Providing power to the blind can be expensive and inconvenient.
  • You need to conceal a cable from the blind to the plug.
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Motorisation, Motorisation, Blind Designs

Blind Systems Available For AC Main Motors

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Benefits of Motorising your Blinds .Motorisation, Motorisation, Blind Designs

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High or inaccessible blinds

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Control multiple blinds

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Longer lifespan

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Convenience

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Energy efficiency

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Safety

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Easy adjustment of blinds

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Quiet and discreet

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Hand Held Remote

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Wall Mounted Switch

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App Control

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