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Discussion in 'Smart Home, Climate Control & Security Forum' started by garyc, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. garyc

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    Hi,

    Anyone had any luck getting automated blinds to be controlled via a remote?

    Any ideas on suppliers, motors, controls etc

    cheers

    Gary
     
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    Goelst manufacture a range of blinds and curtain closers that come with RC's

    They don't have a uk web site, but they are exhibiting at the Smart Home show in a couple of weeks.
     
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    Hi Vex,

    cheers - any idea of price range?

    Gary
     
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    I don't I am afraid.

    Will try to get some for you later today, but I am really up against it, planning our own stand at Smart Home show before I go on holiday next week.

    Chris
     
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    Try Velux-

    available thru Magnet & Southerns uk wide, in a range of colours and theyr'e blackout too :smashin:
     
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    Moved to Home Automation and Lighting :)
     
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    Try having a look at Somfy, they work well and are easy to install, may be a bit pricey though, depends what your comparing them to.
     
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    Don't know about blinds, but a Homes&Antiques Magazine I read at my parent's house, said John Lewis did Motorized Curtains for £225.

    This was about 3-4 months ago though, don't know much more than that I'm afraid.
     
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    cheers for your input guys, will maybe try and get to the smart homes show if i can swing it with work!!!

    Gary
     
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    It is on over the weekend as well.

    I hope to have a curtain rail working and I know Goelst / G-Rail are launching a number of new products at the SHS.

    See you there.

    Chris
     
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    it would be both a business & pleasure trip

    will pop in and say hello
     
  12. garyc

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    Vex,

    PS. are u just showing at the SHS or selling as well??
     
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    (stage whisper) SSSssshhh, stand 3110 ;) (/stage whisper)

    There will be the opertunity to order, through one of the installers on my stand. Although I will not physically have any there that you could walk away with. :suicide:
     
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    ssssshhhh - ok mums the word :smashin:

    who should i ask for "VEX"?
     
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    AKA Chris :hiya:

    I'll try to get details and prices for you before the show opens. :thumbsup:
     
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    Hey Vex
    I was at the show what company are you?
    I went onto most stands and have a bag full of literature
     
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    Stand 3110 under the new Konnect2 name.

    I was also speaking in one of the morning seminars

    Chris
     

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