Wood Venetian blinds can be controlled using mains voltage motors and ‘tilt only’ battery powered motors. In both cases they will require be hung from a 50mm head rail to allow for integration of the motor.

Battery motors are not designed (or powerful enough) to lift the blind - they simply tilt the slats and blind is raised and lowered by a standard pull-cord.

Somfy motors can be controlled by any of the extensive range of the Somfy RTS handhelded and wall mounted transmitters.

The Coullise battery powered motor must be controlled by the Coullisse handset

Low Voltage motors will require a Somfy transformer. They have limitations operating larger venetian blinds. We recommend you check with our office before specifying.