Somfy’s motor is wired into your home or the building’s electrical system. Once installed, the motor runs maintenance-free until the end of its lifespan.
The WireFree™ Battery is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that eliminates the need to install and replace batteries. As a rechargeable solution, Somfy Rechargeable simplifies installation. Zero wiring. Zero drilling. Just plug the battery into your outlet using the complimentary charger for only 6 hours every 6 months in order to enjoy a full 6 months of hassle-free use.
Somfy’s motor is powered by extended-life lithium-ion batteries. It comes with a 12V battery tube which contains 8 AA lithium-ion batteries that are installed behind the head rail of your shade completely out of sight. Typical battery life is 6 months when using daily.