Hunter Douglas Platinum AppHunter Douglas Platinum AppDownload The Platinum App by clicking HERE. With the new, easy-to-use Platinum App, you can now operate Hunter Douglas’s PowerRise 2.1 and PowerGlide 2.1 motorized window coverings using your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The new app is far more than a remote, the smart technology of the Platinum App allows you to preset and reset the precise position of multiple window coverings for optimal privacy, security, energy management and mood.  Customized slide bars for each Platinum App Certified window covering make programming simple to set.  Scene control, room control, individual shade control or timed control are all features of the new Platinum App.  The App is free to download and the set-up is simple with the new Platinum App Bridge and a home wireless network.  Come see a demonstration of the Platinum App in our store.

Motorization can be either battery-operated or hard-wired’. The best time to hard-wire is during the new construction or remodel process when walls are exposed.

Battery Operated motorization is actuated by a battery wand in a head rail or a separate battery pack that attaches to a motor in the headrail of a blind or shade. This DOES require changing of batteries. Sometimes AC transformers can be used in lieu of batteries.  It is all dependent on the product and manufacturer.

Different terminology is used in the window covering industry for battery-operated motorization. The most predominant is “Power Rise” with the Hunter Douglas Products.  HD can Power-Rise most shade and shading products. On Blinds, the tilt can be battery-operated, but due to the weight of the blinds, the lift cannot.  Battery-operated motorization is highly used due to the ease of operation and no requirement to open walls and re-wire by an electrician.

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Electronic Solutions, Inc.

Hunter-Douglas Hard-wired

Hunter-Douglas Battery operated

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