roller shades and motor devices

I tried this question in home automation, with no replies... any ideas?
-------- Original Message -------- Subject: roller shades and motor devices Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 00:06:12 GMT Newsgroups: alt.home.automation,alt.home-theater
I need to make room darkening roller shades. What brand would you recommend? I would like to get standard cloth material with the continuous loop chain. Only then we would like to add a motor automation device to close and open the shades. I have only seen the motor devices able to take a loop rope cord not the chains. Anyone have any suggestions were to go for this stuff?
Thanks, TP
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I have some Hunter Douglas Remembrance shades. They can have factory installed motors with either hand held remote or switch operated controls. I don't have the motor option so don't know much else about it. I'd guess the switch control could be automated. The shades themselves have been problem free except for some installation issues. The outside mount system was a pain to deal with and one of the shades had a little assembly problem that I was able to fix.
Lots of places on the net sell these shades so just do a search if you want more details.
Doug
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Try asking in comp.home.automation - the alt group doesn't get much traffic.
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Find a Hunter-Douglas dealer in your area. I know they have the high quality shade and I think you can order it already motorized.
Colbyt
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