Technical Information

Remote Controlled Shade Programming (2007-2017)

14-Channel Remote

Directions to Link and Set Limits

If you do not have the two small holes drilled in the face of your 14-channel remote, the cover of the remote must be removed for Key 1 and Key 2 access.

14 Channel remote diagram

  • Select the button on the 14 channel remote you want to link the shade with.
  • Start the motor by holding the learning button on the shade until it just starts beeping, then you should release the button.
  • Link with Key 2 on the Remote: While motor is beeping, press and hold Key 2 (left-hand button) to link remotely to the motor. A Chirp will be heard if successful. NOTE: In rare cases, Key 1 will marry the remote to the shade. Try this only after several attempts are made using Key 2 above with no results.
  • Program with Key 1 on the remote: Press and hold Key 1 (right-hand button) to get into the program mode. You will hear the motor Chirp.
  • Confirming the upper and lower limits: Lower the shade with the DOWN button and manually stop it by pressing the STOP button where you want the lower limit to be set. NOTE: You can bump the shade up or down (1/2” at a time) once you stop the initial movement of the shade as it first travels up or down. This allows you to accurately set the limit where you want the shade to stop. When you have the shade positioned properly, press Key 2 to confirm that limit. A Chirp should be heard.
  • Using the UP button, move the shade to the upper stop position and manually stop the shade by pressing the STOP button. Bump the shade up or down to position it correctly and, again, press Key 2. You are now out of the programming mode.
  • Test the shade limits: start by pressing the DOWN button on the 14-channel remote and keep your finger near the STOP button. If the shade does not stop at the limit you set, stop it manually. If the shade stops at the limit properly, press the UP button and test the upper stop point. Again, Be sure to keep your finger near the stop button in case the limit is exceeded. If the upper and lower stop points work properly, you are done.
  • NOTE: If the shade goes UP when you push the DOWN button, you can easily change the direction of the motor by holding the STOP button for that shade and then pushing Key 1, together, until the motor Chirps. The motor should now be reversed. Test the shade to be sure it is correct.

If you need to Link the shade to the All Night or All Day button on a 14-channel remote, press the All Night/Day button on the remote. Hold the learning button on the shade you want to Link until it just starts to beep and release it. Press Key 2 on the 14-channel remote to Link to the remote. If the limits were set previously, those parameters are stored in the motor of the shade, so no more programming is necessary.

NOTE: If you need to clear a motor of all its limits, hold the learning button for that shade for three sets of a series of beeps. All previous limits will now be removed and you MUST manually stop the shade.

To un-link a shade for either the 2-channel or 14-channel remote: Hold learning button on the shade for 1 beep cycle only, you can then re-link to another button. The shade will un-link from all buttons (individual and all).

2-Channel Remote

You must remove the face-plate of the 2-channel remote to access the two keys. Use a paper clip, toothpick or similar to push the Key 1 and Key 2 buttons. NOTE: You may not be able to Link a new shade motor with an old remote if the remote number is Model SF-012

2-channel remote

Directions to Link and Set Limits

  • Link the shade to the remote: Press the UP button, STOP, or DOWN button on the side of the remote you want the shade associated with.
  • Start the motor by holding the learning button until it starts beeping, then you should release it. Press and hold Key 1 on the 2-channel remote to link the shade to the remote. If successful, the motor will emit a chirping sound. The channel is now linked to the shade and you can now release Key 1.
  • Go into program mode with Key 2 by momentarily pressing the STOP button on the remote on the side you want to program, then press and hold Key 2 to get into program mode until the motor Chirps, signifying that you are now in the program mode.
  • Confirming the upper and lower limits: lower the shade with the DOWN button and manually stop it by pressing the STOP button where you want the lower limit to be set. NOTE: You can bump the shade up or down (1/2” at a time) once you stop the initial movement of the shade as it first travels up or down. This allows you to accurately set the limit where you want the shade to stop. When you have the shade positioned properly, press and hold Key 1 to confirm that limit until a Chirp is heard, then release.
  • Using the UP button, move the shade to the upper stop position and manually stop the shade by pressing the STOP button. Bump the shade up or down to position it correctly and, again, press Key 1. You are now out of the programming mode.
  • Test the shade limits: start by pressing the DOWN button on the 2-channel remote and keep your finger near the STOP button. If the shade does not stop at the limit you set, stop it manually. If the shade stops at the limit properly, press the UP button and test the upper stop point. Again, Be sure to keep your finger near the stop button in case the limit is exceeded. If the upper and lower stop points work properly, you are done.
  • NOTE: If the shade goes up when you push the DOWN button, you can easily change the direction of the motor by holding Key 2 and then pushing the STOP button for that shade, together, until the motor Chirps. The motor should now be reversed. Test the shade.

If you want to Link the shade to the All Night or All Day button on a 2-channel remote, momentarily press the STOP button on the side of the remote that you want to link with the shade. Hold the learning button on the shade you want to Link until it just starts to beep and release it. Press Key 1 on the 2-channel remote to marry to the remote and hold until it Chirps. If the limits were set previously, those parameters are stored in the motor for the shade, so no more programming is necessary.

NOTE: If you need to clear a motor of its limits, hold the learning button for that shade for three sets of a series of beeps. All previous limits will now be removed and you MUST manually stop the shade. You now must also re-link the shade to the remote (see above instructions).

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