4 Motor Controller

Intelligent 4 Motor Controller for Shades, Venetian Blinds, and Louver Systems

The 4 Motor Controller offers a four AC motor controller intended to be used as part of the IntelliFlex I/O smart motor control system. It comes with built-in network termination and on-board buttons for testing and motor configuration. Pluggable terminal blocks for easier wiring and onboard contact closure terminal connections provide local control. Flexible programming options allow each motor port to be operated independently. Fully integrated, the IntelliFlex I/O smart motor control system with the 4MC can be used with all of the peripherals that are available within the I/O line. Installers will no longer need to use a computer to program the motors and assign groups. Controller comes pre-installed in metal enclosure.

Product Specs

  • Can be configured to respond to wall switches, RF remotes, and signals from third-party systems.
  • Works with motorized roller shading and louver systems, or Venetian blinds.
  • Controller dimensions: 3-1/2” x 7” x 1-7/8” (89 mm x 178 mm x 48 mm). Enclosure: 8” x 8” x 4” (203 mm x 203 mm x 102 mm).
  • Input power: 110-230VAC @ 50 / 60Hz.
  • Output power: Maximum 4A @ input Voltage.
  • Operating temp: 32-140° F, 0-60° C.
  • Network bus: RS-485.

ANSI/WCMA A100.1 Compliance

If clutch-operated roller shades are installed in an environment where it's possible that young children will be present, they should comply with ANSI/WCMA A100.1, the Standard for Safety of Window Coverings.

If the shades that you purchase need to comply with this standard, it is your responsibility to inform Draper and opt-in to receive compliant products at time of order.

Spring-Loaded Cord Tension Device

Compliant window shades will include:

  • Pre-installed spring-loaded chain tension device with bead chain threaded through it
  • Approved permanent warning label attached
  • Approved mechanical fasteners for the tension device included

If the tension device is not installed properly, or becomes unattached from the mounting surface, the shade will be rendered partially inoperable. If installed properly, the tension device will prevent the creation of a hazardous loop and will maintain tension on the bead chain. The tension device and label require tools to be removed.


The testing required by the WCMA for products to comply with safety standard A100.1 includes:

  • UV stability testing - AATCC Test Method 16 for UV Stability
  • Impact testing - ASTM D5420
  • Bead chain durability testing
  • Operation cycle testing - 3,000 cycles per the standard

Our spring loaded tension device passed the requirements of these tests.

WCMA compliant hangtag warning label

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Part Numbers

  • C156.286/C156.286SA - 4 Motor Controller

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