1 Motor Controller

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

A single AC motor controller with robust RS-485 communication, the 1 Motor Controller is intended to be used as part of the IntelliFlex I/O smart motor control system. It comes with built-in network termination and onboard buttons for testing and motor configuration. Pluggable terminal blocks for easier wiring and on-board contact closure terminal connections provide local control. The flexible programming options allow the motor port to be operated independently even when networked. Fully integrated, the IntelliFlex I/O smart motor control system with the 1MC 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.

Product Specs

  • Dimensions: 2-3/4” x 3-1/2” x 2-1/8” (70 mm x 89 mm x 54 mm). Enclosure: 6" x 6" x 4" (152 mm x 152 mm x 102 mm).
  • Comes packaged in a metal enclosure ready for installation.
  • Works with motorized roller shading and louver systems, or Venetian blinds.
  • Can be configured to respond to wall switches, RF remotes, and signals from third-party systems.
  • 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 A100.1-2022 Child Safety Standard

Effective June 1, 2024, in compliance with the updated ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2022 child safety standard, all Draper window shades operated by a bead chain will be furnished with a tensioned hold-down device that is permanently attached and partially disables the product if not installed correctly. This hold-down should be installed with tension on the chain.

All bead chain operated window shades will include:

  • Permanently installed spring-loaded tensioned hold-down device
  • Approved permanent warning label attached
  • Approved mechanical fasteners for the tension device included. Screws provided are not suitable for all mounting surfaces. The installer is responsible for secure mounting using appropriate hardware for the site conditions. Consult with contractors and builders as needed.

If the tension device is not installed with appropriate tension on the bead chain, 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.

Approved permanent warning label

Learn more about the new child safety standard

At the link below, you can see more information about the new child safety standard, mounting methods for the tensioned hold-down device, alternatives to bead chain products, and more.

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Tensioned hold-down device

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Part Numbers

  • C156.285/C156.285SA - 1 Motor Controller


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