Lift System for Woven Wood Shades

Melhanna Woven Wood Shades utilize Somfy's Sonesse 30, Sonesse 40 and Sonesse 50 motors for lift operation. These products are available with DC-operated or direct plug or hardwire options. These systems can be used on both the standard Roman fold and the Waterfall head rail options.

Configuration Options

Product Specifications

Motor Style:

Sonesse 30, 40 and 50 RTS "Ultra Quiet" Motors - 1-1/2", 2", and 2-1/2" tubes

Motor Size:

Sonesse 30 - 1.1", Sonesse 40 - 1.75", Sonesse 50 - 2"

Maximum Torque:

Sonesse 30 - 2Nmm, Sonesse 40 - 4Nmm, Sonesse 50 - 4Nmm

Speed at Nominal Torque:

Sonesse 30 - 28rpm regulated, Sonesse 40 - 36rpm, Sonesse 50 - 32rpm

Supply Voltage:

Sonesse 30 - 24V - Direct Current, Sonesse 40 - 110V AC, Sonesse 50 - 110V AC

Minimum Width:

Sonesse 30 - 24" OB, Sonesse 40 - 24" OB, Sonesse 50 - 40" OB

Pre-Installed Components:

Motor, Drive Adapter

Retrofit of Existing Blind:

Yes. Contact Customer Service for details.

Communications Options:

Radio Frequency 433 Mhz

User Interface Options:

  • 1 Channel Remote
  • 5 Channel Remote
  • 16 Channel Remote with on-screen display
  • Wireless Sun Sensor Remote
  • Wireless Temperature Remote
  • Timer Control Remote
  • 5 Channel Wall Switch
  • myLink Mobile Application


  • Radio Frequency Range (RF):

    65 feet

    Power Options:

  • Sonesse 30 - DC 24V transformer w/15 ft cord
  • Sonesse 40 - Direct hardwire or plug, standard 11.5ft cable
  • Sonesse 50 - Direct hardwire or plug, includes standard 6 ft cable


  • Warranty:

    5 Year Limited


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