Automatic and Manual Controls

There are a range of options to control your Ombra outdoor screens, from conventional manual controls, with a simple crank gear or spring solution, to our premium motorised system.

OMBRA automatic manual


OMBRA Motor Features Bidirectional Communication

Bidirectional Communication

Automate Radio Communication utilises two-way communication to provide up-to-date feedback on battery levels and shade positioning via the Automate Pulse 2 app.

OMBRA Motor Features Adjustable Speed Control

Adjustable Speed Control

Three shade speed settings to suit your needs – faster for larger shades, slower for smaller. Features quiet operation when set to the lowest speed setting.

OMBRA Motor Features Simplified Setup

Simplified Setup

Whether using a remote control or app for shade setup, Automate programming instructions are streamlined to have your shades moving as quickly as possible.

OMBRA Motor Features Favourite Positioning

Favourite Positioning

Add a programmable shade position in addition to the upper and lower limits that can be defined as your “favourite”.

OMBRA Motor Features Precise Limit Adjustment1l

Precise Limit Adjustment

Incremental steps during limit setting allows for precise positioning of the shade.

OMBRA Control Options Fabric Tension 2

Fabric Tension

Three different modes of Fabric Tension technology

*E-type for standard use
*Manual FT Mode for use with conventional locking devices with fabric tensioning
*Auto FT Mode for use with Ulta-Lock, providing automatic fabric tensioning.

OMBRA Control Options Ultra Lock


Compatible with Ultra-Lock, the FT15 motor will automatically close, lock and tension the shade with a simple touch

OMBRA Control Options Impact Detection

Impact Detection

Impact Detection technology which senses an object in shades path and reverts to a safe position


OMBRA Automate Controllers 1
automate remotes

Automate Push 5 remotes

5 Channel or 15 Channel

Contemporary design

Slimline magnetic wall mount

automate Pulse2

Automate Pulse 2

Control all your blinds from your phone

Locally or anywhere in the world

Set-up wizard

Integrates with third party systems

smart hub enhanced


The Automate Pulse 2 Hub is the foundation of your Automate smart shade motorisation system.

Alongside the Automate Pulse 2 App, the Pulse 2 Hub enables control and automation of all ARC (Automate Radio Communication) enabled products.

Once you have installed the Pulse 2 Hub, download the Automate Pulse 2 App – available for iOS and Android, and set up an account. Experience shade control straight from your smart device or customise your set-up with integrated third party systems.