Somfy Introduces Ultra Quiet and Powerful Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC Motor for Residential and Commercial Shading Solutions

The Award-Winning Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC Motor is the Market’s Quietest and Most Powerful

Dayton, NJ July 07, 2015

Somfy Systems, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of radio-controlled motors for interior and exterior window coverings, is proud to introduce the ultra powerful and ultra quiet Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC motor. Packed with innovation, the Sonesse ULTRA 50 provides up to 6 Nm of power and acoustic performance of less than 38 dBA, making it the strongest and quietest motor for interior window coverings on the market today.

"The Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC motor marries innovation with functionality," said Tom Murphy, Chief Operating Officer of Somfy North America. "Sleek and convenient, the motor is also strong enough for commercial projects. The Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC offers energy savings, UV protection, and a touch of everyday luxury."

The Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC motor, a recent winner of the Commercial Integrator BEST award, is packed with a host of great features including:

Ultra Quiet: The Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC motor operates at an acoustic level of less than 38 dBA, making it the quietest interior shading motor on the market. Perfect for any environment where quiet and peaceful performance is a must, from the living room to the boardroom.

Ultra Powerful: Its superior torque of up to 6Nm allows the motor to be installed for almost any application on the market. Additionally, the high torque allows for a single Sonesse ULTRA to operate up to six interior shades together in coupled shade applications.

Ultra Flexible: Available for multiple control technologies including RS485, Radio Technology Somfy and standard wired control, this motor offers unparalleled power and flexibility.

The Sonesse ULTRA 50 AC motor can be used with a variety of window coverings to match any interior design, and its flexibility makes it the definitive solution for both residential and commercial projects.

About Somfy Systems, Inc.
Somfy, the global leader in the manufacturing of strong, intelligent, quiet motors and electronic controls for both interior and exterior window coverings with more than 110 million motors produced since 1980, has North American headquarters located in Dayton, NJ. For more than four decades, Somfy engineers have designed products for both commercial and residential markets to motorize window coverings such as interior shades, wood blinds, draperies, awnings, rolling shutters, exterior solar screens and projection screens. Somfy motorization systems are easily integrated with security, HVAC and lighting systems providing total home or building automation. For more information, visit

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