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8960 Venetian Blind System is an electrically operated blind with 50 mm aluminium, wood or leather slats. A matching slat is slotted into the headrail to match the blind slats.

All electric controlled systems can also be controlled by a white plastic wall mounted switch, available in latching and non-latching configurations.

The system can be operated by radio control: Silent Gliss Radio Remote Control Systems 9940 or 0450. Designed for use with mains electric systems . Timber slats can be made flame retardant at extra cost. The blinds are available with a range of co-ordinating fabric tapes.

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Standard product features


Width: 50 mm.


  • Reference: 8901.
  • Material: Anodized aluminium.
  • Dimensions: 60 mm (wide) x 56 mm (deep).
  • Colour: Varies dependent on slat colour; consult manufacturer's literature for details.


Blind dimensions:

– Aluminium:

  • Maximum width: 3600 mm.
  • Minimum width: 650 mm.
  • Maximum drop: 3600 mm.

– Leather/ Timber:

  • Maximum width: 2430 mm.
  • Minimum width: 650 mm.
  • Maximum drop: 2750 mm.

Refer to manufacturer's literature for maximum size combinations available.


  • Universal wall/ ceiling bracket: Fix at 450 mm centres with end brackets 100 mm from ends of blind.
  • 5780ST Radio Remote Control System, including hand-held transmitter Ref 5782ST (single motor)/ 5784ST (2–4 motors) and receiver Ref 5781ST. Motor type B Ref 0611.

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45-25-10/370 Venetian blinds

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Silent Gliss Ltd


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8960 Venetian Blind System


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[115V/ 60 Hz]
[230V/ 50 Hz]


[Remote control system]
[Universal wall/ ceiling bracket Ref 0511]
[Wall mounted switch Ref 0613]

Manufacturer details

Pyramid Business Park,
Poorhole Lane,
Kent, CT10 2PT
Tel +44 (0)1843 863571
Fax +44 (0)1843 864503
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