FAQ & troubleshoot electric blinds
After plugging in the signal repeater for the first time, it may take a couple of minutes for all the electronic parts to start communicating together. This is the same if it is unplugged or if there is a power shortage.
There can be a small delay as the remote ‘communicates’ with the Zigbee repeater and then the blind itself.
You can pull the blind down manually and then recharge the battery so that you can raise it again.
The repeater is a necessary part to help operate the blind (it will not work otherwise). It helps the blind and the remote control to communicate. It is needed for proper wireless function.
With normal usage (up and down once a day), a fully charged battery should last 4 to 6 months before needing to be recharged. As with any battery, the ability to hold a charge will gradually reduce over time.
Around 4-5 hours with the IKEA charger.
Yes, we have a 5-year guarantee, which covers full functionality of the blinds. This means that, in normal domestic use and provided that you follow the care instructions, the blinds will still work as-new, even after 5 years. Here, we define normal use as taking down and up the blinds once a day.
No, but you can use them in all other indoor areas of the home.
Both have the same motorized mechanism that can also work with the IKEA Home smart app and TRÅDFRI gateway. KADRILJ fabric is sheer and will let some light through but provide privacy. FYRTUR has a block-out, woven material that darkens your room and blocks out the light – perfect for a great sleeping environment.
No, but KADRILJ and FYRTUR are available in 5 different sizes – 60cm, 80cm, 100cm, 120cm and 140cm.
The pre-set functions in the IKEA Home smart app can create the same settings from one day to the next.